Maurice Sendak

 So sad to hear today that Maurice Sendak died.  My fondest memories of being little are  reading Little Bear with my mother.  The one thing I kept all these years from my childhood are my favorite books which are mostly either illustrated and or written by Maurice.  The man was simply a genius.  He changed the face of children's books, capturing their deep dark feelings.

Take a minute to listen to this beautiful and heartbreaking interview with Terri Gross on Fresh Air


  1. Ooooh I listened to the replay of that last week...I was late for an appt...but could not get out of my car...I'll bet he wept at least three times......I have all of my childhood books by him...more precious now...k