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15 Books to Help Kids Overcome Their Fears

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book for child afraid dark, Owl Afraid of Dark

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark by Jill Tomlinson

Poor little Plop! Being an owl who hates the dark is extra-tricky, you see, because owls hunt for food at night. Fortunately, his mommy shows him all the magical things that only happen at night: fireworks, star-gazing, visits from Father Christmas, and more. Maybe the dark isn't so bad after all.

Recommended age: 3 and up

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