Named a best picture book by the New York Public Library, 2014
(Titles for Reading and Sharing)
American Library Association, Booklist, starred review
Kids' Indie Next List, Fall, 2013 – American Booksellers Association
Prix Jeunesse des Libraires du Quebec, 2014, finalist (French edition)
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Crystal Kite Award finalist
"Young Readers will find this gentle drama quietly wonderful, and Stanton's lovely pencil and watercolor illustrations are a thing of beauty . . ."
-School Library Journal
". . . a gently funny tale of a barnyard outsider."
Named a Best New Picture book by The Children's Book Review, January 2016
Nominated for the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Book Award 2016
“Elizabeth Rose Stanton captures to perfection the quiet travails of a gentle middle child . . .”
-The Wall Street Journal
"Downright charming pencil-and-watercolor illustrations establish Stanton as an artistic talent to watch. Visually engaging . . . "