Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, August 15, 2011:
"This is a most joyful and clever whimsy, the kind that lightens the heart and puts a shine on the day. Go ahead, break a few dishes in the washing machine, see the humor and enjoy this fine poke at every science fair that ever was."
About the Author
JENNY OFFILL is the author of 17 Things I’m Not Allowed to Do Anymore,
Magazine Best Book of the Year and a Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year, and 11 Experiments That Failed,
also a Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year, which Kirkus Reviews,
in a starred review, called “the most joyful and clever whimsy.”
NANCY CARPENTER is the illustrator of 17 Things I'm Not Allowed to Do Anymore
by Jenny Offill, called "picture-perfect" in a starred review by School Libary Journal; Imogene's Last Stand by Candace Fleming; Apples to Oregon,
an ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book, and Fannie in the Kitchen,
both by Deborah Hopkinson; Sitti's Secrets
by Naomi Shihab Nye, winner of the Jane Addams Picture Book Award; and Masai and I
by Virginia Kroll. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.