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 graduated from the Rhode Island School for Design. She has written and illustrated a number of children's books including Abigail Spells, Disappearing Desmond, and A Photo for Greta, which the New York Times called, "a paean to paternal love." Anna lives in westen Massachusetts with her husband, daughter, and two cats, but travels all over to visit schools and libraries to talk about her work. You can visit her on the Web at annaalter.com.