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The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld
  • Age 3-6
  • Size 254 x 254mm
  • Extent: 40pp
  • PB £7.99, ISBN: 978-1-912650-14-9
  • Territory: World ex USA, Can
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The Rabbit Listened

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Cori DoerrfeldClick here for biography


Taylor has been through a very difficult time, and is now overwhelmed by concerned friends giving advice. Then along comes a rabbit who just listens and lets Taylor work things through.

Runner up in the Teach Early Years Award 2019

Part of the 2020 Empathy Lab Collection

Cori talks about her book to Booktrust.

Praise for this book:

'A beautifully mindful and poignant story about how to deal with life's heartaches, large and small. Complete with eye-catching and heart-melting illustrations throughout.' BABY London Magazine

'Full of beautiful illustrations and a simple and sparse text, this is a wonderful and deeply moving story to be read an explored, as the simple lesson of just listening is taught.' Children's Book Ireland

'gently expressive images and a template of tools for resolution when faced with inevitable disappointments' Irish Times

'A SIMPLE, startlingly profound picture book, this one, reassuring its young readers that it's okay to feel sad and down, and that people deal with such emotions in different ways. A delicately composed work, calmingly powerful.' Northern Scotland Papers

'Whether read in the wake of tragedy or as a way of comforting others, this is an effective and memorable story sure to offer consolation.' Parents In Touch

'Cori Doerrfeld's elegant, empathetic illustrations perfectly orchestrate her wonderfully wise story that's a must have for anyone who lives or works with young children.' Red Reading Hub

'There are so many wonderful things about this book … So simple, but powerful.' Juno Magazine

'Proving the power of simple pictures and words.'


Translation rights: Penguin Random House, USA


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