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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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I am reading through a list of banned books and this one was on it. I can't find any reason to ban it. It's a children's book, and it doesn't have anything inherently bad in it. It might be a little scary, but it's just a book. ( )
  GhostDuchess | Apr 8, 2022 |
Summary: Mickey goes on a dream adventure through the strange and sometimes nonsensical "night kitchen."

Personal impressions: Superb and evocative art. Deeply original poetical storytelling. A narrative that both makes sense, and lacks sense in the manner of a dream. Impressionistic genius. ( )
  Ivan_Stoner | Jan 13, 2022 |
Maravilloso Sendak ( )
  Orellana_Souto | Jul 27, 2021 |
I came here because of a Rita Dove poem.
  wickenden | Mar 8, 2021 |
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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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