'Alemagna’s exuberant, grown-up illustration makes every page a delight'
'Beatrice Alemagna has truly written and illustrated a spectacular book. She's managed to encapsulate the little girl's energetic character so you immediately warm to her. This is a heartwarming story with images full of mesmerizing detail '
'A wonderful story of self-discovery told through delightfully inventive illustrations and rich, poetic language'
'Alemagna captures this story immaculately with the use of rich, poetic language and a range of media … and [explores] the limitlessness of a child’s imagination'
Picture Books Blogger
'A touching and humorous tale with enchanting artwork … Alemagna really does have a winning formula'
The Early Hour
'Detailed street and shop scenes, mostly in soothing earthy tones, all wonderfully reproduced on sumptuously thick paper provide lots to drool over ... Alemagna’s illustrations provide hours of happy browsing'
Playing by the Book
'Another spectacular picture book offering from the ever-so-talented Beatrice Alemagna … the quirky narrative and charming illustrations bring the book to life'
'The rich storyline is complemented by Beatrice's art style, which made us want to leap headlong into the book'
Read It Daddy
'This delightful story, full of humour and charm, celebrates children's power of imagination and their amazing ingenuity'