Author(s): Maurice Sendak
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.
"Ida tumbles into a magical world to recover her lost sister and, in the process, makes discoveries about herself and those she loves. Hauntingly illustrated by a master storyteller and artist."--"Children's Books 1981 (NY Public Library)." "A book for all ages. . . . Sendak has never produced anything like [this]."--"H."