In the Night Kitchen & King and King
Written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak
(Harper & Row, 1958)
Challenged many times since its publication for nudity. The character, Mickey, is drawn without clothes in many scenes, but not in detail.
Written by Linda de Haan
Illustrated by Stern Nijland
(Tricycle Press, 1970)
Challenged in North Carolina because the book is about a prince whose true love turns out to be another prince. Moved from the children’s to the adult section in Indiana because the perceived homosexual story. Seventy Oklahoma state legislators called for the book to be removed from the children’s section and placed in the adult section.