"McPhail’s welcoming world of anthropomorphic animals and adventurous children is as distinctive and cozy as ever."--Publishers Weekly
"McPhail portrays a classic, though updated, Mother Goose world, populated with people (not all white) and anthropomorphized animals." - The Horn Book
About the Author
David McPhail published his first children's book, The Bear's Toothache, in 1972. Since then, he has written and/or illustrated more than fifty books including No! and The Abandoned Lighthouse, published by Roaring Brook Press. He lives in New Hampshire.