"It`s dark all of a sudden and I`m stuck here, under
the bed!" I wept.
Roee knew how to reach me by the sound of my crying. He
grabbed my hand and said with a smile: "There`s nothing
to be afraid of. The darkness doesn`t bite!"
A new boy named Roee is about to come to Yuval`s kindergarten.
The excitement grows when the kindergarten teacher tells
the children that Roee cannot see. Intrigued, Yuval becomes
friends with Roee and discovers that you don`t only see with
your eyes- you can also "see" with your hands. Yuval learns
how Roee plays and experiences day- to- day life.
One day, while Roee and Yuval are playing in the room,
the light suddenly goes out and it gets very dark. Yuval cries
and is frightened, but Roee, who is used to the dark, shows
him there is no need to fear the dark because it "doesn`t
A story about accepting others, and what others can teach
Illustrations: Miri Leshem-Peli
English translation available (for publishers only)