Brian Barlics, author of Brady Needs a Nightlight, on tour January 2014

Posted By on October 19, 2013

Brady Needs a NightlightAbout Brady Needs a Nightlight

  • Age Range: 3 and up
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Black Rose Writing (April 11, 2013)

In Brady Needs a Nightlight, author Brian Barlics introduces the reader to Brady, a loveable little bat who oddly has a terrible fear of the dark. This poses quite a dilemma for a creature that sleeps in a dark cave and comes out to play at night.  The story opens with an image of Brady, scared to fall asleep inside of his dark cave.  He is forced to watch the other bats hang fast asleep as he imagines himself playing outside in the sunshine. As night falls, the other bats are up and ready to play, but poor Brady is too afraid to step out into the darkness.  After building up the courage to go, Brady realizes, with the help of some bright and shining fireflies, that the nighttime isn’t so bad after all.  New friendships abound and thanks to his new friends, the fireflies Brady learns to overcome his fear! The colorful imagery and charming characters created by illustrator Gregory Jones help children to cope with fears, and learn to use creativity to problem-solve.

This book is the first of a series entitled Fundamentales. Through colorful and personable characters, these books will give life to the exciting discoveries and challenges that children face. Through catchy rhymes, each lovable character of each book shares his or her story and provides a brief escape from the real world, a few laughs, and best of all, a fundamental lesson in each tale.  The series includes books about facing fears, being yourself, sharing, safety, eating right and staying active, doing chores, responsibility, and much more!

Brady Needs a Nightlight is a Mom’s Choice Awards Silver Honoree!

Author - BBarlics2About Brian Barlics

Brian was born and raised in New Jersey and currently lives in Northern California. He is a Pediatrician with a strong love for children and is dedicated to their health and well-being. He believes not only in the physical health of children but also in the enrichment of their minds and building of their character. He is a strong advocate of the well-supported idea that reading to your child encourages a strong parent-child bond, promotes literacy, and helps them tap into their seemingly endless imaginations. He has recently started a new venture as an author of children’s books. His award-winning book “Brady Needs a Nightlight” is now available and might become your child’s favorite bedtime story!

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Brian Barlics’ TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:

Monday, January 6th:  Savvy Verse and Wit

Tuesday, January 7th:  Allison’s Book Bag

Tuesday, January 7th:  Mental Foodie

Wednesday, January 8th:  Book Dilettante

Thursday, January 9th:  Cherry Blossoms

Friday, January 10th:  Not in Jersey

Monday, January 13th:  Read Lately

Tuesday, January 14th:  Sweet Southern Home

Wednesday, January 15th:  Simply Stacie

Friday, January 17th:  Cheryl’s Book Nook

Monday, January 20th:  Babblin’ Brooke

Tuesday, January 21st:  Musings by Maureen

Wednesday, January 22nd:  Quirky Bookworm

Monday, January 27th:  Patricia’s Wisdom

Tuesday, February 11th:  Red Headed Book Child


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