In the Night Kitchen

Book review by Peter Lewis, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

Sendak's timeless nursery rhyme is a joyride.

Parents say

age 4+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 4+

Why tho?

Whimsical and sweet, but it was a strange surprise to see the main character nude on several pages (albeit lacking in detail). Why not just let him keeps his pjs on, lol? Seems like this book would have been a much wider known classic without the unnecessary flashing. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ It's worth noting that while some parent reviews on here don't see this as a big deal, there's also reviews from kids describing it as making them uncomfortable.
not rated for age

I remember reading it when I was a child

When I was a child this was on my list of most favorite titles. I can see how some people such as those who have never traveled out of the US would see this as containing inapropriate material. So Mikey is naked in this book...Big Deal!!! It is the way we were created. This book is clean and aprpriate for children of all ages.

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