"The text is accompanied by full-page paintings that capture the beautiful vastness of the sky along with panels that portray the intensity and fascination of the scientists, artists, and ordinary folk... Factual, historical, and inspirational." - Kirkus Reviews - STARRED REVIEW
"It’s rare to come across an informational picture book that offers the perfect mix of fact and wonder. But [Journey Around the Sun] is one such gem: a cosmic road trip sure to delight any reader who has ever looked up toward the heavens in awe."
- Quill & Quire - STARRED REVIEW
"A smart, meditative introduction to the astronomical phenomenon." - Foreword Reviews
"An intriguing picture book primer on 'the most famous comet.'" - Publishers Weekly
"Halley’s Comet speaks to readers, recounting the various ways that people throughout history have understood the celestial object. Gladstone and Eshet take us from the time of Aristotle to the space age — with many stops in between." - Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast
"Gladstone not only provides readers with a 'personal' account of the comet and lots of fascinating historical and scientific information but he also asks us to think about our relationship to the stars and, ultimately, the universe."
- The Globe and Mail
"This attractive informational picture book will provoke curiosity and wonder about our amazing universe and its history." - Canadian Children's Book News
"A fun and beautifully illustrated introduction to Halley’s Comet." - Canadian Review of Materials
A Junior Library Guild selection, 2021
A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2021, 2021
Best Books for Kids and Teens, 2021
Sheila Barry Best Canadian Picture Book of the Year Award, 2022