"A well-executed exercise in irony." Publishers Weekly 01/07/2008 Publishers Weekly
"Kaczman's flat, stylized illustrations are handsomely modern...rich with symbols, words and pictures to compare and contrast..." Kirkus 3/1/08
"The story ends cleverly...watercolor-and-ink art effectively uses color to establish the contrast in luck." Booklist 3/15/08 Booklist, ALA
it's silly, it's fresh, it's told at kid-level, it teaches without preaching
and it throws many bones to the adult reader.” The Washington Post
About the Author
James Kaczman received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Massachusetts College of Art in 1982 and also studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. He lives in a beautiful, green valley somewhere in the North, where he is a full-time illustrator. He resides there with his wife, Libby, his son, Henry, and a wire fox terrier named Chauncey, who is a funny, charming fellow.