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This has to be one of my favorite of all of Sendak's work. How true the story is! It is about a father who is physically away, a mother who is emotionally absent, and a girl who has to take on the role of caretaker for her younger sibling and overall her family. She does not like the responsibility and simply wants to play her horn. But, she ultimately takes responsibility for those she loves and outwits the goblins. How many children in the world have to the parents? How many children have to take responsibility for the family when all they want to do is be a child? How many children do not like the responsibility, but truly love their families and would do anything to help? In my opinion, this is Sendak's most honest and real story.
Review: Outside Over ThereUser Review - Shelby Winstead - Goodreads
This book, "Outside Over There," was written by the same author that the book "Where the Wild Things Are" was written by. The illustrations in the book, in my opinion, were the best part. They really ... Read full review