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A Quiet Place Paperback – Picture Book, 1 July 2005

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"The pretty, framed, full-page pictures have an old-fashioned Saturday Evening Post feel to them."
--Booklist

"In his latest effort, Wood hearkens back to a simpler time to suggest an alternative to the modern child....Solid soul guidance for a media-saturated society."
--Kirkus Reviews

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Douglas Wood is the author of A Quiet Place as well as the New York Times bestselling Can’t Do series. His books Old Turtle and Old Turtle and the Broken Truth were both international bestsellers. He lives in a cabin in the woods of Minnesota. A studied naturalist, Douglas shares his knowledge of nature as a wilderness guide. Visit him at DouglasWood.com.

Dan Andreasen is the illustrator of numerous picture books, including By the Dawn’s Early Light: The Story of the Star-Spangled Banner by Steven Kroll, which was named an ABA Kids’ Pick of the Lists and a Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies; A Quiet Place by Douglas Wood; and Sailor Boy Jig by Margaret Wise Brown. He has also authored several picture books, including With a Little Help from Daddy and A Special Day for Mommy. Dan lives with his family in Medina, Ohio.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ 0689876092
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (1 July 2005)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 32 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9780689876097
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0689876097
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 4 - 8 years
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 24.77 x 1.02 x 29.21 cm
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Douglas Wood has been called “Minnesota’s renaissance man”. Author, artist, musician, naturalist, wilderness guide, he is the creator of thirty-seven books for adults and children, with over two and a half million copies in print. His first book, Old Turtle, was hailed as a “profound work” and an “instant classic”. Translated widely, it has received many honors. A number of other books are also award winners and N.Y. Times bestsellers, including Grandad’s Prayers of the Earth, Miss Little’s Gift and his humorous What Grown-ups Can’t Do series. Doug has read and performed at the White House, with full choir and orchestra at New York’s famed Lincoln Center, and many other extraordinary venues across the country. Two widely acclaimed new titles--Old Turtle: Questions of the Heart and the outdoor memoir Deep Woods, Wild Waters, were released in 2017. Doug’s latest picture book for children, Americans, was published in 2018. As a wilderness guide, he has led scores of expeditions from the Boundary Waters to the Northwest Territories.

Among his many honors and awards, Douglas Wood is the recipient of:

The American Booksellers Book of the Year –ABBY Award

The International Reading Association Book of the Year

The Christopher Medal

Parent’s Choice Award

Barnes and Noble Star of the North

Storytelling World Award

Midwest Book Award

Smithsonian Notable Book Award

Minnesota Book Award

Minnesota State Arts Board Grand for Prose

CMAB McKnight Established Artist Award

Lifetime Achievement Award from the MN. Association for Environmental Education.

Douglas Wood lives with his family in a log cabin in the pines by the Mississippi River.

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