One of the most lyrical enchanting children's books every produced

Maclean's Magazine


Splendid expressions and beautiful descriptions which fire the imagination 

Child Education


Few legends strike more surely at the heart … retold in serenely poetic prose

Growing Point



David Day Children

A prize for any child with a strong imaginations

Boston Phoenix


A truly stunning book for readers of any age

Books in Canada


Thoughtful and stimulating book for children

Books for Keeps


Catches the reader's eye and imagination from the first page

The School Librarian


Did the poet inspire the artist or the artist the poet

This is an awesome union; the two were simply meant to be

Ottawa Citizen


Day's repetitive, gamesome text invites youngest mites to join in the telling

Publishers Weekly