Most revolutionary children’s book illustrator of the 20th century. New Yorker. Mensch.

Everyone who ever read In the Night Kitchen understood it was a love song to Brooklyn, to the democracy of the public space and all the people in it.

Mr. Sendak, sweetheart, your parents always knew you were gay. They’re proud of you. They have supper waiting.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/10/arts/design/10sendak.html?pagewanted=all
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/09/books/maurice-sendak-childrens-author-dies-at-83.html

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