Barnyard Baby

Barnyard Baby

By Elise Broach; Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator)

LB Kids, Board Books, 9780316212038, 14pp.

Publication Date: August 6, 2013

Barnyard baby,
Autumn day.
Flannel baby
Out to play
Little ones will love playing along with baby during a day full of fall fun, from hayrides to apple picking. This interactive novelty board book features large lift-the-flaps on each spread, hiding charming surprises underneath. With acclaimed author Elise Broach's delightful rhyming text and playful illustrations by Cori Doerrfeld, this is the perfect read-aloud to share after a beautiful autumn afternoon.

About the Author
Elise Broach is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Masterpiece", "Shakespeare's Secret and Desert Crossing", "Missing on Superstition Mountain", the first book in the Superstition Mountain Trilogy, as well as several picture books. Her books have been selected as ALA notable books, Junior Library Guild selections, a "Publishers Weekly" Best Children's Book, a New York Public Library Best Book for the Teenage, an IRA Teacher's Choice, an E.B. White Read Aloud Award, and nominated for an Edgar Award, among other distinctions. Ms. Broach holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in history from Yale University. She was born in Georgia and lives in the woods of rural Connecticut, walking distance from three farms, a library, a post office and two country stores.

Cori Doerrfeld received her undergraduate degree in Studio Art from St. Olaf College and her Post Baccalaureate from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her husband and two children.

Praise For Barnyard Baby

Praise for Barnyard Baby:
The endearing rhymes scan well and read quickly, a great combination for keeping little ones interested...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.
-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"As sweet as fresh apple cider, "Barnyard Baby," by Elise Broach, with illustrations by Cori Doerrfeld, follows an irrepressible toddler though a day's adventures on a farm...There's much to look at and discuss, and lift-the-flaps give little hands something to do."
-New York Times Online Book Review

Praise for Snowflake Baby:"Who knew a day out in the cold could be so cozy?...Here's hoping this darling tyke will return with the change of the seasons."
-Kirkus Review

Praise for Elise Broach's When Dinosaurs Came with Everything:
Winner of the E.B. White Read Aloud Award
"Broach and Caldecott Medalist Small's deadpan delivery of a delectably over-the-top premise makes this book a virtually guaranteed crowd-pleaser."
-Publishers Weekly

"Both listeners and independent readers will appreciate the humor in the text.. the book will spark imaginations and discussions."
-School Library Journal

Praise for Cori Doerrfeld's Welcome to Your World, Baby:
"Young readers will enjoy the delightful illustrations and storyline, while parents will find [it] to be a wonderful introduction to big sisterhood."
-Children's Literature

Praise for Cori Doerrfeld's It's the Best Day Ever, Dad!:
"[Doerrfeld's] illustrations make reading the book over and over a pleasing activity." --
-Children's Literature