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Who was Maurice Sendak?

Author: Janet B Pascal; Stephen Marchesi; Nancy Harrison
Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 2013.
Series: Who was-- ?
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It seems entirely fitting that Maurice Sendak was born on the same day that Mickey Mouse first made his cartoon debut--June 10, 1928. Sendak was crazy about cartoons and comic books, and at twelve, after seeing Disney's Fantasia, he decided that he was going to become an illustrator. His love of childrens books began early: often sick and confined to bed, little Maurice read and read and read. Though many of his
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Maurice Sendak; Maurice Sendak
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet B Pascal; Stephen Marchesi; Nancy Harrison
ISBN: 9780448465005 0448465000 9780448465869 0448465868
OCLC Number: 826123126
Description: 105 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Who Was Maurice Sendak? --
Looking out Windows --
Nowhere Is Safe --
The Young Cartoonist --
Open Doors --
Setting Words to Pictures --
First Loves and First Books --
Wild Things --
The Night Kitchen --
Outside --
Opera --
Old Fears --
Through the Picture.
Series Title: Who was-- ?
Other Titles: Maurice Sendak
Responsibility: by Janet B. Pascal ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi.
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"It seems entirely fitting that Maurice Sendak was born on the same day that Mickey Mouse first made his cartoon debut--June 10, 1928. Sendak was crazy about cartoons and comic books, and at twelve, after seeing Disney's Fantasia, he decided that he was going to become an illustrator. His love of childrens books began early: often sick and confined to bed, little Maurice read and read and read. Though many of his own stories were light and funny, the most important ones--Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There--dealt with anger, jealousy, abandonment, content that had never before been the subject of picture books. As well as covering career highlights, this easy to read, illustrated biography also describes the personal life of this genius. Who Was Maurice Sendak is perfect for kids wild about one of the most influential children's book artists of the twentieth century!"--

"Maurice Sendak, born June 10, 1928, was a writer and illustrator of children's books. This easy-to-read, illustrated biography describes the career and personal life of this genius"--

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