Booklist Books for Youth Editors’ Choice WINNER 1985
Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book WINNER 1985
Horn Book Fanfare WINNER 1985
Library of Congress Children’s Books of the Year WINNER 1985
Parents’ Choice Award WINNER 1985
Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award NOMINEE 1998
"An animal fantasy which will inevitably be compared to Charlotte’s Web…Combines a robust pleasue in the smell and feel of rural surroundings with a humorous affection for all living creatures…a splendid book." The Horn Book, starred review
From the Hardcover edition.