Outside Over There
Publish date: February 28th 1989
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Pages no: 40
Edition language: English
, 20th Century
, Fairy Tales
, Picture Books
, Banned Books
Genre: Monsters / Surreal / Family Year Published: 1981 Year Read: 2009 “Outside Over There” is a Caldecott Honor Book from the creative mind of Maurice Sendak about how a young girl named Ida must save her sister from a band of goblins. “Outside Over There” may have some scary images and the ...
Sigourney wasn't as captivated by Outside Over There as she was In the Night Kitchen. Maybe she was mystified by the story--Young Ida is jealous of her baby sister; she must help care for the baby while her dad's away; cloaked goblins steal the baby while Ida is looking the other direction; the gobl...
This was my favorite book as a kid. It seems to be severely under-read compared to Sendak's other stories, and from other reviews it seems like many of those who have read it dismiss it as being "too creepy" for children. Okay, I guess it could have the potential for being nightmare-inducing, but I ...
This is a wonderfully scary and engaging book. I loved that the heroine is flawed, but learns from it. I loved the German shepherd and the goblin babies and... just all of it. Wonderful.
According to Sendak Outside Over There is the final installment of his trilogy which also includes Where the Wild Things Are and In The Night Kitchen. The books, he says, 'are all variations on the same them: how children master various feelings - anger, boredom, fear, frustration, jealousy - and m...
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