Adelaide's Secret World

Adelaide's Secret World

eBook - 2018
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A gorgeously illustrated picture book about creativity, making connections, and finding friendship. Sure to appeal to fans of Shaun Tan or Aaron Becker.

With a poetic story and lush paintings, Elise Hurst conveys how a bit of bravery, empathy, and imagination can transform our lives.

Adelaide lives in a city filled with people and wonders, but she is lonely. She is a watcher, and she sees others like her: the quiet ones, those who dance and dream alone.

In a chance encounter, Adelaide meets someone who just might be a kindred spirit--and is so startled and shy she runs away! But then she gathers her courage and uses all her ingenuity to make sure that they--and all the other lonely ones--meet and connect and share their dreams.
Publisher: New York : Random House Children's Books, 2018.
ISBN: 9781524714567
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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lindseyanderson
Jun 28, 2018

A beautifully painted, mature picture book. As an introvert I was drawn to the quiet, observant character of Adelaide, but I think many people can relate to the feeling of loneliness and the exhilaration of finding like-minded souls.

nmaryann Apr 09, 2018

"By day, she would look out for the still ones, / the quiet ones, those who danced / and sighed and dreamed alone."

A moving picture book about a quiet and lonely rabbit named Adelaide and her efforts to gather the courage to step outside her comfort zone and find friendship.

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