“Kid-pleasing [with a message] that all gifts, no matter how absurd they seem, have value.” — Publishers Weekly
“[This] debut makes the nice point that all kids are special, magical power or no.” —Kirkus Reviews
"This book will please fans of Bruce Coville’s “Magic Shop” series (Harcourt) or other readers looking for a little magic." — School Library Journal
“The premise that every child is magical is clearly expressed without ever being heavy-handed. Abby’s triumphant finale will have young readers contemplating how they, too, are special.” —Booklist
“David Pogue makes the book witty and action packed.” —Flamingnet.com reviewer, Aged 15.