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Coming soon: ‘I Am Quiet: A Story for the Introvert in All of Us’

Debut author Andie Powers shares the story of Emile, who may not say much but has big, bold thoughts.

In the charming book, “I Am Quiet: A Story for the Introvert in All of Us,” debut author Andie Powers explores the rich inner life of Emile.

Despite often being seen by others as shy and timid, this boy has many imaginative adventures. The book offers a peek into a quiet child’s mind — and this kid is thinking big, bold thoughts.

Ages 3 to 7; illustrated by Betsy Petersen. Publication date April 12, 2022 by Penguin RandomHouse.

About the Author

Jillian O'Connor

Jillian O’Connor is managing editor of the Seattle's Child print magazine. She lives in Seattle with her husband, two sons and a dog named after the Loch Ness Monster.