Hiding: A Story About Finding Quiet in a Busy World (Hardcover)

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Hiding: A Story About Finding Quiet in a Busy World By Kate Pugsley, Kate Pugsley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Pugsley, Kate Pugsley (Illustrator)
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Here's to the sneaky kids, the hide-and-go seekers! A book celebrating the wonder of play, the enjoyment that hiding can bring, both in a play sense but also in a self-care sense. With fun, whimsical art, this is a great read aloud and quasi seek-and-find as you follow the character as they hide through the pages.
— From Allie's Picks (page 3)


A little girl explores the many ways and occasions of hiding—inside and outside, with friends and with pets and toys, for fun and for security—in this captivating and comforting picture book. Hiding gets right to the heart of what makes children so love to hide!

“I am very good at hiding.
I hide when it’s too noisy.
I hide when it’s too quiet.
Some days I just want to hide by myself.”
    As she explores the world, a little girl finds that she can hide wherever she looks. From leaf piles to laundry baskets, these places make her feel safe and secure in a busy world. But the best part about hiding? It’s being found!
With fresh and colorful artwork, Kate Pugsley captures the many ways children feel about hiding with sensitivity, humor, and most of all, love.

About the Author

KATE PUGSLEY is an illustrator and painter focused on making images for children. She uses traditional materials, mostly painting with gouache on smooth watercolor paper to create her illustrations. She attended the Rhode Island School of Design, where she received a BFA in illustration. She and her husband recently moved to Portland, Oregon and are expecting their first child.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780593206812
ISBN-10: 0593206819
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: May 9th, 2023
Pages: 40
Language: English