'Hilary McKay's wittily observed portrayals of family life are full of warmth, vitality and irrepressible good humour.'
'just the sort of crazy family you ache to be a part of.'
'it's wonderful to have more stories about the engaging and uncommon Casson family!'
'... we are so fond of this fresh, funny, foolish, wise, real family.'
'... as wild and endearing as ever ... Another charmer for Casson fans.'
'... laced with warmth, humor and adventures'
'... touching and hiarious. Beautifully crafted descriptive language makes this offering a real gem.'
'Quirky and endearing'
McKay has a genius for domestic comedy.
Hilary McKay's strength lies in her understanding of young people and her ability to evoke them very simply.
'More entrancing stories about the quirky Casson family from a well-regarded novelist.'
Eccentric, likable and entirely credible, their domestic exchanges reflect Hilary McKay's exceptional ear for dialogue.
A charming story ... McKay writes with such art.
'Warm and witty'