“Lemony Snicket who is known best for his dark humor in A Series of Unfortunate Events has a new picture book that is even darker. The Dark is the story of a little boy named Laszlo. Laszlo is afraid of the dark. He notices all the places in the house that the dark hides. One night the dark lures Laszlo out of bed and into the basement where he will make a discovery.
Lemony Snicket's style is always very popular and I have no doubt that this book will find an audience. It will be especially good for children ages 6-7 who are not ready to read the Series of Unfortunate Events books but want to read something by this author.
The illustrations were very well done and unique. They were done in gouache and digitally. This gave the pictures a very unique look.