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Outside over There

by Maurice Sendak

Paperback, 40 p., Harpercollins Childrens Books, List Price: $9.95 |


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Book Summary

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

Awards and Recognition

National Book Award (1982)

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A baby is snatched away by goblins in Maurice Sendak's Outside Over There. The beloved author and illustrator — who took a darker approach to children's storytelling — died Tuesday at the age of 83. HarperCollins hide caption

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