• "It's charming, quirky stuff, just right for 7+"

    Amanda Craig, The Times
  • "Atmospheric descriptions, fantastic plot and wild characters. The book is a visual pleasure, with the sparkling story unfolding in different fronts and generously sprinkled with superb illustrations. It is above all a wonderful story that will make you laugh out loud"

    Jean Allen, Carousel
  • "Very funny story . . . plenty of magic and surprises"

    Primary Times
  • "It is what I have come to expect from a Debi Gliori book, jammed with hilarious and often gross jokes. I giggled all the way through . . . I can't recommend this story highly enough for lovers of magic, humour or even books. A wicked triumph"

    Eoin Colfer
  • "Packed with toilet humour, wonderfully wacky characters and crazy goings on, this book has plenty of ingredients to keep the kids entertained"

    Loralei Haylock, The Bookbag