"A fictionalized origin story of a real architectural marvel... A jumping-off point about Casa Battló." - Kirkus Reviews
"The book succeeds on multiple levels: as a relatable story of a child managing change, an emotive introduction to Gaudí's style, and, for architecture fans, a colorful history of Casa Batlló." - Quill & Quire
"Reminds us that the two worlds, indoors and out, should not be separate, and that magic happens when the two meet." - CanLit for Little Canadians
"This lavishly illustrated title will be enjoyed by adults as well as children." - Joyce's Mystery and Fiction Book Reviews
"The text successfully combines Carmen’s anxiety with information about Gaudí to create a solid, relatable story. Ferrer’s illustrations... fully encompass Gaudí’s and Carmen’s love and respect for nature. Details such as attire, vehicles, and writing implements gently place the story in time while the characters’ thoughts and emotions render it timeless... This fictional look at the creation of an artistic landmark works as a solid introduction to Gaudí and to the influence of nature on his work." - School Library Journal
"Watercolor illustrations by Marianne Ferrer, capturing the jewel-like feel of Gaudí’s work, are fantastically lush and exuberant here – a perfect match to Susan Hughes’ lovely, expressive storytelling."
- Fab Book Reviews
"Ferrer’s illustrations succeed wonderfully at emphasizing the connection between the natural world and Gaudi’s designs." - Youth Services Book Review