Author & Illustrator

Maurice Sendak

Biography

Maurice Sendak received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and he remains the only American ever awarded this honor. In 1983, Sendak received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, given in recognition of his entire body of work. He also received a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution of arts in America.

Most Popular Maurice Sendak Books

All Maurice Sendak Books

Reading Rainbow Book Series

The Nutshell Library Book Series

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Book Series

Little Bear Book Series

Collaborators

Tony Kushner
Arthur Yorinks
Ruth Krauss
Jack Sendak
Doris Orgel
James Marshall
Peter Opie
Iona Opie
Diane Dillon
Leo Dillon
Margot Zemach
Marcia Brown
Arnold Lobel
Richard Egielski
Jan Carr
Beatrice Schenk de Regniers
Eva Moore
Mary Michaels White
Ralph Manheim
Wilhelm Grimm
Philip Sendak
Jan Wahl
Brothers Grimm
George MacDonald
William Engvik
Alec Wilder
Frank R. Stockton
Leo Tolstoy
Robert Keeshan
Amos Vogel
Charlotte Zolotow
Robert Graves
Sesyle Joslin
Wilhelm Hauff
Janice May Udry
Hans Christian Andersen
Meindert DeJong
Else Holmelund Minarik
Jean Ritchie
Meindert De Jong
Betty MacDonald
Edward Tripp
Ruth Sawyer
Marcel Aymé
Matthew Margolis
Lore Segal
Randall Jarrell
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Matthew Reinhart
E.T.A. Hoffmann

Personal Info

Books Stats

20Authored & Illustrated
1Authored
66Illustrated

Most Recent Book

But the Giraffe & Brundibar book
Maurice Sendak, Tony Kushner
Chapter book

Highest Rated Book

The Wheel on the School book
Maurice Sendak, Meindert DeJong
Chapter book
7.0

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