“The elaborately patterned, intricate, black-and-white ink drawings, best viewed at close range, bring this entertaining, instructive story to life."—Booklist
"The tale is illustrated with beautifully elaborate and intricate white-on-black drawings and white-on-orange endpapers."—School Library Journal
". . . a terrific book for any age. Whether you're reading to your preschooler or older kids are reading on their own, The Opossum's Tale is populated with enough colorful characters and fantastical but emotionally true-to-life situations to keep children - and adults, fortunately - interested through multiple readings."—The Durango Herald
"The illustrations in this Cherokee legend are beautiful and the story is a clever way of explaining why Opossum, or Si-Qua to Cherokees, has a hairless tail."—New Mexico Kids!
"A delightful book told in a fanciful way, ( The Opossum's Tale) leaves the reader with the joy of a well-written story..."—Territorial Tattler