"I was completely charmed by the 'Hereville' series. It’s a wonderful vehicle for a coming-of-age story with a female protagonist who’s both relatable and likable."
Rabbi Joshua Breindel
"Without a doubt, this is the best graphic novel of 2010 for kids. Bar none."
Elizabeth Bird, School Library Journal
"Unique, laugh-out-loud funny, and thoroughly engrossing. Sequel, please!"
Tanya Auger, Horn Book Magazine
"Mirka is the heroine that girlhood dreams are made of… Hereville is pure enchantment."
Barbara M. Moon, School Library Journal
"Deutsch creates a beautiful, detail-rich world with a muted, ethereal palette that masterfully blends faith and fantasy with astounding harmony. Undoubtedly one of the cleverest graphic novels of the year."
"This is a terrific story, told with skill and lots of heart, that readers of all ages will enjoy."
"I have finally fallen in love with my first graphic novel… the perfect bat mitzvah gift."
Sonja Bolle, Los Angeles Times
"An elegant, subtle examination into the gender roles, deep religious roots, and everyday cultural elements of an Orthodox Jewish society, while also being a witty, enormously clever adventure quest... "
The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
"Comics, and the rest of the world, for that matter, need more girl heroes like Mirka. She will have readers cheering for her every step of the way. "
"Author/illustrator Barry Deutsch offers up a mitzvah — a graphic novel which has joy, style, lots of Yiddishkeit, adventure, and magic."
"What do you get when you cross Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Isaac Bashevis Singer?"