Images from Janell Cannon's
. Reprinted with
permission from Harcourt Publishers.
Links: Authors: Maurice Sendak (b. 1928)
brief bio (HarperCollins)
The Artistry and Influence of Maurice Sendak
(About.com guide to Children's Books)
"'Descent into Limbo' The 34th Annual May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture,"
by Maurice Sendak (MIT, 5 April 2003)
American Masters: Maurice Sendak
"'Dance's' Conflict Is Center Stage"
by Naomi Pfefferman (
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
, 18 April 2003). Sendak talks about
"Maurice Sendak: A Western Canon, Jr."
(includes interview, favorite books, more). Courtesy of the
"A Conversation with Maurice Sendak"
by Jennifer Ludden (NPR's
All Things Considered
, June 4, 2005)
The Rosenbach Museum and Library
(Philadelphia, PA; holds Sendak's papers)
NEA Art Forms: 1996 National Medal of Arts -- Maurice Sendak
(brief article on occasion of National Endowment for the Arts' award, including links and photograph of Sendak with the Clintons). Courtesy of the
"Swine Lake: A night at the ballet with Maurice Sendak"
, interview by Alice Cary (
, May 1999)
"Concerns Beyond Just Where the Wild Things Are"
by Patricia Cohen (
New York Times
, September 9, 2008)