If We’re Really Quiet, It Won’t Find Us

If We’re Really Quiet, It Won’t Find Us
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Famous Last Words Series #1

Something strange is going on in the woods around Camp Calamity.  It started with the disappearance of the Davison’s chickens; then it was Mrs. Nussbaum’s cat, and now the Albertson’s dog has gone missing, too. Some say the disappearances are just a coincidence. Others say it’s something more sinister: a large wolf-like creature called the Hollow Howler that is rumored to roam the woods near Camp Calamity. When the mysterious disappearances threaten to close their beloved summer camp, four young friends, George, John, Peter, and Abby, devise a plan to find out the truth. They’re sure if they stick to their plan, they’ll be safe. The creature is said to have extremely poor eyesight from spending most of its existence in dark hibernation, but it is also said to have an acute sense of hearing, which it uses to home in on its unsuspecting prey. Rumor has it, if you’re really quiet, it won’t find you, but sometimes rumors are wrong, and sometimes your words can come back to haunt you.  

If We’re Really Quiet, It Won’t Find Us is the first book in a series for kids ages 8-12 called Famous Last Words.  Famous Last Words is an idiom used to describe an ironic comment that is made in a seemingly sure situation that is proven wrong by events (sometimes fatally).  In this series, one of the main characters’ words always comes back to haunt them, thus explaining the book’s title.


Joe Harvey is an English teacher, musician, and author of books for upper-grade children, teens, and young adults. He lives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with his wife, Kara, his children, Zachary and Erica, his Golden Retriever, Lola, and his two cats, Cinnamon and Sugar.

by Joe Harvey
Trade Paperback - 6 x 9 x .5
130 Pages
JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
JUVENILE FICTION / Mysteries & Detective Stories
JUVENILE FICTION / Thrillers & Suspense
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