"...a cumulative contagion of catastrophe...with teeming action on every page." - Kirkus Reviews
"The story is a feast of pratfalls, pileups, unexpected trajectories, and collisions with soft foods ... satisfyingly silly." - Publishers Weekly
"Follow the bouncing red ball, from the top of the hill to the subterranean depths at its bottom: a perfect example of illustrated cause and effect. This title has multiple uses for language arts curriculum tied to a fantasy-based plot. A first purchase."
- School Library Journal
"...an amusing calamitous fantasia...with seek-and-find appeal in the ongoing trajectory of various items and critters and in surprising takes on the town both above and belowground."
- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Funny and imaginative, this book is appealing for all children." - Education Library, The University of British Columbia
"A book to be added to public and primary school library collections."
- Canadian Review of Materials