“A freshly minted fable…alliterative adventure that may be set in a garden, but is anything but garden-variety.” (Kirkus Review)
“An interesting combination of realistically rendered backgrounds and insect bodies with faces drawn in the style of Dr. Seuss.” (School Library Journal)
“Children will enjoy the well-told story and Cole’s large-scale, child-friendly artwork.” (ALA Booklist)
About the Author
Pamela Duncan Edwards is the author of numerous popular picture books, including Livingstone Mouse; Roar! A Noisy Counting Book; Some Smug Slug; The Worrywarts; Clara Caterpillar; Wake-Up Kisses; Rosie's Roses; The Leprechaun's Gold; and Gigi and Lulu's Gigantic Fight, all illustrated by Henry Cole; as well as Dear Tooth Fairy, illustrated by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick; McGillycuddy Could!, illustrated by Sue Porter; and The Neat Line, illustrated by Diana Cain Bluthenthal. She lives in Virginia.
Henry Cole is the celebrated illustrator of many books for children, including the Bad Boys series by Margie Palatini, and is also the author and illustrator of the novel A Nest for Celeste.