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Lisa BrownIt's the "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly" device, and it works brilliantly. But…it's not the what of the story that makes it so terrific, but the visual how. Jeffers is the master of the scribble: of a cloud, the leaves of the offending tree, the boy's hair, the orangutan's fur, and the burst of Floyd's frustration floating delicately above his head when things really start sticking. Jeffers gives these scribbles ample room with lots of white space, and his expert variation of scale and color keep each page full of energy.
—The New York Times Book Review