A Bank Street College Best Children's Book
An Atlanta Parent Magazine Best Book of 2018
A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2018
2019 International Literacy Association/Children's Book Council Children's Choices List
*"A testament to the power of an imaginative mind. ...This extraordinary book will make it hard for any child reader to settle for the mundaneness of reality."
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Curato's collages, featuring ink, pencil, acrylics, and more, make beautiful backdrops that pop, contrast, and fill each spread with life. What's more, Berger's inspiring message...uplifts and demonstrates the unstoppable spirit of creativity. ...[Y]oung artists will come away connected and affirmed."—Booklist
"Curato's collaged and found-object illustrations meet the creative challenges [Berger's] text all but demands with moments of giddy inventiveness."—Publishers Weekly
"This inspirational read-aloud provides ample opportunity for discussion and creation from beginning to end."
—School Library Journal
"A true celebration of creativity and art in all its forms."—Brightly
"The mixed-media illustrations fully communicate the glory of artistic passion."
—School Library Connection