Books by Dorothy Corey

YOU GO AWAY by Dorothy Corey
Released: March 1, 2010

Corey's workhorse of a text has been addressing separation anxiety for almost 35 years, first illustrated by Lois Axeman in 1976 and then by Diane Paterson in 1999. Read full book review >

WILL THERE BE A LAP FOR ME? by Dorothy Corey
Released: March 1, 1992

"The theme is well worn, but the watercolor illustrations here are lively and fresh. Overall, the book is wholesome and appealing and has the added dividend for many collections that the characters are African-Americans. (Picture book. 2-6)


With a new baby coming, Kyle loses his special place— Mother's lap is getting smaller, while Daddy's is ``too hard and bumpy,'' Grandma's ``too soft and squishy,'' and the (male) babysitter, knees akimbo, ``hardly ha[s] a lap at all!'' Even after he's born, baby Matt seems to occupy Mother's lap until she makes a special point of finding a time to welcome Kyle back to his favorite place. Read full book review >