An Almost Very Scary Day

an almost very scary day award winning childrens book2016 Book Excellence Award Finalist
2016 Readers’ Favorite 5-Star Review

Ever since the Little White Light first started appearing to Penny, it showed up in the corner of her bedroom ceiling—both at night and in the early morning hours—and blinked, reassuring her with its presence. But one night, it wasn’t there.

The next day, as Penny thought about the Little White Light’s absence, her best friend MJ stopped by. No longer wanting to keep the secret of the Little White Light from him, Penny told MJ all about the light and how very special it was to her. While the children talked and worked in Penny’s garden, they heard a frightening screeching and squawking coming from the side of the house. What could be making such a terrible noise? Facing a scary situation on their own, the children must learn to find courage and compassion in the face of fear.

This coming-of-age story about overcoming scary moments will resonate with children young and old. Beautifully illustrated by Ayuna Collins and David Edward Martin, An Almost Very Scary Day is a wonderful reminder about how magical even an ordinary day can be.

44 pages, full color. Paperback, $12.99; Hardcover, $21.99

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Also available in Spanish.

Product Details

Description: 44 full-color pages with 30 watercolor, ink, crayon & digital illustrations
Dimensions: 8 x 10 x 0.1 inches
Author: Judy Ann Lowe
Illustrators: Ayuna Collins and David Edward Martin

ISBN-13: 978-1519163998
(Paperback) Retail Price: $12.99

ISBN: 978-0-9981561-5-6
(Hardcover) Retail Price: $21.99

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