[A] beautiful volume celebrating nature and verse in its most splendid quietude.
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
[L]ike a box of treasures kept by a child underneath the bed. … Anglophiles will be eager to share this bit of British countryside with children they know.
[A] lovely one-on-one read-aloud or an unintimidating introduction to poetry.
—School Library Journal
Charming… Those who remember lazy days spent picking dandelions and hunting crawdads may close the cover with the urge to knock the mud off their boots.
—The Chicago Tribune