8 Soon-to-Be-Classic Children’s Books
You probably think there’s only one kind of quiet. Then you see this book’s sweet animal characters deep in “lollipop quiet”—because everyone’s mouth is full of candy—and you can feel how it’s different from “underwater quiet.” Which is not at all the same as “pretending you’re invisible quiet.”
Best for: 3- to 5-year-olds.
To buy: $13, Houghton Mifflin, amazon.com.
Featured September 2011