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Inspired by the childhood of real-life astronaut Chris Hadfield, The Darkest Dark will encourage readers to dream the impossible.

Chris loves rockets and planets and pretending he’s a brave astronaut, exploring the universe. Only one problem—at night, Chris doesn’t feel so brave. He’s afraid of the dark.

But when he watches the groundbreaking moon landing on TV, he realizes that space is the darkest dark there is—and the dark is beautiful and exciting, especially when you have big dreams to keep you company.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “The idea that a famous astronaut was once afraid of the dark may win some recalcitrant bed-goers’ hearts, and readers with dreams of space travel will jump at this.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “A splendid story for soothing night fears, fostering future explorers, and teaching children that not even the sky’s the limit when it comes to dreaming big.”

    School Library Journal

  • “An inspiring message from Hadfield about the wonders of the night sky. An uplifting, valuable addition to the ‘scared of the dark’ bookshelf and a must for the budding space explorer (or really, any dreamer).”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “Astronaut, author, and narrator Chris Hadfield…knows about the terrifying darkness of his childhood room and the deepest darkness of outer space. This intimate knowledge radiates from his narration.”


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