"Lawrence was quite possibly the most remarkable woman in Canada. Certainly she was a remarkable nature writer."
- Pat Barclay, Books in Canada
"She was a premier speciman of a vital breed: the amateur naturalist. Her 7 books, 17 scientific papers, scores of magazine articles and over 500 reviews have all been based on her close and tireless observation of bird and animal behaviour."
- Merilyn Mohr, Harrowsmith