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Shhhh!

Introverts have been all the quiet rage in recent years, so it’s no wonder that picture books have gotten in on the trend.

If noise is stressing you out, you may find this one useful.

If that doesn’t get your message across, you may have to (gulp) say it a little louder.

Not everyone can take a hint, so it’s possible you’ll have to be even clearer.

Better now?

If the silence gets to be too much, you can always invite someone to read with you. Sotto voce.

Shoshana Flax About Shoshana Flax

Shoshana Flax, assistant editor for The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MFA in Writing for Children from Simmons College.

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