"In the Night Kitchen" is one of Maurice Sendak's most magical and surreal book since "Where the Wild Things Are." "In the Night Kitchen" is basically about a young boy named Mickey who goes on an adventure to the Night Kitchen and meets three bakers who tried to bake him into a cake.
"In the Night Kitchen" was one of the most controversial books to ever come into the world of children's books because of the images of Mickey nude. However, that never stop this book from becoming one of the most memorable books for children and I'm sure that everyone will love this book for its surreal plot and amazing pictures by Maurice Sendak.
“Milk in the Batter! Milk in the Batter! We Bake Cake! And Nothing’s the Matter!" That’s the refrain of In the Night Kitchen, one of two children’s books that Yann Martel (author of The Life of Pi) sent last week to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The other one is Where the Wild Things Are, also by Maurice Sendak. The occasion is the 61st in Martel’s continuing campaign to provide Harper with some good bedtime reading, and, not … more