A Dark, Dark Cave (Hardcover)

By Eric Hoffman

Viking Books for Young Readers, 9780670016365, 40pp.

Publication Date: May 24, 2016



On a cold night, under a pale moon, a brother and sister explore a dark, dark cave. Strange creatures skitter along the walls while bats brush past. A wild howl makes the cave feel just a teensy bit darker. But readers are in for a delightful surprise when a beam of light reveals a softer side of the cave.
Told in spare rhyming text alongside stunning illustrations, "A Dark, Dark Cave "will ignite a young reader's imagination and inspire creative play. This just-spooky-enough story is sure to become a read-aloud favorite.

About the Author

Eric Hoffman has worked for thirty-five years in Maryland, Ohio, and California helping preschoolers create caves, forts, nests, barns, and other hideouts. He lives and writes in a sunny house in Santa Cruz.