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“Vilde Khaye!”: Maurice Sendak’s Not-So-Cautionary Tale

posted on May 9, 2012

In the Fall of 2010, Pakn Treger, the magazine of the Yiddish Book Center, published an article on children’s author Maurice Sendak, who passed away yesterday at the age of 83. In the article, Ilan Stavans writes of Sendak, the child of Polish immigrant parents: “His father was a tailor who told his children biblical stories in dramatically embellished form.” 

Read at Pakn Treger