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Thread: RIP Maurice Sendak

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    RIP Maurice Sendak

    The author of Where the Wild Things Are has passed away today.

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    Maurice made a lot of childhoods happier. He will be missed.
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    my favourite book as a kid
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    I always loved Little Bear, which had a different author, but illustrations by Sendak.
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    The world has lost a genius. RIP.

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    Very, very sad news. I always had respect for his work, but I was enchanted by the man when I saw him on the Colbert Report. He really was funny, sharp and humane.

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    Awww, damn! I loved that book when I was a kid. I remember being excited when I finally took it out of the library.

    RIP, Sendak. I loved your illustrations.

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