EXPERTS ARE SAYING
and Jamie Lee Curtis!
“Sprite of the Night is a nice, magical touch to lessen kids’ fear of the dark. It'll bring a smile to their face and warmth to their heart. A little empowerment can go a long way.”
- Dr. Neil Bernstein
Washington D.C. Child Psychologist,
Author, Parenting Expert
“Sprite of the Night is a fun and engaging way for parents to reduce their children's fear of the dark. Catchy rhymes, gorgeous illustrations, and one’s very own wood sprite! If that's not enough – it's scientifically-informed, too. I recommend Sprite of the Night for kids afraid of the dark.”
- Dr. Wendy Silverman
Clinical Child Psychologist and Director of the Anxiety and Mood Disorders Program at the Yale Child Study Center
“Our brains are designed to detect danger, which can make it really hard to fall asleep. Knowing that you are safe and protected makes it so much easier to get the rest you need. That’s what Sprite of the Night can give your child tonight and every night.”
- Dr. Joseph Shrand
Chief Medical Officer, Child Psychiatrist, Lecturer of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School
“Sprite of the Night is a creative and research-based bedtime story that helps children navigate the common childhood fear of the dark. Sprite is a helpful and protective nighttime being that children can focus on as they slumber.”
- Dr. Gifty Ampadu
New York Child Psychologist,
Mental Health Professional
“This lovely story with accompanying sprite is a wonderful way for parents to gently talk about nighttime fears with their children and help the family develop some coping skills.”
- Dr. Lynn Bufka
Maryland Clinical Psychologist
"Sprite of the Night gives children a wonderous alternative story to think about as they're falling asleep instead of the sometimes frightening images and stories they've heard elsewhere."
- Dr. Jimmy Noorlander
Clinical Social Worker,
“The Elf on the Shelf®* meets a clinical approach to overcoming nighttime fears.”
- Dr. Joseph Cilona
NYC Clinical Psychologist,
Media Psychology Expert
*Sprite of the Night is not manufactured or distributed by The LumiStella Company, owner of the registered trademark, The Elf on the Shelf®
"Reading fun stories like Sprite of the Night to your child before bed and addressing fears of the dark directly are great ways to create a healthy nighttime routine and develop lasting healthy sleep behaviors."
- Dr. Wendy Troxel
Sleep Scientist, Author, Clinician
"If your little one is struggling with fears around bedtime and darkness and it has become a big issue in your home, I recommend checking out Sprite of the Night. It's a research-backed book and doll you can use to help ease your little one's fears."
- Dr. Aubrie DeBear
Pediatric Sleep Consultant,
Co-Founder of Baby Sleep Dr.
"Sprite of the Night is a sweet book that comes with your own sprite and can be helpful to build your child's coping skills when it comes to sleeping at night and managing their bedtime fears."
- Dr. Siggie Cohen
Renowned Parenting Coach,
Child Development Specialist
"For all you parents out there with little ones who struggle with a fear of the dark, know I'm passionate about Sprite of the Night."
- Lalah Delia
Wellness Educator, Certified Practitioner, Bestselling Self-Care Author
"I love Sprite of the Night. It is fantastic for kids who are struggling to fall asleep due to being scared. I highly recommend it."
- Dr. Josh Redd
Research Biologist, MAPHB Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
"If your child is struggling with nighttime fears and a fear of the dark, check out Sprite of the Night. It's a book and doll designed to help kids manage their bedtime fears."
- Dr. Cathryn Tobin
Pediatrician, Family Physican, Renowned Parenting Coach
"Darkness can be terrifying to a child, making it distressing to fall asleep. The information within Sprite of the Night is educational to the caregiver, and the wood sprite is reassuring to the child. It brings parent, child, and sprite together at bedtime to conquer nighttime fears."
- Dr. Meir Kryger
Professor Emeritus of Yale School of Medicine, Author, National Sleep Foundation Board of Directors
"Sprite of the Night is a darling children’s book and research-supported product designed to help your little one overcome their fear of the dark. It's endorsed by child psychologists, sleep scientists, family therapists, social workers, and parents everywhere.”
- Jamie Lee Curtis
Bestselling Children's Author,