Outside Over There

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Harper Collins, Feb 28, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
29 Reviews

With Papa off to sea and Mama despondent, Ida must go outside over there to rescue her baby sister from goblins who steal her to be a goblin's bride.


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Sendak's most intricate illustrations by far. - Goodreads
It is a beautiful story, both in words and in pictures. - Goodreads
I thought the illustrations were rather creepy. - Goodreads

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User Review  - copeland86 - LibraryThing

Summary: Ida is a young girl that takes care of her little sister while her dad is away at sea, and her mother seems distracted in the arbor. Goblins come and steal her sister to be a goblin bride ... Read full review

Review: Outside Over There

User Review  - Madison Godfrey - Goodreads

This book is a very different style of children's book. The main character, Ida, is jealous of her baby sister but when she is stolen by goblins she learns how she really feels. Ida sets out to rescue ... Read full review

About the author (1989)

Maurice Sendak received the Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. He has also received the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, the National Medal of Arts, and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

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