Tacoma School District #10 - December 10, 2010
"A well written autobiography by an author/librarian and it adds much to any conversation on children's librarianship."
Deakin Newsletter - January 1, 2006
"[The] message, which comes clearly throughout [the] book, the need for quality literature for young people, resounds strongly today when cutbacks threaten literacy."
BCLA Reporter - January 1, 2006
"A compelling book...difficult to put down once you start to read it."
"This book definitely belongs in every library collection, as it provides a unique perspective of the evolution of Canadian children's literature from an inside mover-and-shaker's viewpoint."
The Vancouver Sun - December 24, 2005
"For anyone with even a passing interest in children's books, particularly Canadian ones, Once Upon a Time is bound to succeed in transmitting that passion."