"Soffer's first children's book is an entertaining read that will delight young children who will share Katy's enthusiasm. McMahon's colorful, cartoon-like illustrations radiate high spirit and energy."
--American Jewish World
"this will be welcomed by young families and religious preschools looking for holiday activities."
"Seeing members of the community pitch in to help Katy, and following along as she and her father cook might inspire readers to start a new Rosh Hashana tradition."
--Jewish Book World
"This is a simple story and on the face of it a slight one, but underneath, it's an extremely moving tale."
"Soffer understands how kids savor rituals: every step is significant, and anticipation is to be broadly shared."