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In the Night Kitchen (1970)

by Maurice Sendak

Other authors: Diana Blair (Lettering)

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Series: Where the Wild Things Are trilogy (2)

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A little boy's dream-fantasy in which he helps three fat bakers get milk for their cake batter.
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The book is very friendly, creative, and innocent, as it introduces so many different types of foods to children. Things that they could remember from spending the day in the kitchen or listening to parents. The book at the end of the say is encouraging to children who might need help broadening their list of favorite foods, and making their likes and dislikes much more indifferent. This book represents a childlike, cookbook that will influence children to be creative when it comes to their food choices. ( )
  MarcellaFimbres | Dec 4, 2022 |
This eery, dreamy story discusses a Childs imagination so beautifully. I definitely feel uneasy while Im reading it, but it is still a classic for a reason.
  colingrogan | Dec 1, 2022 |
Summary: Mickey dreams that he fell out of his bed and into the kitchen where three bakers try to use him as an ingredient to their food.
  Yuping | Nov 30, 2022 |
Mike ,un niño que sueña en cocina y ayuda a tres cocineros.
  Doris_R | Oct 11, 2022 |
Three stars for the artwork. This book absolutely terrified me as a kid. Decades later, it's incredibly unsettling for reasons I can't articulate. I genuinely congratulate Sendak on his success, though, and I'm so glad this is beloved for so long/ ( )
  iszevthere | Aug 13, 2022 |
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Maurice Sendakprimary authorall editionscalculated
Blair, DianaLetteringsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Imber-Liljeberg, EvaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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FOR SADIE AND PHILIP
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Did you ever hear of Mickey, how he heard a racket in the night and shouted “Quiet down there!”
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