Title: OUTSIDE OVER THERE
Publisher: Harper & Row, New York
Publication Date: 1981
Book Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket Condition: good +
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First printing.
Oblong 4to. Red cloth, with gilt spine and cover titles. [unpaginated] Illustrated by the author. SIGNED by Sendak on the Front FEP. Faint scratches on front cover. Two circular ("library of __") blindstamps and a previous owner's name on Front FEP. No marks to text. Illustrated dust-jacket (with "$12.95" price intact) is chipped and worn, with short tears at bottom of spine. A signed copy of the first printing of the trade edition, in dust-jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 2612
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.
About the Author:
In addition to Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak's books include Kenny's Window, Very Far Away, The Sign on Rosie's Door, Nutshell Library (consisting of Chicken Soup with Rice, Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life, In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy, and Bumble-Ardy.
He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are; the 1970 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration; the 1983 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, given by the American Library Association in recognition of his entire body of work; and a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, he received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an international prize for children's literature established by the Swedish government.
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