"Litzinger's bright mixed-media paintings evince a variety of emotions of fear, wonder, and relief through the gentle, soft expressive faces of the child, while the scary images have just the right touch of humor to make a menacing concept bearable. (Picture book. 2-4)"
In a child's imaginary world of nighttime darkness, the simplest noises and shadows on the wall can creep into the preschooler's mind, looming large and frightening.
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