“A winning picture book.”
– ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
"A charming, funny, and inspiring book about how being a little bit different is no big deal."
– DAN GREENBURG, bestselling author of The Zack Files series
"Readers learn that everyone has something that makes others curious, but that people don't always want to discuss it."
– KELLI FITZPATRICK, READER'S DIGEST
"This book will provide tremendous help to children who wear an eye patch."
– CHRISTIE L. MORSE, MD, Executive VP, American Association for Pediatric Ophthamology and Strabismus
"With enormous charm and delightful drawings, this book reminds us of two crucial truths: It is really hard to be different from other kids in any way, and even well-meaning parents can be incredibly annoying!"
– MICHAEL THOMPSON, PHD, New York Times bestselling author of Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys
"Finally, a book that addresses the stigma that many kids must feel, handled in a gentle way that they'll appreciate and enjoy. Hooray for Jacob, the eye patch-wearing hero!"
– CHRIS VAN DUSEN, illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Mercy Watson series
"A valuable, unique perspective on what it is like to be a child and parent patching."
– THOMAS ROGERS, Executive Director, Children's Eye Foundation
"Jacob's Eye Patch is so insightful. It's a reminder of how frustrated kids feel to be dependent on others."
– DAVID A. ADLER, author of the bestselling Cam Jansen mystery series
"I admire Jacob's courage and strength. As a child, I used to always be embarrassed or insecure about my eyes. Now, I am living my dream of playing in the NFL and wouldn't change anything I went through. Keep inspiring and keep being YOU."
– MATT LEINART, NFL quarterback, Heisman Trophy winner
"Funny story. I like his glasses."
– EILIDH RUSSO, age 3, eye patch wearer
"Amblyopia and strabismus—commonly known as 'lazy eye' and 'crossed-eye' respectively—are common eye conditions in children, and eye patching offers a simple and effective treatment option. It's not always easy for children who may feel embarrassed when wearing a patch or frustrated by the questions it prompts in others, but Jacob's story can help."
– DAVID W. PARKE II, MD, CEO, American Academy of Ophthalmology