"Both Zechel's whimsical grayscale drawings and Harvey's lovely, straightforward prose are characterized by an understated sense of humor that should give the book crossover potential."
"This charming little book is totally unexpected and charming. Its beautiful drawings are a perfect pairing for this unique find." Salt Lake City's Deseret News
"The Little General and the Giant Snowflake is a fun read that teaches about imagination and how having an overactive on isn't a bad thing."The Midwest Book Review
"Utterly charmingI love this little general and the strange and wondrous and precise world he lives in: the Thursday Jacket, the Alphabetize the Attic! (laughed out loud there), the disease books, the very touching moment with the snowflake being revealed as proportional to denial. I'm so glad you did it. And the drawings are just perfectlove the bookshelves, the dancing Lyle, the expressions. I can't wait to have my own copy all bound and beautiful."Aimee Bender, author of Willful Creatures
"Luckily for readers, poet Matthea Harvey has a delightful denouement that is sure to satisfy everyoneno matter which side of the realism/dreamer spectrum they happen to fall . . . the hushed black and white drawings by Elizabeth Zechel render this a cozy short read suitable for early-to-dark evenings by the fire." The Minneapolis Star Tribune
“This story is full of imagination and takes you whole-heartily into the world of dreams where anything is possible.”Portland Book Review
"For families looking for a charming bedtime story or a new tradition, The Little General and the Giant Snowflake fills the need admirably."Blogcritics