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Maurice Sendak

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1928–),

Brooklyn-born illustrator and author, known for his playfully grotesque stories and drawings for children. His fantasies, comic but touched with eerie imagination, feature...

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Sendak, Maurice

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Professional Interior Design; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 332 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 10 June 1928, in Brooklyn (New York City).

Watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator, decorative designer. Stage costumes and sets.

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Sendak, Maurice Bernard

Philip Nel.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. 1654 words.

Sendak, Maurice Bernard (10 June 1928–08 May 2012), artist and creator of children’s books, was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, the youngest of three children of Polish immigrants...

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Maurice Sendak and Picturebook Psychology

Kenneth B. Kidd.

in Freud in Oz

November 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 13188 words.

This chapter discusses the characteristic of picturebook psychology, which represents and textualizes child play, focusing on author-illustrator Maurice Sendak. Picturebook psychology began...

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Maurice Sendak

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1928–),

Brooklyn-born illustrator and author, known for his playfully grotesque stories and drawings for children. His fantasies, comic but touched with eerie imagination, feature...

See overview in Oxford Index

Sendak, Maurice

Jane Doonan.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 2287 words.

(1928–), American illustrator and writer, one of the most esteemed and influential international contributors to the field of

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Maurice Sendak (1928– )

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 36 words.

There must be more to life than having everything!

Higglety, Pigglety Pop! (1967)

must be more to life

must be

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Maurice Sendak (1928–2012)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 36 words.

There must be more to life than having everything!

Higglety, Pigglety Pop! (1967)

must be more to life

must be

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Maurice Sendak (1928– )

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 23 words.

There must be more to life than having everything!

Higglety, Pigglety Pop! (1967)

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Maurice Sendak (1928–2012)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 23 words.

There must be more to life than having everything!

Higglety, Pigglety Pop! (1967)

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Maurice Sendak (1928–2012)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 23 words.

There must be more to life than having everything!

Higglety, Pigglety Pop! (1967)

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Maurice Sendak (1928–2012)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 23 words.

There must be more to life than having everything!

Higglety, Pigglety Pop! (1967)

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Sendak, Maurice (1928–2012)

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 116 words.

known for his playfully grotesque stories and drawings for children. His fantasies, comic but touched with eerie imagination, feature impish menacing creatures of strange scale, some...

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Sendak, Maurice (1928–2012)

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 79 words.

American author‐illustrator. *Where the Wild Things Are (1963, In the Night Kitchen (1970), and Outside Over There...

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Sendak, Maurice [Bernard] (1928)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 138 words.

(1928– ),

Brooklyn-born illustrator and author, known for his playfully grotesque stories and drawings for children. His fantasies,

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SENDAK, Maurice (1928–2012)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 1346 words.

of several classic *picture books who was born in Brooklyn, New York. His parents were Jewish immigrants from Poland—the name Sendak means ‘godfather’ or ‘sponsor’ in Hebrew—and he was...

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Sendak, Maurice (1928–2012)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 116 words.

he studied at the Art Students League in New York. In 2003 he shared the Astrid Lindgren Award. *Where the Wild Things Are...

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Sendak, Maurice (1928– )

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 496 words.

Sendak is easily the most important designer of children's books in the English-speaking world; winner of the Hans Christian Andersen

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Sendak, Maurice (1928–2012)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 543 words.

Sendak was easily the most important designer of children’s books in the English-speaking world; winner of the Hans Christian Andersen prize in ...

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Sendak, Maurice (1928)

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 146 words.

Sendak began by drawing *comics, before illustrating others’ works, and writing and illustrating numerous children’s books (see 15

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Maurice Sendak (1928– )

Edited by Hugh Rawson and Margaret Miner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 18 words.

There must be more to life than having everything.

Higglety, Pigglety Pop!, 1967

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