10 Great Picture Books on Quietness

There is something powerful about quiet and silence. It’s another important thing for children to learn, that silence is not frightening but offers space to think and dream. May you find time today for your own quiet time.

Before Morning An Egg Is Quiet

Before Morning by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Beth Krommes


An Egg Is Quiet by Dianna Aston, illustrated by Sylvia Long.

Leave Me Alone May the Stars Drip Down

Leave Me Alone by Vera Brosgol

May the Stars Drip Down by Jeremy Chatelain, illustrated by Nikki McClure

The Night World The Quiet Book

The Night World by Mordicai Gerstein

The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood, illustrated by Renata Liwska

The Sound of Silence Tiptoe Tapirs

The Sound of Silence by Katrina Goldsaito, illustrated by Julia Kuo

Tiptoe Tapirs by Hanmin Kim

Waiting  The White Cat and the Monk: A Retelling of the Poem “Pangur Bán”

Waiting by Kevin Henkes

The White Cat and the Monk by Jo Ellen Bogart, illustrated by Sydney Smith