Books by Cori Doerrfeld

A PERFECT VIEW by Cori Doerrfeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"A misstep in the series but not so egregious as to completely alienate fans. (Graphic fantasy. 7-11)"
On a camping trip, Cici finds her stubbornness and magic at odds in this third series outing. Read full book review >
SLEEPY TOES by Kelli McNeil
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"Slightly padded covers and board pages make this a sturdy, albeit optimistic, choice for establishing bedtime routines. (Board book. 1-3)"
A good-night tour of body parts for the mildly sleep-resistant. Read full book review >
TRUTH IN SIGHT by Cori Doerrfeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"A likable protagonist and fantasy elements make this well-trod ground feel fairly fresh. (Graphic fantasy. 7-12)"
A fledgling Latina fairy learns she must use her magic responsibly. Read full book review >
FINGERS FOR LUNCH by Brandt Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"A silly and entertaining interactive read. (Board book. 1-3)"
A monster helps itself to readers' fingers. Read full book review >
BELIEVE YOUR EYES by Cori Doerrfeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"A thoughtful and entertaining mix of fantasy and real-world problems. (Graphic fantasy. 7-12)"
Alongside changing friendships and her parents' imminent separation, Cici learns that she is also a hada, or fairy.Read full book review >
MAGGIE AND WENDEL by Cori Doerrfeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 22, 2016

"A playful addition to the siblings-at-play shelf. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Two anthropomorphized elephants play pretend in three minichapters. Read full book review >
SPRINGTIME BABY by Elise Broach
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 4, 2014

"This joyful lift-the-flap adventure will inspire little ones to head outdoors to see if spring has sprung in their neck of the woods. (Board book. 1-3)"
Broach rounds out her celebration of the seasons (Seashore Baby, 2010; Snowflake Baby, 2011; Barnyard Baby, 2013) with this cheerful ode to the wonders of spring. Read full book review >
BARNYARD BABY by Elise Broach
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"This well-executed, toddler-friendly board book is a great introduction to fall and a perfect choice for one-on-one or small group sharing. (Board book. 1-3)"
Broach's eager toddler is back (Seashore Baby, 2010; Snowflake Baby, 2011) to explore another season—this time, fall on the farm. Read full book review >
LITTLE BUNNY FOO FOO by Cori Doerrfeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 19, 2012

"Never have expectations been more thoroughly set up, and then gleefully confounded. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Ever a guilty pleasure anyway, the popular but violent preschool hand rhyme takes a gothic turn in this startling iteration. Read full book review >
PENNY LOVES PINK by Cori Doerrfeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"To open up a girl's sense of possibility, get Not All Princesses Dress in Pink, by Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple and illustrated by Sophie Lanquetin (2010). (Picture book. 3-6)"
Penny proclaims her love for all things pink through most of this cotton-candy-sweet tale. Read full book review >
WELCOME TO YOUR WORLD, BABY by Brooke Shields
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2008

Celeb-cum-mom-cum-children's author Shields offers up to shelves glutted with new-sibling celebrations a relentlessly cheery big sister's promises of happy times together. Read full book review >
LEAH & THE OWL by Cori Doerrfeld
Kirkus Star
by Cori Doerrfeld, illustrated by Cori Doerrfeld, developed by Playtend
CHILDREN'S

"Leah's adventure with the owl is a lovely dream, and so is this whimsical app, which makes the magic feel effortless. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
Pulling a full range of toddler emotions out of a simple fantasy with very little text and fewer than 20 pages, this adorable app is the coziest of bedtime stories. Read full book review >