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Maurice Sendak

Author & Illustrator

About Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak was born in Brooklyn, New York. He began by illustrating other authors' books for children, but the first book that he both wrote and illustrated was Kenny's Window, published in 1956. In his lifetime, he illustrated over 80 books, and received many awards, including the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. In 1970 he was the first American to win the Hans Christian Andersen Illustrator's Medal. He passed away in May 2012.

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Moon Day

Discover this glorious book all about the moon - The Moon Jumpers by Janice May Udry from Red Fox

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Moon Day

Discover this glorious book all about the moon - Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik from Red Fox Picture Books

Yesterday

Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik from Red Fox Picture Books - Take off with this amazing book!

5 days ago

Malala Day

A great read for all Mr Rabbit And The Lovely Present by Charlotte Zolotow from Red Fox

9 days ago

Malala Day

A great read for all King Grisly-Beard by Maurice Sendak from Red Fox Picture Books

9 days ago

Kitten Day

The Moon Jumpers by Janice May Udry from Red Fox is a great cat read!

11 days ago

Teddy Bear Picnic Day

A beary good book Father Bear Comes Home by Else Holmelund Minarik from Red Fox Picture Books

11 days ago

Teddy Bear Picnic Day

A beary good book Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik from Red Fox Picture Books

11 days ago

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