Desmond likes to disappear, blend into the background, and hide in the cleverest of places. But when a new student named Gloria arrives at his school, Desmond finds himself noticed for the first time. Can Gloria help Desmond get used to the life in the spotlight?
Anna Alter’s charming story is an original and reassuring take on overcoming shyness.
About Anna Alter
Anna Alter grew up with a great love for drawing, painting, and reading. She attended the Rhode Island School of Design, where she studied illustration. Anna is the author and illustrator of Disappearing Desmond,A Photo for Greta, and Abigail Spells. Her books have been selected as a CCBC Choice, a Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the Year, a Junior Library Guild Selection, and a Texas 2x2 Recommended Reading Selection, and have twice been included in the Society of Illustrators Original Art Show.