Harry and Walter is a tale best shared one-on-one, perhaps between grandparents and grandchildren. Though the sentiment will be immediately obvious, it may take a few readings to fully appreciate this quiet tour de force that takes the reader by surprise.
Quill & Quire
The story will appeal to all ages: the youngest listener who will relate to the fun things these friends do, older readers who have a cherished relationship with an elderly relative or neighbour, and adults who will see the value and charm of this intergenerational friendship.
Manitoba Library Association, September 2016
A sweet and tender story that shows age difference is no detriment to true friendship. A good choice to share with a small group or for one-on-one enjoyment.
School Library Journal, May 2016
Leng’s playful, expressive watercolor illustrations complement this warm story of an enduring intergenerational friendship.
International Reading Association, April 25, 2016
This picture book gives all ages a sense of joyful anticipation about growing older and tremendous insights into the benefits of intergenerational friendships.
A is for Aging, B is for Books, July 12, 2016