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Summer 2011 Kids' Next List
“Add one more example to The Loud Book: the 'Let Everyone Know How Much You Love a Book Loud!' Deborah Underwood and Renata Liwska once again combine talents, this time to create the lound and standout moments in life. This is a worht companion to the creative The Quiet Book, published in 2010.”
— Rosemary Pugliese, Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC
Adorable depictions of different kinds of loud noises make this an uproarious read-aloud that can easily be paired with the bestselling The Quiet Book.
BANG! CRACKLE! BOO! Just as there are different kinds of quiet, there are also different kinds of loud: Good louds (HOORAY!). And bad louds (CRASH!). And accidental louds that make you the center of attention (BURP!). The Loud Book compiles all these kid-friendly noises from morning to night, in a way that is sure to make readers CHEER!
About the Author
Deborah Underwood has written numerous picture books, including Interstellar Cinderella, Super Saurus Saves Kindergarten, and New York Times bestsellers The Quiet Book, The Loud Book, and Here Comes the Easter Cat. She lives in Northern California with her feline muse, Bella.
Twitter and Instagram: @underwoodwriter
Renata Liwska lives and works in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is the illustrator of the New York Times best-selling and critically acclaimed picture book The Quiet Book written by Deborah Underwood. She has also illustrated a sequel The Loud Book, and the The Christmas Quiet Book. Other books include Places to Be by Mac Barnett, Boom, Snot, Twitty written by Doreen Cronin, and Once Upon a Memory written by Nina Laden. Renata has written and illustrated Red Wagon and Little Panda. Visit her at RenataLiwska.com.
"Fans of the first book will be delighted to extend their bedtime reading time with the second, and they'll welcome the chance to pump up the volume."—Publishers Weekly, starred review
"The complete opposite of the delightful The Quiet Book, this deliciously worthy companion title earns 'applause loud' . . . Act out a few of these moments during storytime for a joyous romp."—School Library Journal, starred review
"Fortified with the same charm and humor as the first book, this has enough activity and drama to elicit interesting observations and reactions from young audiences."—Booklist
"A worthy companion to their previous success."—Kirkus Reviews