When Belle, a scrappy, inquisitive, and oh so chic Parisian tween—(love the striped pullover and the perky red neckerchief, illustrated by a contributor to The New Yorker and Vogue), is transported to a place that transforms her, all bets are off.
Gibbon's retro illustrations are full of 1960s cheer…Fetching images.
— Publishers Weekly
A unique story that teaches readers to appreciate the natural world around them.
— Smart Books for Smart Kids
The text, tone, illustrations and a song by woodland creatures are all reminiscent of Golden Books. However, one of [the] strongest messages is all 21st-century: Human beings need bee pollination for many of their favorite foods…This book's likable French protagonist makes its environmentalist message go down easy.
— Kirkus Reviews
Readers will delight in the beauty of the story, inspiring children between… to look beyond what they see at first glance and to appreciate the world around them.
— New York Journal of Books
A charming story.
— Midwest Book Review
Al MacCuish is the co-founder of Sunshine Ltd, a creative entertainment production company based in London and Los Angeles. His previous books include Operation Alphabet.
Rebecca Gibbon‘s illustrations have appeared in The New Yorker, Vogue, and The Wall Street Journal. Previous books that she has illustrated include Players in Pigtails and Elizabeth Leads the Way.