Maurice Sendak, Writer & Illustrator

“Descent into Limbo...The Creative Process”
Avenali Lecture
Photo of Maurice Sendak.
Tuesday, Feb 13, 1996 | 5:00 pm
Wheeler Auditorium
United States

Maurice Sendak is the author and illustrator of several noteworthy children’s books including In the Night Kitchen; Where the Wild Things Are; Outside Over There; and We’re All Down in the Dumps with Jack and Guy. He has also designed and produced ballets and operas, most notably Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” and Prokofiev’s “Love for Three Oranges.” Sendak has also turned Where the Wild Things Are into a popular opera, and has designed an award-winning production of Tchaikovsky’s ballet The Nutcracker.