Barrett celebrates lightly destructive fun of all kinds, whether it involves toy blocks, sticks and stones, or dinner… Working in gouache, Pham offers a multicultural crew of kids who couldn’t be more excited about building things up and then sending them flying.
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
[B]uoyant energy and equally diverse cast. … [Y]oungesters will recognize the exuberance represented here as their own. With its companion title, a playful romp in a please-touch-and-explore world.
Each scenario is illustrated with Pham’s exuberant artwork, featuring bright colors and happy children. … Barrett has stayed faithful to the rhythm of the original rhymes, making [All Fall Down] easy to read and enjoyable to hear.
—School Library Journal