• "(Of The Humming Machine): The story is told with a great deal of charm"

    The School Librarian
  • "(Of The Humming Machine): Doherty writes for children with simplicity, pace and zest, making thoroughly modern stories out of tales that have roots delicately lace in Celtic myth"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "(Of Deep Secret): We should treasure writers like Berlie Doherty who are incapable of writing a mediocre sentence"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "(Of The Starburster): A great story to read aloud or for new readers to tackle on their own"

    Northern Echo