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  1. Kickstarter Removes 'Where the Wild Things Are' Sequel Proposal

    7:20 am 7/5/2013

    The book was to be dedicated to the memory of Maurice Sendak, but HarperCollins registers a takedown notice over a violation of the Sendak estate's right to create derivative works.Read more

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  2. Friends and Fellow Writers Pay Tribute to 'Where the Wild Things Are' Author Maurice Sendak

    11:59 am 5/10/2012

    On the day before his death, they gathered by his bedside to eat jelly beans, read his new book, and toast his life.Read more

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  3. Remembering Maurice Sendak: Longtime Friend Jules Feiffer Pays Tribute

    11:00 pm 5/8/2012

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist remembers the "Where the Wild Things Are" author.Read more

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  4. Maurice Sendak Remembered as a Cartoon Industry Giant

    8:34 am 5/8/2012

    Cookie Jar Entertainment CEO Michael Hirsh: "To those of us who have worked in children's storytelling all of our lives, (he) was the giant--our Tolstoy, our Einstein, our Ghandi, our Mozart." Read more

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  5. Maurice Sendak's Death Prompts Outpouring of Twitter Mourning

    8:03 am 5/8/2012

    With the news that the famed children's book author and illustrator passed away, writers and Hollywood stars were quick to express their sadness.Read more

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  6. Maurice Sendak Dies at 83-Years Old

    6:05 am 5/8/2012

    The famed children's books author and illustrator suffered a stroke on Friday.Read more

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  7. Stephen Colbert to Publish Kids Book 'I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)' in May (Video)

    11:09 am 2/21/2012

    The Comedy Central host promised to Maurice Sendak in January that he would "cash in" with a celebrity children's book of his own.Read more

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  8. Maurice Sendak Calls Newt Gingrich an 'Idiot' in 'Colbert Report' Interview (Video)

    11:49 am 1/25/2012

    The "Where the Wild Things Are" author blasts the GOP presidential contender as "gross and vile."Read more

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