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Google honors Maurice Sendak with new Doodle

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Google celebrated what would have been the 85th birthday of illustrator and children’s author Maurice Sendak with a new Google Doodle.

The new Doodle animation begins with characters and scenes from Sendak's most popular works - 'Where the Wild Things Are' and 'In the Night Kitchen.'

Set on a revolving wheel, the animation covers some of Sendak's most famous scenes and finishes with his last work, 'Bumble-Ardy.'

Sendak won many awards over his career including the Caldecott Medal and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.

He died in 2012 after suffering a stroke.

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