...And decided that he had to join the wild things in whatever small way he could. I have just purchased two pieces of Maurice Sendak's original art of the characters from his classic "children" book Where the Wild Things Are. Where did this money come from? It was what I would have spent on therapy for the next two years or so. I guess buying the works makes me crazy in more ways than one. But I always loved Sendak's tales and his masterful artwork. While the pieces I have are relatively minor, it gives me a connection to a part of history that means the world to me, and that makes it priceless.