Maurice Sendak’s 85th Birthday

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Admired for his award-winning illustrations and beloved for his imaginative storytelling, Maurice Sendak is an American children’s book legend.  Whether they are monsters stomping through a forest, a boy cruising in a bread plane, or a parade of pigs celebrating a birthday, the unique characters of Sendak’s books have sparked the imaginations of children for decades.  His talents and ambitions, however, are not limited to children’s books.  He also created television shows and designed sets for operas and ballets. Read more at Google’s doodle page…

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