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Beloved author Sendak remembered

By on May 9th, 2012

Generations of parents and children have lost the creator of the beloved bedtime story, “Where the Wild Things Are.”  Children’s book artist and award-winning author Maurice Sendak has died at the age of 83. University of Florida English Professor John Cech is Sendak’s long-time friend and colleague. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris spoke with him about Sendak’s inspiration, influence and passion for children’s literature.

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“Where the Wild Things Are” will be celebrating its 50th anniversary next year.

 


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