• "These are wonderful books from a wonderfully inventive writer and illustrator"

    Philip Ardagh, The Big Issue
  • "Yates conveys emotion superbly . . . A fine tale for encouraging early readers"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "What a wonderful passion to pass on to younger readers! . . . This is a simple but heartfelt celebration of the power of imagination and the simple happiness that books can bring us all, young and old"

    Niamh Sharkey, Irish Times
  • "Dog Loves Books was deservedly short-listed for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. [This] story of a book-selling dog better at imagining than shifting his stock is a delight"

    Nicholas Tucker, Independent
  • "A wonderful book and an endearing story for any child or adult to read, particularly those who may think that books or them or they do not like reading. This would be an ideal story to use as a vehicle through which to engage and entice young children into reading"

    Early Years Educator