• "Fantasy value here for power-hungry young imaginations. Maurice Sendak's delightful pictures add a winning note of gaiety"

    Kirkus Review
  • "Graves's fable of childish triumph over grownup rules and regulations is lent extra joyousness by Maurice Sendak's original line drawings"

    Washington Post
  • "First published in 1962, it remains a delight"

    New York Times
  • "A top-class read."

    Alex O'Connell, The Times
  • "A gorgeous hardback edition … Every child’s dream and the A* finale of a top-class storybook"

    Alex O'Connell, The Times