“We are happy to award deserving books like The Garden and the Glen. Our panel of judges really felt like this book merited a place on our list of the best in family-friendly products that parents and educators can feel confident in using.”

Dawn MathesonCEO, Mom’s Choice Awards

“Elizabeth Moseley’s The GARDEN and the GLEN is a delightful fable with a timeless feel. The content is just as welcome in an elementary school classroom as it is to a contemporary adult audience. The author’s ageless message about the value of embracing our own differences, as well as the uniqueness of those around us, is particularly relevant at this current juncture.”

Literary TitanRating: 5 Stars

“Extraordinary artwork pairs with a whimsical story about the beauty of diversity in nature in Elizabeth Moseley’s children’s book The GARDEN and the GLEN. . . .the book’s powerful message of individuality shines through in a natural, graceful way. The story, its characters, and their conversations work in tandem to communicate the multiple layers of the story’s morals . . .”

Foreword ClarionRating: 5/5

“In her debut children’s book, Moseley makes her message obvious: ‘You are all different and all perfect, just as you are…’ soft, pastel watercolors by debut illustrator Green are lovely and nicely express the book’s magical feel… a charming celebration of diversity…”

Kirkus ReviewsBook Review Magazine

“… the message was universal to middle school climate as well as my own work place… We need more stories where…belonging triumphs in our communities.”

KirstenMom Of Two Young Readers

“… Green’s luscious watercolor illustrations are a bounty of color and charm, marrying perfectly with the text. Moseley’s writing is fluid and sometimes poetic…”

Blue Ink ReviewBook Reviewers

“I highly recommend this enchanting children’s tale. Young readers will be captivated by the story from page one to the end. There is ample suspense to keep children eagerly turning the pages to see what happens next…In addition, readers will see the value of teamwork and how much the characters grew during the story.”

Deanie Humphrys-DunneGold Medal Winner (Mom’s Choice Awards) & Silver Medal Winner (Silver Quill Book Awards)

“….readers will learn what it takes to stand up for themselves and others, and even more importantly, that they need to foster relationships for mutual support. Moseley crafts this tale in such a way that readers will be better equipped and encouraged to pursue the most courageous version of themselves.”

5 Star RatingUnion Square Reviews