Cori Doerrfeld illustrated the acclaimed picture book The Rabbit Listened, as well as popular books like Little Bunny Foo Foo: The Real Story and The True Adventures of Esther the Wonder Pig. She lives with her family in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Read Aloud Tips
- Be creative with your voice.
- If different characters speak, use a variety of pitches.
- Make the most out of sound effects like “BOOM!”
- Adjust your tone. For sad parts, talk softer. For happy parts, use excitement.
Study the pictures and have the students predict what happens next.
This book is helpful in teaching children about comfort and healing. Allow this to foster discussions about more complex feelings, emotions, and experiences.
Full of spirit and uncensored emotion… Doerrfeld skillfully evokes the amazing bond between kids and their pets. – The Chicago Tribune