Ben is scared of everything: of the girl who cuts in front of him at the bakery, of people in the street who laugh at his favorite pair of flowered overalls, and especially of the spook underneath his bed. In his search for help with his problem, Ben finds that hi is braver than he thought.
Mathilde Stein studied at the Arts Academy in France. She currently works as a communication and organization adviser. She loves writing for children, and she plans on staying a child for a long time-"at least until I am eighty-three, and then we'll see!" she says. "Brave Ben " is her first children's book.
Kirkus"Muted watercolors full of quirky details. ... Wry... with a nice lesson."