Where the Wild Things author Maurice Sendak dies at 83
Maurice Sendak, the US author of the best-selling children's book Where the Wild Things Are, has died aged 83.
His long-time editor, Michael di Capua, told The New York Times the author died in Danbury, Connecticut, after complications from a recent stroke.
He wrote some 17 books and was a prolific illustrator, but was best-known for his 1963 tale of Max, who became the "king of all wild things".
Jonny Dymond looks back at his life.
- BBC News