One Mixed-Up Night

One Mixed-Up Night Review

Two best friends on the run... to IKEA.

Frankie and Walter aren't really running away. Just like the kids in their favorite book, they are running to somewhere. Specifically, a massive furniture store. They've been obsessed with the Ikea catalog for years. So they make a plan, pack their backpacks, give their parents the sleepover switcheroo . . . and they're in.

One night all on their own, with no grown-ups or little brothers.

One night of couch jumping, pillow forts, and unlimited soda refills.

One night of surprises and twinkle lights and secrets they have been keeping--and waiting to share.

One unforgettable night in Ikea.

A tribute to the beloved classic From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler! Only, instead of running away to the Metropolitan Museum, these kids are running away to somewhere a little more modern...

Title:One Mixed-Up Night
Edition Language:English

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    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • Trevor

    A fun, fluffy read about spending the night at IKEA! Walter & Frankie have been obsessing over the catalogues for years; it's the perfect place to take a breather. They make it clear they aren't runni...

  • Ms. Yingling

    Public Library Copy Well, this was fun. Frankie and Walter have been friends forever, and for weird reasons love IKEA. They pore over the catalog, and love it when their families go there to shop and ...

  • Diana

    This juvenile novel is (enchantingly) set at IKEA, and is a tribute to The Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, a kid's book from the 1960s about kids who run away to the Metropolitan Museum o...

  • Abby Johnson

    In a twist on The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankenweiler, best friends Frankie and Walter "run away" to spend the night in their most beloved place - IKEA. This is a fun adventure story coupled...

  • Jennie K.

    A heartfelt and adorable story about, yes, Ikea, but more deeply, about friendship, family, and loss. Newman nails a lot of feelings here. I can't imagine this sweet, fun adventure not appealing to th...

  • Kit Feral

    That was completely ridiculous and adorable....

  • Tory

    This charming, funny book is a love letter to From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, by way of IKEA -- or is it the other way around? Whichever way you choose to look at it, it was a fa...

  • Caroline

    I loved this. Catherine Newman really understands the tricky emotions of 6th graders, family dynamics, and our complicated feelings about IKEA. ...

  • Carol

    I woke up last night at two a.m. feeling too hot and I knew that my husband enjoying his just right temperature. So I decided to finish One Mixed UP Night by Catherine Newman in the livingroom with th...

  • Paula

    On the surface this is the story of two upper middle class kids in love with IKEA. So much so that they plot to spend a night in the store after their parents take them shopping. But as we all know th...