The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld

The Rabbit ListenedTitle: The Rabbit Listened
Author and Illustrator: Cori Doerrfeld
Publisher: Dial Books
ISBN: 978-0735229358
Genre: Picture Books, Children’s Books
Pages: 32
Source: Personal Copy
Rating: 5/5

What do we need in times such as these? Someone who will listen without any bias or judgement? Someone who will be there for you, and wouldn’t need to prove that time and again? The Rabbit Listened is a book to soothe the heart, the mind, and perhaps even the soul. It just made me smile, and be thankful for what exists. Even if it doesn’t. Even if it did at some point. And by it, I mean relationships.

The Rabbit Listened is a book for all of us. It is about empathy. It is about empathy that we do not action, even though we tend to speak volumes of it on the Internet, and specifically on social media. The Rabbit Listened is about a boy who has something he loves destroyed, and all sorts of animals come to advise him about how he should move on, till the rabbit just sits and listens. A listening ear is all we need, perhaps most of the time.

We all need that rabbit in our lives. Someone who will listen, and just be there. This book somehow strangely reassures us about people in our lives, about the love, the kindness, and why do we hold them dear and close to us. We need to understand empathy and how to action it more now than ever. The Rabbit Listened is for people of all ages, and not just for children. We all need to listen, and be there.

1 thought on “The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld

  1. arun

    Hi,

    I am Arun Singh from ekchaupal.com. And I really loved your blog. Nice work here.

    Our blog http://ekchaupal.com works for recommending books rather than reviewing. It’s like we do with our friends – we read a book, we find it good, we tell our friends why it’s good and then ask them to read it.

    That’s what we are doing at ekchaupal. And it is with the idea that we can appeal the masses to read more literature.

    So, if we could just help each other. If you allow me to write a guest post – it would be my privilege.

    Thanks and Regards.
    Arun Kumar Singh
    ekchaupal.com

    Reply

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