From Our Editors
Since its publication in 1970, this Caldecott Honor book has enjoyed a double distinction as one of Sendak's most popular and admired creations, loved by children and praised by critics. One of those rare books whose readership grows greater each year, In the Night Kitchen is destined to become a classic.
From the Publisher
1971 Caldecott Honor BookNotable Children's Books of 1940--1970 (ALA)Best Books of 1970 (SLJ)Outstanding Children's Books of 1970 (NYT)Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1970 (NYT)Children's Books of 1970 (Library of Congress)Carey-Thomas Award 1971--Honor CitationBrooklyn Art Books for Children 1973, 1975