The DarkNot much is known about this upcoming book from author Lemony Snicket and newly medaled and honored illustrator Jon Klassen. From the publisher:

Laszlo is afraid of the dark.
 
The dark lives in the same house as Laszlo. Mostly, though, the dark stays in the basement and doesn’t come into Lazslo’s room. But one night, it does.
 
This is the story of how Laszlo stops being afraid of the dark.

The Dark will be released on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Lemony Snicket is one of the truly creative writing minds over the last 27 years, and Jon Klassen is on fire right now, so this book is bound to be worth checking out. Whether it helps children conquer their fear of the dark (or intensifies it) remains to be seen. Frankly, I expect a strange, enjoyable, and strangely enjoyable picture book. Hopefully the kids will like it, too.

 

Borrow. Read. Return. Repeat.