Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152928506, 32pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 1994
Pip the salamander is afraid of the dark. Believing that magic might help him, Pip searches for Old Abra the wizard, following his trail into the woods, through a tunnel, and into the night-and discovers that the strength to conquer his fear was within himself all along. “The brilliance of Walsh’s illustrative palette and the joyful way her characters explore the pages bring a light-heartedness that delivers the message with enchantment.”-Children’s Book Review Magazine
"A calming book for pre-schoolers who fear the dark and question their own powers of mastery....Delivers the message with enchantment.”—Children’s Book Review Magazine
"Friendly and reassuring.”—The Bulletin"Outstanding.”—The Boston Globe