"A congenial, understated choice for reading aloud to excited children to help them settle down for a long winter's night."
"Reverence for the quieter aspects of the season is indeed a gift."
"This is an ideal title for use during a winter holiday storytime or for one-on-one cuddling at bedtime."
—School Library Journal
"Little kids will relate to the anticipation of the big night but also to the little pleasures, like making snow angels and enjoying a cup of steaming cocoa."
"This pleasing companion to The Quiet Book and The Loud Book! explores quiet times of the season."
—Wall Street Journal
"All of those quiet moments that make the holidays so special are wonderfully illustrated in this adorable book."
A Huffington Post Holiday Book Recommendation
"Irresistibly cute, soft colored pencil illustrations by Renata Liwska of bunnies, bears, and more paint a magical holiday picture and illuminate author Deborah Underwood's original picture book story for children ages 4 to 7."--Midwest Book Review