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June 10, 2013

Google Doodles Maurice Sendak

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Google celebrates Maurice Sendak's 85th birthday.

Google celebrates Maurice Sendak’s 85th birthday.

By Forrest Wickman

For what would have been his 85th birthday on Monday, Google has drawn up a wonderfully imagined Google Doodle as a tribute to the beloved illustrator and children’s book author Maurice Sendak. As io9 points out, the Doodle has already appeared in New Zealand.

It begins, of course, with Max sailing to the land of Where the Wild Things Are, but soon also ventures to the surreal cityscape of In the Night Kitchen and ends, appropriately, with the birthday party from Sendak’s 2011 book Bumble-Ardy.

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