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Maurice Sendak discusses his book "Where the Wild Things Are"

BROADCAST: Dec. 19, 1990 | DURATION: 00:53:14


Monsters, imagination and violence in children's literature are all topics of Maurice Sendak's book, "Where the Wild Things Are." When writing the book, Sendak used his own experiences as a little boy, remembering that the monsters in the family were relatives on his mother's side. There are two excerpts of composer Oliver Knussen.