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Outside Over There
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  • Published: 1 February 2002
  • ISBN: 9780099432920
  • Imprint: Red Fox
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 40
  • RRP: $19.99

Outside Over There


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An acknowledged picture book classic from the author of Where the Wild Things Are.

While Ida is busy playing her wonder horn, faceless goblins come in through the bedroom window and kidnap her baby sister. So Ida puts on her mother's yellow rain cloak and sets off on a mystical journey into outside over there, to rescue her sister from having to become a nasty goblin's bride. But once she finds the goblin's hiding place she has to employ a very special, clever trick before she can carry her sister home to safety.

  • Pub date: 1 February 2002
  • ISBN: 9780099432920
  • Imprint: Red Fox
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 40
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak was born in Brooklyn, New York. He began by illustrating other authors' books for children, but the first book that he both wrote and illustrated was Kenny's Window, published in 1956. In his lifetime, he illustrated over 80 books, and received many awards, including the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. In 1970 he was the first American to win the Hans Christian Andersen Illustrator's Medal. He passed away in May 2012.

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