The Whitehouse Star - April 25, 2003
"A book which is both touching and informative."
CM Magazine - February 14, 2003
"If a perfect author/illustrator team exists, then Andrea Spalding and Janet Wilson must be its embodiment."
"Spalding and Wilson have created a memorable cultural gift to pass on to the younger generation."
Booklist - January 1, 2003
"The robust art is exceptionally nice here, rich in fall colors and details that reflect the boy's culture."
Children's Book News - September 1, 2002
"With its diversity and depth, this warm, caring book is one that readers of all ages will enjoy."
Resource Links - September 1, 2002
"Janet Wilson's work is stunning and multi-dimensional."
"Solomon's Tree will no doubt soon be on the short list for major awards. It is a beautiful picture book and a pleasure to read aloud."
BC Parent - September 1, 2002
"A beautifully told and moving story of our bond with nature and how it can enrich our lives if we choose to see it in all its glory."
Quill & Quire - September 1, 2002
"A rich celebration of the power and beauty of nature and family relationships, this picture book is a likely contender for national and international awards."
"Visually vibrant and generous."
"A strong, sensitive, beautifully interpreted title."