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Caldecott Medal

(An illustration from Sendak's "Where The Wild Things Are.")

Maurice Sendak, Famed Children’s Author With Philadelphia Connection, Dead at 83

Maurice Sendak, the children’s book author and illustrator who saw the sometimes-dark side of childnood in books like “Where the Wild Things Are” and “In the Night Kitchen,” has died in Danbury, Conn.

05/08/2012