Nighttime Ninja by Barbara DaCosta, Illustrated by Ed Young

Late at night, when all is quiet and everyone is asleep, a ninja creeps silently through the house in search of treasure. Soon he reaches his ultimate goal…and gets a big surprise!

This children’s picture book is a suspenseful and imaginative story with a humorous twist.

*****

“DaCosta crafts her spare text carefully and with humor…. The depth of feeling DaCosta and Young give to the boy’s fantasy makes this a standout.” –Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Debut picture-book author DaCosta pens the quietly suspenseful quest of a ninja on a late-night mission…to the kitchen!
Succinct language full of vivid verbs describing the action sets the mood for Young’s lushly textured illustrations…” –Kirkus Reviews

*****

Barbara DaCosta enjoys writing about the quirky and mysterious things in life. She is joined for her children’s picture book debut by Caldecott Medal-winning artist Ed Young.

To learn more about Barbara, please visit her website.

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