A Sound Like Someone Trying Not to Make a Sound

A Sound Like Someone Trying Not to Make a Sound

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Overview

WHEN A YOUNG BOY wakes up in the middle of the night, an unfamiliar sound conjures frightening images in his mind.

Children everywhere can now enjoy John Irving’s story about nighttime uncertainties, A Sound Like Someone Trying Not to Make a Sound. Originally found within Irving’s ninth novel, A Widow for One Year, this atmospheric tale has been brought to life by Tatjana Hauptmann’s beautifully muted illustrations.

Includes an introduction by the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780385746809
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 1,266,666
Product dimensions: 11.12(w) x 10.37(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

John Irving is the author of numerous novels for adults, including A Widow for One Year, The Cider House Rules, A Prayer for Owen Meany, and The World According to Garp. He lives in Vermont and Toronto.

Tatjana Hauptmann has illustrated many children’s picture books in Europe. She lives in Zurich, Switzerland.

Hometown:

Vermont

Date of Birth:

March 2, 1942

Place of Birth:

Exeter, New Hampshire

Education:

B.A., University of New Hampshire, 1965; also studied at University of Vienna; M.F.A., Iowa Writers' Workshop, 1967

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