Publisher: Tundra Books
Publication Date: September 13, 2016
Source: Won from Tundra Books. This in no way alters my opinion or review.
Inspired by the childhood of real-life astronaut Chris Hadfield and brought to life by Terry and Eric Fan's lush, evocative illustrations, The Darkest Dark will encourage readers to dream the impossible.
Chris loves rockets and planets and pretending he's a brave astronaut, exploring the universe. Only one problem--at night, Chris doesn't feel so brave. He's afraid of the dark.
But when he watches the groundbreaking moon landing on TV, he realizes that space is the darkest dark there is--and the dark is beautiful and exciting, especially when you have big dreams to keep you company.
This was a very cute book about a boy that wants to be an astronaut but is afraid of the dark and it is a true tale. The writer tells a story about himself and being afraid of the aliens coming into his too dark bedroom and then his realization that if he wants to be an astronaut he would have to learn to adjust.
The illustrations are wonderful and the story is very cute. I really liked that the author wrote about his life and it is also a great tale about following your dreams and in the writers case - even achieving them.