Barbara DaCosta & Ed Young
Little, Brown & Co., 2012 (2012)
Reviewed by Lyn Seippel
n the dark of night, while the house sleeps, the Nighttime Ninja sets out on his mission. Dark silhouettes follow our ninja as he climbs, crawls and slips through the house.
aCosta's tight writing accompanies each frame, adding to the tension and energy. This mission includes ice cream. But before the ninja can enjoy his booty, he is captured by Mother who sends him back to bed where he dreams of his next nighttime mission.
d Young's artwork consists of collages built from cut paper, textured fabric, string, and colored pencils. New discoveries are made with each reading. This book will delight both children and adults.
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