“Like a faithful teddy, sure to become a favorite for many readers.”

“Perfect for read-alouds or one-on-one sharing, this is a laugh-out-loud spin on a would-be runaway’s best-laid plans.”

“Cartooning by illustrator Rowan-Zoch is to the point, with a Louis who is expressive without skewing hammy. Lichtenheld’s first-person narration is just the right amount of cranky, rendering Louis as both sympathetic (he does get thrown in the washing machine, after all) and clueless as to how good he has it.”