The Darkest Dark

Retired astronaut Chris Hadfield looks back on a childhood fear of the night.

Chris Hadfield, illustrated by Eric Fan and Terry Fan

Chris loves rockets and planets and pretending he's a brave astronaut exploring the universe. Only one problem — at night, Chris doesn't feel so brave. He's afraid of the dark.

But when he watches the groundbreaking moon landing on TV, he realizes that space is the darkest dark there is — and the dark is beautiful and exciting, especially when you have big dreams to keep you company. (From Tundra Books)

Interviews with Chris Hadfield

Chris Hadfield's new book teaches kids how to conquer The Darkest Dark

6 years ago
Duration 3:10
CBC Arts gets an inside look at Chris Hadfield’s debut children’s book, The Darkest Dark.

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