Interesting and august...compelling."The New York Times Book Review
"Rich and inventive...extraordinary."Robert Redford
"A crescendo of miracles."Madeline L'Engle
"Here is so much grace."Robert Coles, M.D.
"Imaginative and convincing."The Horn Book
"In the best tradition...classic."Parents Magazine
"Completely magical...will enchant readers."Booklist
"Riveting...with a message of hope."Dr. Jane Goodall
"Brilliant...glowing - a real gift."Isabel Allende
"The best of the best."Book Sense
"Intense and profoundly spiritual adventure."Lloyd Alexander
"Environmental fables for our time."Terry Tempest Williams
"A wonderful storyteller … wisdom and power."School Library Journal
"Michelangelo had his marble and T.A. Barron has his words. Both make masterpieces."