Maurice Sendak mural has new home in Philadelphia

In this Jan. 31, 2011 photo, mural paintings conservator Cassie Myers and conservation technician Lee Dunsmore with Milner + Carr Conservation LLC perform a conservation treatment on Maurice Sendak's 1961 The Chertoff Mural at the Rosenbach Museum and Library in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

February 7, 2011 4:11:22 AM PST
Long before award-winning illustrator and writer Maurice Sendak's world of wild things charmed millions of young readers and changed the notion of what children's literature could look like, some of his now-classic characters frolicked on a wall overlooking New York's Central Park for an audience of two.