Maurice Sendak

Remembering Banned Authors: Maurice Sendak

By |2019-03-07T13:24:20-04:00October 3rd, 2012|Blog|

Millions of enchanted readers were saddened by the passing of beloved children’s book author Maurice Sendak at the age of 83 in May. His books, the most well-known being Where the Wild Things Are, captivated the imaginations of readers both young and old with their sometimes dark, fantastical stories.  Because of the nature of his tales, many critics and censors marked his work [...]

Farewell to Sendak, but not to Censorship

By |2019-03-15T17:10:21-04:00May 8th, 2012|Blog|

We were saddened to hear today about the passing of beloved children’s book author Maurice Sendak at the age of 83. His books, the most well-known being Where the Wild Things Are, captivated the imaginations of readers both young and old with their sometimes dark, fantastical stories.  Because of the nature of his tales, many critics and censors marked his [...]