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Best known for his children’s books, where the wild things are and in the night kitchen, maurice sendak has spent the past fifty years bringing to life a world of fantasy and imagination. Amidst the turbulence of 1960s america a quiet revolution took place where few expected it: the world of children’s books maurice sendak was part of a vanguard of writers and. Maurice sendak has been a window dresser for fao schwartz, an illustrator for all-american comics small landscape and still life original oil paintings.
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