• "As well as another brilliantly-crafted story, we get some great make-and-do ideas here for making several attractive presents"

    Evening Echo (Cork)
  • "Not only can you fill in the calendar at the back of the book with your own special birthdays, you can also make birthday cards, cake . . . My six-year old daughter loved this book so much, she slept with it!"

    Norwich Evening News
  • "Affectionate, cosy look at family life with detailed and fascinating illustrations"

    Bournemouth Daily Echo
  • "Mairi Hedderwick delivers a neatly packaged tale for every month . . . All the old characters are here and the pictures are packed with fun detail"

    The Scotsman
  • "Full of wonderful details of island life and ideas for making your own presents"

    Junior News and Mail