In the Night Kitchen

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Random House Children's Books, 2001 - Bakeries - 40 pages
2 Reviews
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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IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

This is Maurice Sendak's comic strip apotheosis of the Thirties/ dusky dream of sensual bliss/ bim bam boom bombshell of a child-echoing picture book. Sometimes Mickey's toss and turn from bed into ... Read full review

In The Night Kitchen

User Review  - boxerluvver - Overstock.com

My son absolutely loved this book when he was young. His copy is very well worn so I bought a new copy for my 3 grandboys and they also love it. The illustrations are incredible and it is a fun story. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Maurice Sendak was born in Brooklyn, New York. He began by illustrating other authors' books for children, but the first book that he both wrote and illustrated was Kenny's Window, published in 1956. In his lifetime, he illustrated over 80 books, and received many awards, including the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. In 1970 he was the first American to win the Hans Christian Andersen Illustrator's Medal. He passed away in May 2012.

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