Child's comedy romp confounds the expectations of young readers to hilarious effect.
Child's book is so unusual, it's impossible not to get drawn into it ... as with all Child's books, her wonderfully quirky illustrations bring the story to life
Lauren Child pushes the boundaries of design in a book crammed with a wealth of comic detail
Each page is still a surprise and a delight
A book children will come to again and again
Lauren Child's individual style is shown to perfection in this funny, subversive story
Brilliantly observed with heaps of irreverent (but good natured) humour)