The Dark

The Dark

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Laszlo is afraid of the dark. The dark lives in the same house as Laszlo. Mostly, though, the dark stays in the basement and doesn't come into Lazslo's room. But one night, it does. This is the story of how Laszlo stops being afraid of the dark. With emotional insight and poetic economy, two award-winning talents team up to conquer a universal childhood more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 198.12 x 256.54 x 12.7mm | 340.19g
  • Little, Brown & Company
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0316187488
  • 9780316187480
  • 20,383

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*"In its willingness to acknowledge the darkness, and the elegant art of that acknowledgment, The Dark pays profound respect to the immediacy of childhood experiences." ""Booklist" (starred review)""show more

About Lemony Snicket

Lemony Snicket has been accused of leaving his readers in the dark. He is the author of Who Could That Be at This Hour?, the first book in a new series, All the Wrong Questions; the thirteen volumes in A Series of Unfortunate Events; 13 Words; and several other alarming books. He was last seen in a dimly lit area. You can visit him at Jon Klassen was born in Winnipeg, where the dark arrives early for much of the year. He is the award-winning creator of several bestselling picture books, including I Want My Hat Back and This Is Not My Hat. He grew up in Niagara Falls and now lives in Los Angeles. Visit Jon online at more

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New York Times Best Illustrated 2014 Charlotte Zolotow Award Winner A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year ALSC Notable Books for Childrenshow more