"When I want water, I turn on the tap. When it’s dark, I turn on the light. While my life is so different than yours, I was still so touched by your books because they helped me to finally understand the life of someone I love: my father."
Monsters under the bed, and ghosts in the closet. Creaky sounds, and strange shapes -- for kids, all kinds of spooky sensations can come to life once the lights go down. Though not unusual, fear of the dark definitely hits some children harder than others. Fortunately, this is nothing new, and over the years a number of great picture books have come out that specifically address this fear, and offer kids tools and strategies for overcoming it.