"Simple language, appealing repetition, a predictable narrative pattern, and a direct interplay between the text and the vibrant artwork draw emergent readers into the story.."
--School Library Journal
"Carl has been a favorite character for many years. This new series offers an opportunity to meet Carl and enjoy the wonderful illustrations created by Day."
"There's no doubt about the charm of the "My Reader" books, especially with their emphasis on a 'great story.'"
--The Seattle Times