• "Shi integrates facts about the natural world with this unusual arachnid adventure to great effect, underscoring the fragility of life and habitats in the natural world."

    Irish Times
  • "Simply stunning"

    Baby London
  • "Fragility, strength, and creativity are eloquently conveyed in this affecting tale. A good storytime selection and discussion starter about resilience."

    School Library Journal
  • "Stanley's story is beautiful and wise"

  • "Charming"