The Jewish Independent - September 26, 2008
"Its moral and drawings are first class.
Jewish Book World - April 1, 2008
"The paintings are colorful and joyous, indicative of the joy of the 'old country'...This tale sticks with the familiar format of other Jewish folktales, with a lesson that even young children can understand."
Multicultural Review - March 1, 2007
"A valuable addition to any library, this book is highly recommended to people of all ages and walks of life."
Booklist - October 15, 2006
"The fun in this retelling of a Jewish folktale is not in the lesson, but in the setting, the people, and the stories they tell."
CM Magazine - September 29, 2006
"Waldman uses rich language which brings life to the story…Children will enjoy this story as a read-aloud."
Jewish Book World - January 12, 2006
"A wonderfully illustrated book...The art warmly underlines the plot...Refreshing."