"What ostensibly starts out as an almost criminally cute tale of pretend play transforms into something much more: a celebration of claiming and naming one’s identity and having it affirmed by others."
— Publishers Weekly
"This newest Hale-Pham collaboration features appealing characters, laugh-out-loud humor, and clever plot twists."
"Hale and Pham bring the charm and whimsy of their Princess in Black series to this picture book, conveying the same message of self-love and confidence with the candy-colored art and a wide-eyed, bushy-tailed feline who is the dream of cat meme makers everywhere."
— Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"There’s poignancy... A paean to self-perception, self-actualization, and finding one’s people amongst the neigh-sayers."
— The Horn Book Magazine
"Unicorn fans will definitely identify with Hale’s protagonist and respond well to Pham’s bright cartoons... Likely to cause some imaginative prancing among unicorn and kitty lovers."
— Kirkus Reviews
"A breathtakingly adorable picture book. . .capture(s) the poignance of the struggle to find oneself."
— Shelf Awareness