"Fans of A Series of Unfortunate Events or Edward Gorey will quickly pick up on the mood Lilly is going for here. The Squickerwonkers books embrace and are honest about the flaws we all have. They shine a spotlight on human frailty and say, "It's OK not to be perfect." And that honesty is even more critical because the books are for children.” -Jamie Greene @TheRoarbots, for SYFY.com

"This is a wondrous book...the best book I've ever seen!  These books might be sold out." -Amelia Taylor, 6-years-old


The Squickerwonkersis just such a wonderful tale. Children of all ages will delight in the book’s deliciously dark mischief.” –Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, creators of The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit film trilogies

“[Kids] are adventurers by nature, they love to test themselves against their fears. And they will LOVE to be unsettled by this book. …Dark and delicious.” –Martin Baynton, author of Jane and the Magician and Dragon’s Purpose


“Fans of Gris Grimly and other creators of gentle horror should find their imaginations piqued.” –Publishers Weekly


“More Grimm than Disney, Lilly and Fraser-Allen are unafraid to challenge their young readers and offer up a cautionary tale that promises to delight those willing to take the journey.” –Comics Online 


"Mystery, misanthropy, and mischief combine in this delightfully dark cautionary tale, written in an absorbing limerick style." –Foreword Reviews


"Lilly set out to write a book that both children and parents could enjoy. She has succeeded." –SheKnows.com


"The Squickerwonkers is a strange and wacky book but a fun one all the same." –Mugglenet


"A creepy crawly delight." –B&N Book Blog 


"Parts Brothers Grimm, Roald Dahl and Tim Burton, The Squickerwonkers lurks at the shadowy end of the kids-lit spectrum” –Total Film


“Dark and kooky tale.” –Richard Taylor, head of WETA Workshop


“An amazing book.” –Comic Vine


"A clever, creepy children's book." –Vulture


"The rare kind of kids' book that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike." –Movies.com


"The dark, alluring tale."—USA Today 


"[A] delightfully dark read." –Comics Alliance


"A truly delightful and sophisticated children's book. . .and the easiest way to pitch it is to say were it a movie, it'd be right at home alongside the likes of Coraline and ParaNorman." –Movies.com