Leonora Carrington was a Surrealist painter, known for her dreamy visions of humans and animals. In English for the first time, The Milk of Dreams shows her fantastical writing and illustrations for children, sure to spark young imaginations.


The Milk of Dreams contains nine stories of the wondrous and strange that the famed surrealist painter and writer Leonora Carrington wrote and illustrated for her own children, here translated from the Spanish by the author herself. These quirky and enchanting tales will delight parents and children alike.

The Milk of Dreams by Leonora Carrington

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  • NYR Children's Collection 2017

    New hardcover

    56 pages

    Ages 6-9