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My Brother’s Book: Maurice Sendak’s Posthumous Love Letter to the World
My Brother’s Book: Maurice Sendak’s Posthumous Love Letter to the World

“Because love is so enormous, the only thing you can think of doing is swallowing the person that you love entirely.”

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Maurice Sendak’s Unreleased Drawings and Intaglio Prints
Maurice Sendak’s Unreleased Drawings and Intaglio Prints

What an American printmaker has to do with Mozart.

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The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss
The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss

“…a creature content with himself as animal and artist, and one who didn’t give a lick or a spit for anyone’s opinion, one way or another, of his work.”

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A Witty and Wise 1953 Letter from Legendary Children’s Book Editor Ursula Nordstrom
A Witty and Wise 1953 Letter from Legendary Children’s Book Editor Ursula Nordstrom

On imagination, comfort zones, and how to stand up to mediocre ladies in influential positions.

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Maurice Sendak on Passion, the Risk of Art, and Never Having Written for Children
Maurice Sendak on Passion, the Risk of Art, and Never Having Written for Children

What Herman Melville has to do with the artist’s gauntlet and the sacrilege of sequels.

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Terry Gross’s Moving Maurice Sendak Interview, Illustrated by Christoph Niemann
Terry Gross’s Moving Maurice Sendak Interview, Illustrated by Christoph Niemann

“Live your life, live your life, live your life.”

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Grim Colberty Tales: Maurice Sendak’s Last On-Camera Appearance
Grim Colberty Tales: Maurice Sendak’s Last On-Camera Appearance

“I don’t write for children. I write — and somebody says, ‘That’s for children!'”

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A Brief History of Children’s Picture Books and the Art of Visual Storytelling
A Brief History of Children’s Picture Books and the Art of Visual Storytelling

From cave paintings to Maurice Sendak, or what modern ebooks can learn from mid-century design icons.

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The Letters of Greats: From Ernest Hemingway to Georgia O’Keeffe, a Glimpse of Famous Correspondence
The Letters of Greats: From Ernest Hemingway to Georgia O’Keeffe, a Glimpse of Famous Correspondence

Lessons in love via post, or what Hemingway’s soft side has to do with Maurice Sendak’s early genius.

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The 11 Best Illustrated Children’s and Picture Books of 2011
The 11 Best Illustrated Children’s and Picture Books of 2011

From evil stepmothers to Edward Gorey, or what Richard Dawkins has to do with Hindu deities.

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