Fall 2019

Shadow

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 2   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

In our old house, Ma told me there was nothing to be scared of. No monsters hiding behind doors, or in wardrobes, or under beds. She said there were no dark places at all. But in the new house, under my new bed, that’s where I found Shadow.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-911373-83-4
$17.99 $13.49
978-1-911373-86-5
$26.99 $20.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lantana Publishing
Imprint Lantana Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2019-10-01
BISACS JUV058000, JUV039090
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9 x 9.75
Lexile 500
ATOS Reading Level 2.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 503379
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Original artwork and Reviewed

Note: Accelerated Reader® values are estimates.

Reviews

Booklist Online

“This soft-spoken story can be anything from a simple, lovely, modern fairy tale to a stunning allegory about overcoming fear and how a parent’s depression can affect a child.”—Booklist Online

Publishers Weekly

“A well-executed work about the transformative nature of togetherness.”—Publishers Weekly

Kirkus Reviews

“Sensitively shines a metaphorical light onto scary but nonetheless real emotions.”—Kirkus Reviews

Illustrator: Anastasia Suvorova

Anastasia Suvorova is an award-winning children's book illustrator from St. Petersburg, Russia. She is the 2018 winner of the Bologna Children's Book Fair Silent Book Contest.

Author: Lucy Christopher

Lucy Christopher is the award-winning author of Stolen, Flyaway, The Killing Woods, and Storm-Wake. She is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, UK, where she has a PhD in Creative Writing.