Children will have fun watching each animal’s expression go from pleasure, as they join Dog in his bed, to irritation as each additional animal joins the sleepy bunch.
—School Library Journal
The increasingly crowded bed will amuse little ones, and the mouse’s pivotal entrance into the story is given extra drama from his solo placement against a two-page background spread of scarlet. The size of the pictures and the large, clear font give this additional value for group sharing, but it would also be ideal for a cozy bedtime snuggle session.
—Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
It’s made for storytime, with plenty of appeal for a cozy one-on-one reading, too.
—The Horn Book