DARK IS DARK by John G. McCullough


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I didn't like this as well as I liked either Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown or Who Likes the Dark by Virginia Howell. And the reason? It seems to me this introduces a note of fear -- and then offsets it, a negative approach which makes it demand a fairly mature emotional angle. Travel by night- cats by night- the moon-sailors on the sea- protection from policemen and prowl cars- shadows that are good when you know what they are- stars- trains-lights from cars and trucks- street lights- firemen and Santa Claus, a motley array of night factors familiar to children.

Pub Date: Sept. 15th, 1947
Page count: 40pp
Publisher: Scott