Booklist Children’s Editors’ Choice WINNER 2008
CBC Awards & Honors WINNER
National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) Gold Award WINNER 2008
PA Center for the Book-BakerÂ’s Dozen: The Best ChildrenÂ’s Books for Family Literacy WINNER 2009
School Library Journal Best Book of the Year WINNER 2008
Parents’ Choice Recommended SUBMITTED 2008
Starred review, Publishers Weekly, November 26, 2007:
"While this title has broad appeal, it is an especially apt choice for children who approach the unknown with fear rather than pleasure."
Starred review, Kirkus Reviews, December 1, 2007:
"A winner for a winter storytime, this is as amusing as watching real kittens romp."
Starred review, School Library Journal, February 2008:
“This playful look at living life to the fullest is a natural for young children.”