A Sound Like Someone Trying Not to Make a Soundby John Irving, Tatjana Hauptmann
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/i>/i>
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.
Ken Marantz and Sylvia Marantz
- Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers
- Publication date:
- Product dimensions:
- 11.12(w) x 10.37(h) x 0.41(d)
- Age Range:
- 4 - 8 Years
Meet 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.
- Date of Birth:
- March 2, 1942
- Place of Birth:
- Exeter, New Hampshire
- B.A., University of New Hampshire, 1965; also studied at University of Vienna; M.F.A., Iowa Writers' Workshop, 1967
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