Legendary children's book author Maurice Sendak has passed away at 83. The Brooklyn-native was best known for his classic children's book, Where The Wild Things Are, and quickly became a household name to the generations who grew up reading Maurice's freighting and wondrous tale of friendship, solitude, and imagination. In honor of Maurice Sendak's tremendous career, we've collected a handful of iconic works illustrated by the beloved friend to us all.

Continue to check out a gallery tribute to the late Maurice Sendak.

Rest well, Maurice. You will be missed!