From Publishers Weekly
"One bitter, black night," three ferocious highwaymen meet their match in a spunky orphan named Tiffany; Ungerer's bold, fanciful artwork, rendered primarily in black and deep blue tones, enliven this cautionary tale of foul deeds transmogrified. Ages 5-8.
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"Delightful and artistically nourishing." --The New York Times Book Review, December 21, 2008
"Ungerer is a wizard at whittling a story down to its smoothest, most streamlined essence, as shown in this reissued tale of a trio of ruthless highwaymen ... This master class in storytelling should be required reading not just for children, but current children's-book authors." --Cookie Magazine, November 2008
"Though he has never been much out of it, the spotlight seems to be shining particularly brightly right now on Mr. Ungerer ... Both Mr. Ungerer's approach and his visual style -- inspired by Saul Steinberg, with elements of George Grosz and Paul Klee -- seemed to have seeped into the DNA of children s literature." --The New York Times, July 27, 2008