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Maurice Sendak discusses his ideas for books

BROADCAST: 1970 | DURATION: 00:43:03


After having received the Caldecott Medal for "Where the Wild Things Are," Maurice Sendak knew he had to do a different kind of book. Sendak recalled his trips to Brooklyn as a child and how going out to eat was a huge treat. From there, Sendak's book, "Night Kitchen," was born.