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In The Night Kitchen

A children's book by Maurice Sendak.

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  • Apr 29, 2010
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Maurice Sendak's most surreal book yet!
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review by . April 29, 2010
   "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 …
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
wonderful illustrations, just a good fun read for parents and kids.
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
Lovely book.
Quick Tip by . June 10, 2010
Another favorite by Maurice Sendak. Love the Illustrations!
Quick Tip by . June 05, 2010
A terrific children's book with a wonderfully eccentric sense of humor and perhaps slightly anarchic as well. What one would expect from maurice Sendak.
Quick Tip by . June 05, 2010
This is just a great original(to the best of my knowledge) children's story. Some people tried to ban this book. It should not be suggested that it needs to be banned.
Quick Tip by . May 18, 2010
A true classic!
review by . August 10, 2009
“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 …
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The American Library Association ranks In the Night Kitchen twenty-first on its list of "100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990-1999.

  • 1971 Caldecott Honor Book
  • Notable Children's Books of 1940--1970 (ALA)
  • Best Books of 1970 (SLJ)
  • Outstanding Children's Books of 1970 (NYT)
  • Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1970 (NYT)
  • Children's Books of 1970 (Library of Congress)
  • Carey-Thomas Award 1971--Honor Citation
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ISBN-10: 0060266686 (hbk. Anv. ed.)
ISBN-13: 9780060266684 (hbk. Anv. ed.)
Author: Maurice Sendak
Genre: Fantasy
Publisher: HarperCollins
Date Published: 1970; January 18, 1996 (Anv. ed.):
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