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By Phil Cummings   Illustrated by Shane Devries   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9781443182164 Hardcover
32 Pages | 9.896" x 10.939" | Ages 4 to 8

Sometimes the biggest message comes from the smallest voice.

The king’s battles with the dragon were always mighty and loud . . . CLING CLANG CLONG! ROAR!

But Boy lived in a silent world and couldn’t hear the fighting. Though he could not hear, Boy could see the fear around him . . . and how everyone would be much happier without it.

From the CBCA Honour Award-winning team of Phil Cummings and Shane Devries comes this tender tale of power and perception.

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Praise for Boy:

Selected, Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts, Children's Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English in the US, 2019, USA

Winner, Children’s Peace Literature Award, 2017, Australia

Selected, IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities, 2021

“Cummings’ fable rolls out with poetic economy, heightened by Devries’ spacious page design.” — Kirkus Reviews