This picture book tells the story of a little boy who is afraid of the dark and how he courageously overcomes his fear. Lazlo is afraid of the dark. At night, it spreads through the house but, during the day, it stay where it belongs in the basement. Lazlo hopes that if he visits the home of the dark, it will leave him alone in his room. So, he builds up the courage to go to the basement. There, the dark helps him to be a little less afraid. This story could be used to discuss things that we are afraid of and strategies to help us be a little less afraid!