Maurice Sendak

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Maurice Sendak

A Celebration of the Artist and His Work

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

ABRAMS, Hardcover, 9781419708268, 224pp.

Publication Date: June 11, 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 ofmore thantwo hundredimages being exhibited at the Society of Illustrators in New York City from June 11August 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.
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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.