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Sendak, Maurice

Syllabification: Sen·dak, Maurice
Pronunciation: /ˈsenˌdak
 
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Definition of Sendak, Maurice in English:

( 1928–2012), US writer and illustrator of children’s books; full name Maurice Bernard Sendak. He is best known for his award-winning Where the Wild Things Are (1963). He also wrote and illustrated In the Night Kitchen (1970) and Outside Over There (1981).

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