"Ricky's enthusiasm is infectious in van Genechten's bright, thickly painted scenes; kids and parents alike will likely see glimpses of their own lives in the sometimes stressful, sometimes tender holiday moments that unfold." Publishers Weekly (September 25, 2011)
"Genechten's outstanding illustrations perfectly bring to life this lovely tale about the importance of taking time to be together . . . especially during the holidays." —Nashville Parent (December 2011)
About the Author
Guido van Genechtenis an illustrator and the author of several bestselling children's books, including "Alex and the Tart," "Because I Love You So Much," "Flop Ear and His Friends," and the Ricky series. He is a winner of the Reader's Digest Award for Best Children's Books Illustrator.