The Quiet Book padded board book

by Deborah Underwood

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | August 27, 2013 | Board Book

The Quiet Book padded board book is rated 4 out of 5 by 1.
The New York Times bestseller is now available in a cozy padded board book edition! In this irresistibly charming picture book, many different quiet moments are captured, from the anticipation-heavy "Top of the roller coaster quiet" to the shocked-into-silence "First look at your new hairstyle quiet." The impossibly sweet bears, rabbits, fish, birds, and iguanas are all rendered in soft pencils and colored digitally, and, as in all of the best picture books, the illustrations propel the story far beyond the words. Soft covers, rounded corners, and sturdy board book pages make this new classic the perfect bedtime companion.

Format: Board Book

Dimensions: 32 pages, 7.5 × 6.75 × 1 in

Published: August 27, 2013

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0544056671

ISBN - 13: 9780544056671

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from A really nice read As adults we like the beautiful artwork and the simple text. Our 18 month old son likes making the sounds of all of the animals in the book. We bought it because of a line something like "Thinking of a reason you drew on the wall quiet." We had just been at a friends house where the son had drew all over the freshly painted wall.
Date published: 2014-06-30

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The Quiet Book padded board book

by Deborah Underwood

Format: Board Book

Dimensions: 32 pages, 7.5 × 6.75 × 1 in

Published: August 27, 2013

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0544056671

ISBN - 13: 9780544056671

About the Book

The "New York Times" bestseller and bedtime favorite that explores all kinds of "quiets" is now available in a cozy padded board book edition! Full color.

From the Publisher

The New York Times bestseller is now available in a cozy padded board book edition! In this irresistibly charming picture book, many different quiet moments are captured, from the anticipation-heavy "Top of the roller coaster quiet" to the shocked-into-silence "First look at your new hairstyle quiet." The impossibly sweet bears, rabbits, fish, birds, and iguanas are all rendered in soft pencils and colored digitally, and, as in all of the best picture books, the illustrations propel the story far beyond the words. Soft covers, rounded corners, and sturdy board book pages make this new classic the perfect bedtime companion.

About the Author

Deborah Underwood is the author of many not so quiet books, including Pirate Mom, illustrated by Stephen Gilpin, Granny Gomez and Jigsaw, illustrated by Scott Magoon, and of course, The Loud Book! and The Christmas Quiet Book, both illustrated by Renata Liwska. She lives in San Francisco and loves "cat sleeping on your stomach quiet" and "smelling lilacs quiet." Find out more about her at www.deborahunderwoodbooks.com.

 

Renata Liwska''s favorite kind of quiet is "drawing a picture book quiet." She also collaborated with Deborah Underwood on The Loud Book! and The Christmas Quiet Book, and is the author and illustrator of several other books including Little Panda. She lives in Calgary, Canada with her husband Mike. Visit her online at www.renataliwska.com.

Deborah Underwood has written many books for children. She lives in San Francisco.  www.DeborahUnderwoodBooks.com.

Renata Liwska lives and works in Calgary, Canada, with her illustrator husband, Mike. Her childhood memories are of growing up in Warsaw, Poland.

Editorial Reviews

"A delightful and enchanting choice for storytime or sharing one-on-one."-School Library Journal, starred review

"The most moving scenes leave space for imagining.''Best friends don''t need to talk,'' for example, is illustrated with a blissful scene of togetherness that children will relate to their own lives."-Booklist

"This treasure of a book-which is appropriately gentle in both its understated text and artwork-catalogues many sorts of quiet that readers will recognize instantly."-Publishers Weekly

"This gallery of quietude works for bedtime or calming down while also acknowledging that some quiet moods are less than happy...The final sequence-a nighttime car ride in the snow, peaceful steps to bedtime-makes a comforting end. Soothing and layered."-Kirkus Reviews

"Sweet and hypnotizing, but not too simple, Renata Liwska''s illustrations give The Quiet Book a sense of magic." -The Huffington Post



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