Beatrice Likes the Dark

by April Genevieve Tucholke, Khoa Le

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Beatrice likes the dark. She likes black clothes, graveyard picnics, and a sky full of stars. Her sister, Roo, likes the light. She likes bright clothes, picking strawberries, and hot, sunny days. Beatrice and Roo are nothing alike and don’t understand each other. Can Beatrice help Roo love the dark...
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Published By Algonquin Young Readers

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 32

Publication Date 09/13/2022

ISBN 9781643751573

Dimensions 10.35 inches x 10.3 inches

"Tucholke presents each sister’s preferences in a way that will have readers empathizing with both..Le’s artwork masterfully uses color to set the mood...A sweet tale of sisterly differences and love."
— Kirkus Reviews

"Le’s detailed paintings hold all the magic and wonder the girls feel for their respective surroundings, playing with light and shadow in fantastic ways. A lovely testament to sisterhood and beauty found in all the world’s corners."
— Booklist

"“With stunning illustrations and sweet messaging, BEATRICE LIKES THE DARK is a sweeping picture book about sisterhood and celebrating differences."
— Young Adult Book Central

"A stunningly beautiful book about sisterhood... It’s perfection from start to finish."
— Book Riot

"The bewitching ethereal illustrations set a Halloween mood.” 
— The Horn Book