The Darkest Dark, Hardback


Young Chris is an astronaut. A very busy astronaut. Saving the planet from aliens is much more important than taking baths or going to bed. Because at bedtime the worst sort of alien appears - darkness.

But when Chris watches the first televised moon landing, he discovers that there is a dark out in Space that is much darker than he's used to.

It's the darkest dark ever, and he realises that the unknown can be ...exciting!

The Darkest Dark is the debut picture book by Commander Chris Hadfield, international bestselling author of An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth, with spectacular illustrations by illustration team, The Fan Brothers.

Inspired by Chris's decision to become an astronaut after watching the Apollo 11 moon landing at age nine, The Darkest Dark is an inspiring story about facing your fears and following your dreams.

Awarded as a Junior Library Guild Selection in the United States for autumn 2016.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 48 pages
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Picture storybooks
  • ISBN: 9781509824083
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