Jenny Stow : Artist and Illustrator


"The islanders call her Darkfright because she cannot bear the night. As everybody else prepares for bed Darkfright gets as busy as a hill full of ants trying to keep the night away. But one day a star crashes through Darkfright's door, a broken star that needs healing"











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written by Holly Young Huth, illustrated by Jenny Stow


Atheneum (USA) 1996


Set in the Caribbean this tale tells of how a young woman overcomes her fear of the night. A lyrical tale with illustrations that depict vibrantly the texture of Caribbean life.