Outside Over There

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Harper Collins, Feb 28, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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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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Beautiful painterly illustrations. - LibraryThing
The font letters should have been a simpler font. - LibraryThing
The pictures are very spooky. - LibraryThing

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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

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User Review  - Karly Winters - Goodreads

Maurice Sendak has an interesting approach to his picture books because they are not necessarily geared towards children, which is why I don't think this book is child appropriate. It's odd and ... 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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