"A fine introduction to the biblical tale for young readers, with a strong message about the importance of forgiveness and family." -- School Library Journal.
"[E]xcellent and unusual re-telling of a biblical story." -- The Association of Jewish Libraries.
"Well paced and well told, this familiar story makes itself fresh with a folkloric feel and a satisfying ending." -- Kirkus Reviews.
"The text is so engaging, the characters so involving, the volume, with its three-hanky ending, is highly recommended."-- AJL Newsletter, February, March 2009.
"[T]his midrashic-style tale will be enjoyed by youngsters and may well start conversations about family, siblings, and relationships." -- Chicago Jewish Star, April 2, 2009.
Bible series "happily recommend[ed]" by Vicki Streiff, InterfaithFamily.com. Read the full review.
"We see it through Benjamin's perspective, the youngest, the beloved. It was an interesting perspective, and I thought it was well done." Operation Actually Read Bible, January 21, 2010. Read the full review.
"This tale is a wonderful example of remorse for past mistakes and the love of a reunited family. I highly recommend the book." Home School Book Review, January 27, 2010. Read the full review.