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Maurice Sendak

Friday, December 28, 2012

The cover of Where the Wild Things Are The cover of Where the Wild Things Are (Maurice Sendak)

Celebrated children's book author and illustrator Maurice Sendak died in May at the age of 83. To remember him, we’re re-airing a selection of my 1992 interview with him about his book I Saw Esau, a collection of more than 170 insults, riddles, jeers, and jump-rope rhymes, edited with Iona and Peter Opie. He was known to be reclusive, and I was honored that he came to our studio for our conversation.

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