My day is made! "This one's an absolute wonder," says Publishers Weekly in its Starred Review of "The Last Mechanical Monster." A star from PW is a big deal: they're stingy with them, and bookstores and libraries make purchasing decisions based on PW's opinion. A star tells industry buyers it's worth a look.
"This touching, delight-filled fable . . . tackles classic themes: the drive to be remembered, the battle against aging and failing, and friendship."
They got it. Couldn't have said it better myself. In fact, I may steal that.