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Maurice Sendak poses with one of the characters from his book Where the Wild Things Are.
Writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, who died last year at the age of 83, loved his regular conversations with NPR host Terry Gross, who many consider the best interviewer in public radio.
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Maurice Sendak, children's book author and illustrator, best known for his work "Where the Wild Things Are" has died at age 83. Sendak was also known for several other books, including "In the Night Kitchen" and as a theater set designer. His books have become a staple of childhood reading for nearly 50 years.
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