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Maurice Sendak

Sendak, Maurice (1928– ), U.S. illustrator and author of children's books whose inventive renderings both delight and startle. His works include the Caldecott Medal winners Where the Wild Things Are (1963) and In the Night Kitchen (1970). His lively art became known to a wider public in the 1980s through his stage sets for operas, including Così fan tutte.

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