“The digital photographs of Morales’ unique polymer-clay sculptures… create a surrealistic atmosphere that transforms the locations where this story take place—a humble home and a school—into fantastic places”
--Kirkus Review

-“unpredictable perspectives…and a glowing palette drawn from Mexican folk art. The vignettes seamlessly knit together realism and fantasy”
--Publisher’s Weekly

“While the story is firmly placed in a Mexican context, children of all ethnic and racial backgrounds will be drawn to the eye-catching illustrations and the universal story of a loving intergenerational relationship.”
--School Library Journal

“With this life-affirming picture book, Johnston and Morales create a loving tribute to the special bond between grandparent and grandchild and to storytellers everywhere”
--Self Awareness