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In the Night Kitchen - Maurice Sendak
In the Night Kitchen
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Sendak's hero Mickey falls through the dark into the Night Kitchen where three fat bakers are making the morning cake. So begins an intoxicating dream fantasy, described by the artist himself as 'a fantasy ten feet deep in reality'.
Sendak's hero Mickey falls through the dark into the Night Kitchen where three fat bakers are making the morning cake. So begins an intoxicating dream fantasy, described by the artist himself as 'a fantasy ten feet deep in reality'.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099417477 (0099417472)
Publisher: Red Fox
Pages no: 34
Edition language: English
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Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog)
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog) rated it
5.0 In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak
Genre: Food / Humor / Dream Year Published: 1970 Year Read: 1992 “In the Night Kitchen” is a follow-up of Maurice Sendak’s famous children’s book, “Where the Wild Things Are” and has also received the distinguished Caldecott Honor Book Award. “In the Night Kitchen” is also one of the most contr...
Jennifer | Book Den
Jennifer | Book Den rated it
4.0 In the Night Kitchen
I read this to my kids for banned books week. They absolutely loved it. In the Night Kitchen is frequently banned because the little boy is - completely - naked, but that's what my boys loved most about it. They giggled a lot about how completely naked he was, but it really brought them into the sto...
MatthewHunter
MatthewHunter rated it
Since our almost 3 year old daughter keeps saying "Read the Sendak!" ever since we brought In the Night Kitchen home from the library, it must be good. It's a Caldecott winner after all, and one of the most banned books of all time. The child protagonist spends a significant chunk of the book ... wa...
Degrees of Affection
Degrees of Affection rated it
5.0
I'm not going to do my full out review for this book. I can't. Many reviews argue either for or against this book because of what the artist chose to put in it as well as what they read into it.I can't do that. Here's why.This was, hands down, my favorite book as a child for more years then I can co...
She Thought What?!?! Rants, Raves, and In-Betweens
She Thought What?!?! Rants, Raves, and In-Betweens rated it
3.0
★★★In The Night Kitchen by Maurice SendakThis one was a weird one. Mickey falls asleep, and starts to dream. He falls right out of his clothes and into the night kichen. Three fat bakers try to bake him in a cake. He escapes as a human doughboy, to a plane, and to the Milky Way. But my daughter seem...
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