From the Author
The Nightlight by Tara Merkel is an adventure with fantastic illustrations that teaches children about coping skills using an everyday piece of equipment for being afraid of the dark: a nightlight.
It is a very simple story, easy to understand by very young children who have been experiencing night terrors or night anxiety. Parents can explore the illustrations togetherwith their child, and at the same time read the story aloud, and have the child guess what will happen on the next page.
The illustrations are full page with short sentences using everyday vocabulary that is easy to follow, and easy to expand on. That is something powerful in this story, as it can be easily adapted to suit the needs of your child.
If you are looking for a story to teach your child about how to feel safe in the dark in an uncomplicated manner, this story is high recommended.