"I find it funny when mother says
There is no need to fear monsters
But she herself is afraid of poor Moshe…"
In each of us there exists a fear that others are unafraid…
Night after night Ethan wakes up with "noises of monsters." Until one night his father finds a creative way to calm his fears.
However, when Moshe comes to visit their home, Ethan discovers that his mother is afraid of Moshe. Despite her fear, Ethan actually likes Moshe.
Ethan suggests using the same creative solution to calm his mother’s fears.
This book deals with coping with fear, and shows that everyone is afraid of something that another person is not.