"Little Juan used to have wings by ears, and little Jorge used to eat his room? walls. You should be careful walking down in Chihuahua, because you might cross with Chavela Ortiz, the monster of six legs. These are a few characters of Milk before bed, the book where Leonora Carrington, surrealist painter and novelist, put in words her most personal and memorable vision: the stories that she created for her kids. For the first time ever it is published in a facsimile version to preserve the original visual poetry and drawings."