• "It’s a fun read, packed with Moers’s typical wordplay, not to mention his lovingly detailed illustrations…catnip for anyone with a passion for languages"

    James Lovegrove, Financial Times
  • "Moers fans will find everything they love: strange lifeforms, ample digressions, learned allusions, a plethora of anagrams, and the disturbing illustrations that are just as fine as they are humorous"

  • "Yarnspinner is a popstar, the Michael Jackson of the printed word: in short, a hero"

    NDR [North German Broadcasting] Kultur