Maurice Sendak: 81 years of wild rumpusing.

Happy birthday to this “mere illustrator” that changed the landscape of childrens’ books and inspired generations.

Need a way to help celebrate? Go spend some time on Cory Goodbey’s incredible Wild Things tribute site, Terrible Yellow Eyes. Seen here, Peter de Seve‘s “They’re not so terrible.” Or, enjoy this jazzy rendition of In the Night Kitchen.


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