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Obit May 8, 2012. The artist who drew the scary children's monsters was suffering from back pain which seemed all the more appropriate to me considering his dark art. Original caption follows:  Maurice Sendak, author-illustrator of children's books, including "Where the Wild Things Are," has designed the sets for a production of Mozart's "Idomeneo," which included this fantasy helmet.(MUST CREDT: Los Angeles Times Photo by Jim Mendenhall) Illustrates SENDAK  (category e), by Paul Ciotti (Times). Moved Monday, Sept. 24 (c) 1990, Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times__Washington Post News Service. Times Mirror Square/Los Angeles, California 90053/ Telephone (213) 237-7832. Sendak obit 20120508 Menden.jpg