A 2019 Rainbow Book List Selection—
"Anderson (Cat's Colors) tackles exclusion, difference, and identity in a sweet-tempered fable.... Anderson's candy-colored palette and adorable cast of creatures reflect a spectrum of states of being, creating a book that works as a resource for conversations about race, blended identities, gender norms, and more."
"This stands out for its accessibility to even very young read-aloud audiences. A sweet story of acceptance for all those who are this, that, neither, either, and everything in between."
"Hits all right notes and is filled with fun, fantastical creatures to boot."—School Library Journal
"A positive celebration of diversity and how our world is a better place when everyone is included."—The Reading Eagle
"Features key parts of the transgender experience and is perfect for kids in kindergarten through second grade."