Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak

A Celebration of the Artist and His Work

By Justin G. Schiller; Dennis M. V. David; Leonard S. Marcus (Editor)

Harry N. Abrams, Hardcover, 9781419708268, 224pp.

Publication Date: June 2013

The preeminent children's book artist of the twentieth century, Maurice Sendak and his sixty-year career are celebrated in this full-color catalog of more than two hundred images being exhibited at the Society of Illustrators in New York City from June 11-August 17, 2013. Accompanied by twelve essays by such noted scholars and historians as Leonard S. Marcus, Iona Opie, Steven Heller, and Paul O. Zelinsky, "Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work" showcases the collection of Justin G. Schiller and Dennis M. V. David, prominent authorities on Sendak's artwork, and is a deeply personal and thoughtful tribute to a seminal artist whose singular vision has captured the imaginations of countless children and grown-ups throughout the world.
Praise for "Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work"
"A must-have for Sendak fans."

About the Author

Leonard S. Marcus is one of the world's leading writers about children's books and the people who create them. His own award-winning books include "Randolph Caldecott: The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing; Listening for Madeleine: A Portrait of Madeleine L'Engle in Many Voices; Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom; Minders of Make Believe; "and "The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth." He lives in Brooklyn, New York.