'Striking images, with muted colours but comic exuberance, make this picture book about a magical seventh birthday, at which the guests are animals, a treat'
'A colourful tale executed in Beatrice Alemagna’s own inimitable style'
Picture Books Blogger
'Tremendously touching … and just a little bit different'
'Simply marvellous … A brilliant book to be enjoyed over and over again'
Parenting without Tears
'Her [Beatrice Alemagna’s] quirky style with its expressive lines and atmospheric use of soft colour wash is ideally suited to the humour of the story as we move from chaos in the house to the joyous expanse of the park'
Books for Keeps (Book of the Week)
Read It Daddy
'The illustrations are stunning, the message is sweet, and the journey is a fun one'