Starred Review, Booklist, June 1, 2009:
“[T]he sheer force of what [Binding] realizes makes this an unforgettable tale, rife with thoughtful explorations of animal life, fascinating displays of instinctual communication, and breezy interpretations of the everyday magic we take for granted.”
Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, July 1, 2009:
“This is an exceptionally honed story with levels of depth.”
From the Hardcover edition.