The Mind of Maurice Sendak

Season 21 Episode 1 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Where the Wild Things Are, was published in 1963. One year later, it was heralded the Caldecott Medal winner and has since captured the imagination of millions of children around the world. We examine Sendak’s influences; his family impression, childhood maladies, a preoccupation with death, and his artistic inspiration sparked from his love for Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse.

Aired: 01/20/21

Rating: NR

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