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Albert's Quiet Quest

Isabelle Arsenault


List Price: 17.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Library Binding (6/4/2019)


Albert wants a quiet place to read...but his friends just want to play! Can they figure out how to have fun together?

Albert's home is very loud--and all he wants to do is read! He escapes outside for some peace, and thinks he's found it at last. But, one by one, his friends boisterously infiltrate his space until Albert just can't take it anymore...and snaps! How will his friends react? While they leave him alone at first, they slowly return...with books in hand.

This beautifully illustrated story models flexible, empathic play, and articulates a range of ways a group can have fun together. A useful tool for any classroom or neighborhood!

Praise For Albert's Quiet Quest

One of CBC Books' Best Canadian Picture Books of 2019

PRAISE FOR Albert's Quiet Quest:

“. . .[T]he introverts of the world will happily recognize a kindred spirit in Albert. And they will feel like this is a book that gets them.” --Julie Danielson, the 7 Imp Blogger

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780553536560, 48pp.

Publication Date: June 4, 2019

About the Author

ISABELLE ARSENAULT is a Quebec illustrator whose passion for illustrated books has garnered her an impressive number of awards. She has achieved international recognition and has won Canada's prestigious Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Literature three times. Two of her picture books have been named New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books of the Year. She lives with her family in Mile End, Montreal.