The book should provide opportunities for rich discussions about perception and about advocating for what you believe to be true.
School Library Journal
The story is told simply but with a meaningful impact. Young readers and teachers who enjoy folktales with an entertaining moral will appreciate this story’s message.
Taking cues from Persian miniatures, Yelchin creates a rowdy, bickering cast of villagers in turbans and vividly patterned garments, successfully playing up the story’s comedic clashes.
- Named 2016 Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of the Year List
- Translated into Japanese