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are brought along on every Christmas joy--along with some of the
anxiety, anticipation, and excitement--with this seemingly simple
repetition. Each page appears to stand on its own, but look closely and
you'll be able to discern backstory and visual narrative from the
fuzzy, soft, expressive illustrations that accompany. My new Christmas
— From The Christmas Quiet Book
The holidays are filled with joyful noise. But Christmas is sometimes wrapped in quiet: “Searching for presents quiet,” “Getting caught quiet,” and “Hoping for a snow day quiet.” Irresistibly cute, soft colored pencil illustrations of bunnies, bears, and more paint a magical holiday picture indeed.
About the Author
Deborah Underwood has written numerous picture books, including Interstellar Cinderella, Super Saurus Saves Kindergarten, and New York Times bestsellers The Quiet Book, The Loud Book, and Here Comes the Easter Cat. She lives in Northern California with her feline muse, Bella.
Twitter and Instagram: @underwoodwriter
Renata Liwska lives and works in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is the illustrator of the New York Times best-selling and critically acclaimed picture book The Quiet Book written by Deborah Underwood. She has also illustrated a sequel The Loud Book, and the The Christmas Quiet Book. Other books include Places to Be by Mac Barnett, Boom, Snot, Twitty written by Doreen Cronin, and Once Upon a Memory written by Nina Laden. Renata has written and illustrated Red Wagon and Little Panda. Visit her at RenataLiwska.com.
"A congenial, understated choice for reading aloud to excited children to help them settle down for a long winter's night."
"Reverence for the quieter aspects of the season is indeed a gift."
"This is an ideal title for use during a winter holiday storytime or for one-on-one cuddling at bedtime."
—School Library Journal
"Little kids will relate to the anticipation of the big night but also to the little pleasures, like making snow angels and enjoying a cup of steaming cocoa."
"This pleasing companion to The Quiet Book and The Loud Book! explores quiet times of the season."
—Wall Street Journal
"All of those quiet moments that make the holidays so special are wonderfully illustrated in this adorable book."
A Huffington Post Holiday Book Recommendation
"Irresistibly cute, soft colored pencil illustrations by Renata Liwska of bunnies, bears, and more paint a magical holiday picture and illuminate author Deborah Underwood's original picture book story for children ages 4 to 7."--Midwest Book Review