Nighttime Ninja Book Review


Nighttime Ninja by Barbara DaCosta and Ed Young

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Late at night, when all is quiet and everyone is asleep, a ninja creeps silently through the house in search of treasure. Soon he reaches his ultimate goal…and gets a big surprise! Will the nighttime ninja complete his mission?

With spare text and lush illustrations, Nighttime Ninja is a fun, adventure-filled story about the power of play and imagination.

Recently we got a chance to read Nighttime Ninja and we all agreed that not only is this a wonderful story, but the illustrations are just as great. The Nighttime Ninja sure will become a favorite bedtime story your kids will ask for night after night, we sure can’t get enough of it in our house.

We definitely recommend this adventurous book for young kids. They will love the overall message and the play and imagination this book will introduce them to.

About the Author(s): Barbara DaCosta, as a child, was a precocious nighttime ninja, constantly climbing out of the crib in search of cookies and other interesting things. She has since cut back on the climbing and the cookies, but still enjoys finding the interesting things in life to write about. Nighttime Ninja is her first children’s picture book. She makes her home in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Ed Young is the illustrator of more than eighty books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Lon Po Po, and the New York Times bestseller Wabi Sabi by Mark Reibstein. He has also written and illustrated The House Baba Built, which recounts his childhood in Shanghai. Born in China, Ed moved to the United States as a young man and pursued his love of art. Nighttime Ninja is the type of picture book Ed would have loved as a young boy. He currently lives in New York.

Nighttime Ninja is perfect for ages 3 to 6, with 32 pages, costs $16.99 and it’s available from September 2012.

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