The Dark

The Dark

Book - 1997
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Jule Ann pounds on the bottom of a cookie jar and a small, dark lump bounces out. The Dark quickly eats up Jule Ann's shadow, and then her mother and father's shadows, growing bigger and bigger with each swallow. When the Dark grows as big as her house, Jule Ann comes up with an ingenious plan to get it back where it belongs.

A newly designed Classic Munsch picture book brings all of the escalating thrills of The Dark to a new generation of young readers.

Publisher: Toronto : Annick Press : Distributed by Firefly Books, c1997.
Edition: Second revised edition.
ISBN: 9781773211053
Branch Call Number: Z MUN
Characteristics: [26] p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Martchenko, Michael - Illustrator


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Jul 28, 2018

This book is about when a girl presses hard on the bottom of a cookie jar and a small black lump appears out. The dark kept on following the family, and it was bothering them too much. It makes me feel really scared because I am afraid of the dark. I really liked how it is a really interesting book because it engages readers in reading it more often. I disliked the fact that the dark has to be in the book because this book is intended for young readers and young readers may be very scared when reading this book. You never know they might have scary nightmares! Otherwise, I think this book is very fun to read! Rating 4/5
- @Bookworm5755 of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Sep 14, 2015

My son loves reading this book over and over. It awakes his imagination and helps kids in general deal with the fear of darkness. The tension slowly builds as you read until it culminates at the moment the Dark is as big as a house. Very interesting, witty children book with totally new angle on a subject. Highly recommended.

Dec 10, 2014

I can't open the .ascm after I downloaded this file. Please help.

Thank you.

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