• Muted-color illustrations downplay Scaredy’s anxieties and highlight the silliness of his over-the top tactics; playfully varied page designs add liveliness to a lighthearted story that doesn’t take itself too seriously . . .  - Horn Book

  • Fans will hope for much more from this endearing fellow.  - Publishers Weekly

  • [E]bullient artwork, clever layout, and lively text . . .  - School Library Journal