Be Quiet! (Hardcover)
The three mice from HOTEL BRUCE are trying to write a wordless picture book, but they can't stop talking. Ryan Higgins's hilarious dialogue and clever drawings allow readers to explore the concept of wordless picture books and literary terms in a very fun way. This will be a great hit in classrooms and libraries, as well as bookshelves in your home!— Cathy
All Rupert the mouse wants is to star in a beautiful, wordless picturebook. One that's visually stimulating With scenic pictures And style He has plenty of ideas about what makes a great book, but his friends just WON'T. STOP. TALKING. Children and adults alike will chuckle at this comedic take on bookmaking from acclaimed author-illustrator Ryan T. Higgins. Praise for Mother Bruce E. B. White Read-Aloud Award Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor * " W]ry text and marvelously detailed pictures juxtapose uproariously. . .Visually beautiful, clever, edgy, and very funny."
-Kirkus, starred review
* "Ryan T. Higgins's illustrations are extraordinary. . . . A] hilarious, artful picture book with a nod to foodies great and small."
-Shelf Awareness, starred review.
About the Author
Ryan T. Higgins (ryanthiggins.com) is the author-illustrator of Mother Bruce, which received the E. B. White Read-Aloud Award and the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor, and its sequel, Hotel Bruce. He lives in Southern Maine with his family and a menagerie of animals -- none of which are talking mice, but he does have a very chatty tortoise.