By The Crimson Review of Children's and YA Literature

Told from the perspective of budding artist Mehkai, who is known as Bird, this is a story of love and loss and family. Bird draws the world around him, erasing when he messes up, but he has learned that there is no eraser for life….Through all of this, Bird continues to draw, persevering in the face of adversity. The mixed media pictures accompanying the text illustrate both what is happening to Bird and what is happening in his head at the same time. A story of loss, this book is also a story of hope and coping with troubles that come from life. —The Crimson Review of Children’s and Young Adult Literature