Off-travel: Goodbye, Maurice Sendak!

“I didn’t set out to make children happy, or make life better for them, or easier for them… I like them as few and far between as I do adults. Maybe a bit more more because I really don’t like adults, at all, practically.”

-Maurice Sendak

Credit: Spencer Platt, Getty Images.

Maurice Sendak, best-selling author and illustrator of “Where the Wild Things Are” died today due to a massive heart attack. He was 83. Maurice was one of the most influential and beloved writers of his generation. His books were both honest and imaginative because he wrote stories about “human emotions and life.”

Here’s a clip of one his last interviews revealing the grumpy but lovable old man behind the books.





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