This Day in Jewish History / Maurice Sendak, Creator of 'Where the Wild Things Are,' Is Born

Creator of some of the best-known children's books in English was convinced of becoming an artist after seeing Disney's Fantasia at age 12.

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June 10, 1928, is the birthdate of artist Maurice Sendak, who created some of the most best-known and admired children’s books in the English language, in part by defying the conventional wisdom that said...