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‘Where the Wild Things Are’ to Get Stage Adaptation

The Maurice Sendak Foundation has commissioned the full-length play from off-Broadway's New Victory Theater, following a 1984 opera and the 2009 Spike Jonze film based on the classic children's story.

Kickstarter Removes ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ Sequel Proposal

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.

Friends and Fellow Writers Pay Tribute to ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ Author Maurice Sendak

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

Remembering Maurice Sendak: Longtime Friend Jules Feiffer Pays Tribute

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

Maurice Sendak Remembered as a Cartoon Industry Giant

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."

Maurice Sendak’s Death Prompts Outpouring of Twitter Mourning

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

Maurice Sendak Dies at 83-Years Old

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

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

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

Maurice Sendak Calls Newt Gingrich an ‘Idiot’ in ‘Colbert Report’ Interview (Video)

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