An upsetting event happened on May 8 , 2012 . Maurice died at 83 died Tuesday in Danbury,Conn. He had a stroke.
By 1963 he made seven published books and more than forty illustrations. Five books he illustrated had won Caldecott medals. He had illustrated/ written these books Little bears visit,Mr.Rabbit and the lovely surprise,The sign on Rosie's door,and the famous book Where The Wild Things Are,Very Far Away,Kennys Window. He got a award for What do you say dear,and Little bears visit. Where the Wild Things are was originally were the wild horses are. He also made the nutcracker. He also helped make Sesame Street in 1970.
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