The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood & Renata Liwska

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There are many kinds of quiet: Quiet can be delicate. Quiet can be thundering! Quiet can be sweet, and cozy, and can most definitely help you fall asleep. With kid-centric descriptions and irresistible artwork, this gentle picture book explores all the different quiets that can fill a child’s days from morning to night.

About Deborah Underwood & Renata Liwska

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Deborah Underwood has written many books for children. She lives in San Francisco. Renata Liwska lives and works in Calgary, Canada, with her illustrator husband, Mike. Her childhood memories are of growing up in Warsaw, Poland.
Published November 15, 2011 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Each page shows one type of quietness, from classics such as, “Sleeping sister quiet,” to the creative locale of “Swimming underwater quiet,” to the delightful specificity of “Trying not to hiccup quiet.” As these young children (moose, bear, rabbit, mouse and porcupine) move from scene to scene,...

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Using the same format as the beloved Quiet Book (2010), each page presents just one quiet moment from the run-up to the holiday.

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Common Sense Media

"There are many kinds of quiet," the book begins, and provides reasons that are sweet ("First one awake quiet) -- and a bit sassy ("Thinking of a good reason you were drawing on the wall quiet.") Each page has one line of text page, with a tender illustration of that kind of quiet -- and these il...

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Spirituality & Practice

With poetic prowess and subtle power, she and illustrator Renata Liwska present a varied list of approaches to quiet including: • Lollipop Quiet • Making a Wish Quiet • Before the Concert Starts Quiet • Hide-and-Seek Quiet • First Snowfall Quiet • Bedtime Kiss Quiet How can you ...

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