- A Sound Like Someone Trying Not to Make a Sound
"A Sound Like Someone Trying Not to Make a Sound" (Doubleday Books for Young Readers, September 28, 2004, ISBN 0-385-74680-6) is a children's picture book by
John Irving, and is also a story from the 1998 novel " A Widow for One Year", also by Irving.
It takes place in a house somewhere, maybe in New England. It starts when one little child asleep in his bed hears a sound, "a sound like someone trying not to make a sound." It turns out to be mice in the walls, and the child is comforted by his parent. They go back to bed.
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