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Lights Out, Leonard (Josh Pyke, illus by Chris Nixon, Puffin)

This book has a perennial theme—a child who’s scared of the dark—but with a really original twist: parents who write a manual on how to scare monsters. Chris Nixon’s illustrations are very contemporary and fresh, with blocks of colour, interesting textures and a bold, confident line. The use of a...

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