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Maurice Sendak

[American Writer and Illustrator, born in 1928]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Children's Books.
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    Maurice Sendak Works Online    
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Works from the Kenneth Tyler Collection of international prints

Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia
The museum is a major repository for the manuscripts and illustrations of Maurice Sendak

The Jewish Museum, New York City
Images from a 2005 exhibition

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
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Miscellaneous Sites:
Chesley Awards for Science Fiction and Fantasy Art
List of Sendak's Awards and Nominations

Kinderbücher (in German)  
Illustrations from the German versions of Higglety Pigglety Pop! and In the Night Kitchen

Biography, from the American Masters TV series

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Maurice Sendak  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Amazon Features
Interview with the artist about The Bat-Poet and The Animal Family

Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Where the Wild Things Are

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In the Night Kitchen

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I'll Be You and You Be Me

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How Little Lori Visited Times Square

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Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories

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Higglety Pigglety Pop! Or There Must Be More to Life

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Open House for Butterflies

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Charlotte and The White Horse

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Circus Girl

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The Happy Rain

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In Grandpa's House

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Kenny's Window

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The Sign on Rosie's Door

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Sarah's Room

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What Do You Say, Dear?

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Alligators All Around

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Dear Mili: An Old Tale

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The Light Princess

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The Bee-man of Orn

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Chicken Soup with Rice: A Book of Months


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Movie poster for 'Where the Wild Things Are'

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