In our old house, Ma told me there was nothing to be scared of. No monsters hiding behind doors, or in wardrobes, or under beds. She said there were no dark places at all. But, in the new house, under my new bed, THAT’s where I found Shadow.
Length: 40 pages
Genre: Picture book
'Children will interpret the story differently depending on their own life experiences, but the trajectory of moving from a sad and lonely state to one of connection is universal.' – The Horn Book Magazine
'This title gently relates the experience of one child coping with difficult times, and possible points out the pitfalls and solutions for others going through similar situations.' – School Library Journal
'This soft-spoken story can be anything from a simple, lovely, modern fairy tale to a stunning allegory about overcoming fear and how a parent’s depression can affect a child.' – Booklist Online
'A well-executed work about the transformative nature of togetherness.' – Publishers Weekly
'Sensitively shines a metaphorical light onto scary but nonetheless real emotions.' – Kirkus Reviews