"An odd little story, but a fresh example of Bruna's work for a contemporary audience. (Picture book. 2-4)"
This reissue of a 1959 title misses an opportunity to improve upon the translated text's lackluster story but will acquaint contemporary readers with the Dutch Bruna's modernist style.
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"The value of the ecological message goes without saying; the presentation here in simple text and engaging cartoon-style illustrations is cheerful, though not very thoughtfully developed. (Picture book. 4-8)"
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