Maurice Sendak, beloved creator of some of your favorite books (including Where the Wild Things Are) would’ve turned 85 today. Google marks the date in high style with a truly sublime Doodle.
Lots more about Maurice Sendak, such as interviews and unforgettable appearances on Colbert) in Rohrbach Library’s guide.
You should also know that Sendak’s chosen repository, the Rosenbach Museum & Library in Philly (pron. ROSE-en-back) this year joined forces with the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Why not celebrate by coming in to check out a Sendak book? We’ve got dozens of them!