CITY Parent - October 1, 2003
"Told in poetic prose with magical illustrations . . . this is a delightful candidate for reading aloud."
CM Magazine - September 20, 2002
"While the story is rivetting on its own, the carefully researched text and illustrations provide the young reader with a rich and fascinating historical and geographical resource."
Resource Links - September 1, 2002
"The illustrations are full of gold, red, pink and yellow and capture the prairie landscape and the expressions of the characters perfectly."
School Library Journal - June 1, 2002
"This is a gentle story, set against a dramatic and interesting backdrop."
Booklist - May 15, 2002
"Carter's brief, lyrical text brings the sights and sounds of the Prairie Provinces to life in a way that will help children see the prairie as more than just grass."