Maurice Bernard Sendak was an American illustrator and writer of children’s books. He became widely known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, first published in 1963. Wikipedia
Born: June 10, 1928, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Died: May 8, 2012, Danbury, Connecticut, United States
Partner: Eugene Glynn (1957–2007; Glynn’s death)
Plays: Really Rosie, But the Giraffe, a Curtain Raising and Brundibar a Libretto
And now,” cried Max, “let the wild rumpus start!
There must be more to life than having everything.
You cannot write for children… They’re much too complicated. You can only write books that are of interest to them.