Quiet Girl

byPeter CarnavasIllustratorPeter Carnavas

August 4, 2020|
Quiet Girl by Peter Carnavas
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From critically acclaimed author-illustrator Peter Carnavas comes a gentle breeze of a picture book with themes of mindfulness, observation, and being present in the natural world.

Mary was a quiet girl. She thought quiet thoughts, stepped quiet steps, and whispered quiet words. Mary knows how to savor the small things. Wonder is everywhere: in the rustle of leaves, in the sigh of a sleeping dog, in the wingbeats of the birds who visit her upcycled feeders. But Mary’s family couldn’t be more different. Amidst the sound of blow-dryers, blenders, lawnmowers, and her brother’s trombone, Mary goes almost unnoticed. It isn’t until her family starts searching the neighborhood for her that they begin to see the world through her eyes.

A Quiet Girl invites young readers (and the noisy adults in their lives) to appreciate the thousand little pleasures that surround us—if only we would notice them.

Peter Carnavas’s career as a primary school teacher inspired him to embrace his passion for children’s literature. His picture book Blue Whale Blues won the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Crystal Kite Award, and A Quiet Girl won the Northern Lights Book Award and is a finalist for the Florida L...
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Title:Quiet Girl
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:40 pages, 9.25 X 9.45 X 0.47 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 9.25 X 9.45 X 0.47 in
Published:August 4, 2020
Publisher:Pajama Press Inc.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:6 - 8
ISBN - 13:9781772781229

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