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Created: 3rd May, 2018

The Silence Seeker

Author: Ben Morley
Illustrator: Carl Pearce
Publisher: Tamarind

Joe makes his own sense of what he hears when his mother tells him that the new boy next door is an asylum seeker. Convinced that the boy is a 'Silence Seeker', he tries without success to help him find peace and quiet in various places throughout the neighbourhood. Then the boy and his family leave as quietly as they came. A moving and thought-provoking picture book with an accessible text.