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In the night kitchen

Author: Maurice Sendak; Diana Blair; Harper & Row, Publishers,
Publisher: [New York] : Harper & Row, Publishers, 1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
A little boy's dream-fantasy in which he helps three fat bakers get milk for their cake batter.

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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Picture books
Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Authors' presentation inscription (Provenance)
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sendak, Maurice.
In the night kitchen
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Sendak; Diana Blair; Harper & Row, Publishers,
ISBN: 0060254890 9780060254896 0060254904 9780060254902 0064430863 9780064430869 0064434362 9780064434362 0099417472 9780099417477 0060266694 9780060266691 0060266686 9780060266684
OCLC Number: 103953
Notes: "Lettering by Diana Blair"--Title page verso.
Art techniques used: Black ink line drawings with watercolor washes.
The three fat bakers bear a strong resemblance to Oliver Hardy.
Baldwin Library copy signed by the author at the dedication of the Baldwin Library in 1982.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 1971
Target Audience: Preschool.; 330
Description: 40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Maurice Sendak.


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  Read more...


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