Maurice Sendak is the well-known author and illustrator of a host of children’s books. Beginning as an artist, he illustrated over 80 books authored by others before he went on to produce more than 50 books of his own. He also produced animated stories for television and video, adaptedWhere the Wild Things Arefor stage and designed sets for opera and ballet.
Maurice won many awards for his work, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award for children’s book illustration, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for children's literature, and the Caldecott Medal forWhere the Wild Things Are.
Kei Reira Ngā Weriweri,Kei te Kīhini o te PōandO le Nofoaga ‘olo’o iai Meaola Uiga’eseare part of the translation series of classic storybooks that HUIA are producing.