Tacoma School District #10 - December 10, 2010
"A delightful story...The mixed media illustrations really capture the spirit of the feisty dogs. The students are going to enjoy this book! The website for the book does a good job of explaining how the book was written and illustrated. http://www.fredandpeteatthebeach.com/."
Highlands Regional Book Evaluation - May 28, 2010
"Cute...story with colorful illustrations, this is a nice addition for young dog lovers."
Puget Sound Council for Reviewing Children's Media - April 1, 2010
"Bright and bold illustration move the story forward and give depth to this delightful story."
CM Magazine - December 11, 2009
"Nugent's playful text and humorous artwork combine well to create a fun-filled, enjoyable book…Likely to appeal to dog lovers of all ages. Recommended."
Deakin Newsletter - October 1, 2009
"Here are two pups to steal your heart, even from their portraits on the first page…This is a witty engaging tale, full of vitality and humour in text and illustration…Children will enjoy this pair and parents too will have a chuckle reading it. It really is a pleasure."