"This one is as good as it gets."

—San Francisco Book Review

★ "A stellar biography, as creepy and fun as its subject."

Kirkus, STARRED Review

★ "This playful picture book biography is a wonderful and unique introduction to Edward Gorey's life and work."

—School Library Journal, STARRED Review


“Sure to inspire the explorers of tomorrow … The crux of this unforgettable tale is that if you can dream big and be brave, anything is possible."  —Bookpage

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Rhyme Revolution's Best Rhyming Picture Book of 2016

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"Nice addition to storytimes and good ... for anyone who's a little chicken."—Kirkus Reviews


"A 'stupendiferous, cosmically colossal' good time for all." —Kirkus Reviews

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"[This book] . . . stands out for its clever heroine who just won't give up." —Kirkus Reviews


"Children may never view honey bees in the same way again."—The Children's Hour

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"This is a story that begs to be read aloud with a twang drawl, perhaps  as part of a Western or farm-themed story time. Plumb funny, fer sure." 

—Starred Kirkus Review


"A surefire storytime selection." 

—School Library Journal

"Readers will marvel ... at the genius of this little-known scientific wizard."

—School Library Journal

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