Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 10th, 1928 and passed away at the age of 83 on May 8th, 2012.

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Maurice Sendak Stats: The highest rated book by Maurice Sendak on Book Notification is In the Night Kitchen, a Picture Book novel. The second-highest rated book is Where the Wild Things Are, a Picture Book novel.

The most read book by Maurice Sendak on Book Notification is Where the Wild Things Are, a Picture Book novel. The second most read book is In the Night Kitchen, a Picture Book novel.

Below is a complete list of Maurice Sendak books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Nutshell Library Books in Publication Order

List of Picture Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1957
2
1960
3
8.11963
4
1965
5
1967
6
91970
7
1977
8
1981
9
1981
10
1986
11
1993
12
2002
13
2006
14
2007
15
82011
16
62013

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Children's Books in Publication Order

List of Maurice Sendak Anthologies in Publication Order

Maurice Sendak: Biography

Maurice Sendak was born on June 10th, 1928. Maurice passed away May 8th, 2012 at 83 years old. Maurice Sendak was born in Brooklyn, New York.

Maurice Sendak was the author of the Maurice Sendak Picture Books series which consists of 16 novels. The Maurice Sendak Picture Books series started in 1957 with the novel Very Far Away. The most recently released novel in the Maurice Sendak Picture Books series was My Brother's Book which was released in 2013. There are no upcoming novels for the Maurice Sendak Picture Books series.

Maurice Sendak also wrote the Collections series which has 6 books including Fantasy Sketches and Questions to an Artist Who is Also an Author.

Maurice Sendak: Awards & Accolades

Sendak's book, Outside Over There won the National Book Awards, Children's Picture Books - Hardcover, in 1982.

Maurice Sendak books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life was nominated for the National Book Awards, Children's Books - Paperback, in 1980. My Brother's Book was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books, in 2013.

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The most common authors followed by users who also follow Maurice Sendak are:

  1. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
  2. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  3. Dan Brown, author of the Robert Langdon Series.
  4. Harper Lee, author of the To Kill a Mockingbird Series.
  5. George Orwell, author of the novel: 1984.

Maurice Sendak: F.A.Q

When was Maurice Sendak Born?

Maurice Sendak was born on June 10th, 1928.

When did Maurice Sendak die?

Maurice Sendak died on May 8th, 2012 at 83 years old.

Where was Maurice Sendak Born?

Maurice Sendak was born in Brooklyn, New York, .

What book awards has Maurice Sendak won?

Sendak's book, Outside Over There won the award National Book Awards, Children's Picture Books - Hardcover, in 1982.

What was the first book Maurice Sendak wrote?

The first novel written by Maurice Sendak was Kenny's Window, published in 1956.

What was the most recent book Maurice Sendak wrote?

Their most recently released work was Conversations with Maurice Sendak on August 10th, 2016.

How many books has Maurice Sendak written?

Maurice Sendak has written 28 books. 5 books in the Nutshell Library Series, 16 books in the Picture Books, 6 books in the Collections, 1 book in the Children's Books.

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