- — Mercer Mayer (@MercerMayer)Tue, May 08 2012 14:37:06To a great man, Maurice Sendak, who has had such influence on children's literature. Let us honor him and his wonderful works.
- — Chuck Schumer (@ChuckSchumer)Tue, May 08 2012 14:18:51Maurice Sendak, Bklyn treasure & the original 'Wild Thing'-please don’t go, we’ll eat you up we love you so! Thanks for the Wild Rumpus
- — Questo of The Roots (@questlove)Tue, May 08 2012 14:04:43ahhh man! Maurice Sendak passed!?!?!? i was wondering why Where The Wild Things Are was trending. man!!!!!! this is a hurt piece.
- — John Kerry (@JohnKerry)Tue, May 08 2012 13:48:50Sad/read 'in the night kitchen' so many times to alex/vanessa: MT @AP BREAKING: Maurice Sendak, author of children's books, dies at 83.
- — KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith)Tue, May 08 2012 13:38:33And send-off to Sendak: Rest in Peace, Maurice! You were, indeed, the most Wild Thing of all! Beliiiiiiieeeve meeeeee! #AlligatorsAllAround
- — Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself)Tue, May 08 2012 15:49:38Remembering the first Maurice Sendak book I read - In the Night Kitchen. Remembering reading Outside Over There to @hollyherself every night
- — colin meloy (@colinmeloy)Tue, May 08 2012 15:01:41Such a gloom fell over the house today, hearing about Maurice Sendak's dying. A true visionary, that one. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/09/books/maurice-sendak-childrens-author-dies-at-83.html?hp …om/2012/05/09/books/maurice-sendak-childrens-author-dies-at-83.html?hp
- — colin meloy (@colinmeloy)Tue, May 08 2012 15:10:26Sendak taught me, like he taught a lot of kids my age, to embrace the macabre and the mysterious, to gleefully upset the rules.
Remembering Maurice Sendak
Tributes from colleagues and fans of the children's book author and illustrator.
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