This is the work of two masters, who will take children on an exciting passage through time and illusion with their careful blending of words and pictures.
—JAN SPIVEY GILCHRIST, Illustrator and Author, Coretta Scott King Award
What a joy to read and reread! Truly a treasure! Bileck and Bryan will bewitch generations of readers.
—LESLIE TRYON, Author and Illustrator
This trolley ride took me back to my own childhood, complete with the sound memory of the clank of change in the fare box. Now, the special stop I’d like to make is when the trolley passes Timbuctu. I fell in love with the verse, “Tiger tiptoes to Timbuctu to talk to the turtle till ten to two.”
—HENRIETTA MAYS SMITH, Professor Emerita, University of South Florida, Eric Carle Honor, Virginia Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award