—Booklist (starred review)
This book rewards what six-year-olds are already good at (scrutiny), encourages a new skill (reading), and enlarges the imagination (heaven).
—The Horn Book (starred review)
Kids will laugh out loud at Benjamin as he solves problems in zany, often misguided, ways. ... A funny, smart little book that is definitely interesting enough to hold the attention of reluctant readers.
—School Library Journal (Starred review)