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In the Night Kitchen

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 7,909 Ratings and 605 Reviews

Book Description
When asked, Maurice Sendak insisted that he was not a comics artist, but an illustrator. However, it's hard to not notice comics aspects in works like In the Night Kitchen. The child of the story is depicted floating from panel to panel as he drifts through the fantastic dream world of the bakers' kitchen. Sendak's use of multiple panels and integrated hand-lettered text is an interesting contrast... More
Book Information
PublisherHarperCollins Publishers
BindingPaperback (41 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
ISBN-100064434362
ISBN-13978-0064434362
Publication Date01/18/1996
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About Maurice Sendak (Author, Illustrator) : Maurice Sendak is a published author, editor, illustrator, and a photographer of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Maurice Sendak include Where the Wild Things A... more
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1/4/2010 Nancy S. Miller Illustration said: Imaginative read for young kids.
tags: I read

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11/7/2009 J.H. Everett Everett said:
This Sendak inspired me to read all of Sendak's influences - including Winsor McCay. My own work on children's literature became truly changed upon the epiphanies reached through the journey of taking in the work of both of these masters. Again, my shelf-worn , and much loved copy is falling apa... more

tags: children, Picture books, I wish I illustrated!, I'm reading, Inspired me, I read

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9/18/2008 Shelley HW tagged as: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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7/29/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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