"The colored-pencil artwork, full-and double-page spread, has an appealing simplicity." -- Booklist
"Yangook's vision of peace and harmony mirrors Choi's personal experiences, and her thoughtful main character embodies the same pensive tone found in the soft brownish-greenish peachy palate, making the whole experience one tasty bite."
-- Kirkus Reviews
"Deftly told and gracefully illustrated, Choi's vibrant and appealing childhood recollection is a memorable tale of a young person making a difference." -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Colorful illustrations clearly evoke the tale's setting and the emotions of the characters. Told from Yangsook's point of view, the narrative is sweet and direct." -- School Library Journal
"Choi's vivid recollection of one extraordinary day takes on the timeless feel of a classic tale." -- Publishers Weekly