All About A Boy Who Was Afraid of the Dark

And How He Got Over It

Children - Grade K-3rd
24 Pages
Reviewed on 10/17/2016
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Author Biography

Writing is something that I've loved to do my entire life; and I look forward to any thought, story, helpful item that I can capture which will grab and maintain a reader's attention and interest.

So far, all of my Indie books have received the prestigious MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS (MCA) seal of EXCELLENCE.

So, this book was inspired when my own children were young; but for the life of me I don't know if they were afraid of the dark or whether I just wanted to write a book that would help a new Mom or Dad with a way to overcome "worries".

I'm confident that you will like this book and that it sparks enough interest to to pass it along to others.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite

All About A Boy Who Was Afraid of the Dark: And How He Got Over It is a storybook for children, grades k-3, written by Ann Marie Hannon. Patrick was accustomed to waking up when it was sunny or, at least, light outside. He'd be able to smell the delicious breakfast his mom was cooking, and his big sister, Margy, would probably threaten to eat his breakfast if he didn't hurry up. But this time, it was different. He could tell that it was the 12th day of the 12th month, but it was dark outside; there were no smells of breakfast cooking, and no one else was awake. It frightened him. He didn't know what had gone wrong that there should be darkness in the morning, and 12 am was, after all, the morning. The more he thought about it, the more upset, frightened and confused he became. There was nothing more to do, he decided, than to have a good cry about it. He lowered his brow, stuck out his lip, and let out a pitiful wail. Margy came rushing in, and she explained, in a very simple way, why Patrick would never have to be afraid of the dark again.

Ann Marie Hannon's storybook for children, grades k-3, All About A Boy Who Was Afraid of the Dark: And How He Got Over It is a simple and beautiful story about a frightened child and his big sister who makes everything all right again. Hannon includes lively and colorful illustrations that make the story come alive. While geared toward primary school-aged readers, this is a grand book for story time as it explains the darkness to children in an unusually perceptive and rational way. All About A Boy Who Was Afraid of the Dark: And How He Got Over It will warm the hearts of young readers and those adults lucky enough to read along with them. It's highly recommended.

Ann Marie Hannon

I am very honored to have received the 5 STAR rating from Reader's Favorite.

My whole idea in writing this book was captured very well by Mr. Magnus.

Right now, I have a wonderful associate who has already to provide this book to Moms who mention that their child or children may be going through this early childhood issue.

My associate runs a day care center, and so far the book for this purpose has been very well received.