"Gorgeous to look at."
--The New York Times
"Swiatkowska ... elegantly muses on the elasticity of time and the mystery of gestation.... This is one for all ages."
--Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)
"This child’s-eye take on the passage of time is concrete and comforting."
"There is more to discover with each viewing."
--School Library Journal
"The mix of the everyday and the magical from the child's viewpoint captures the longing, mystery, and joy."