- Maurice (Bernard),1928–2012, U.S. author and illustrator of children's books.
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N.C. Wyeth and William Steig and Sendak are just doing their jobs as far as a kid is concerned.
But coming to Sendak as an adult, I understood immediately that here was someone special.
It was the classic Sendak shtick—light and dark at the same time, and also totally true.
Sendak's lumbering German Shepherd, Herman—named after Melville—was snoring at our feet.
- Maurice (Bernard). 1928–2012, US artist, writer, and set designer, best known as an illustrator of children's books, including Where the Wild Things Are (1963), which he also wrote, In the Night Kitchen (1971), and Nutcracker (1984)