Today would have been Maurice Sendak’s 85th birthday. And while we’re still missing him, just about a year after his death, he lives on through some of our favorite Maurice Sendak children’s books. And today, through one of the coolest Google Doodles ever.

Maurice Sendak Google Doodle | Cool Mom Picks



Check today’s Maurie Sendak Google Doodle and don’t stop until it finish playing. And pst, let the kids watch too.

google doodle in the night kitchen | cool mom picks

maurice sendak google doodle | cool mom picks

Also, be sure to click over for some our favorite Maurice Sendak children’s books (including some you might not remember) and use today as an excuse to get that Sendak library up to snuff. And check out these great Maurice Sendak kids tees from Out of Print books. You won’t regret either purchase, promise. –Liz