I believe that kid's books can have a profound impact on the way kid see themselves and the world around them.

By communicating positive messages and fostering healthy discussion between kids and adults, these books can help to break down negative generational beliefs, teach kid how to process their feelings, and inspire young minds to reach their full potential. In an increasingly uncertain world, the value of kid's literature cannot be underestimated. Follow me in the media to learn more about the power of kid's books.

Recent Media

Little Kids Big Feelings Conference

Little Kids, Big Feelings Conference FREE parenting video series helping parents help their kids better identify, manage, and express their BIG EMOTIONS. Author/Illustrator Dori Durbin interviews experts for advice and information to help parents! Series includes educational information on brain and emotional development, SEL, behavior regulation, establishing routines, and much more! This is a 30 interview series.

Reading with Your Kids Podcast: Baked Emotions!

Baked Emotions! Dori Durbin is on the #ReadingWithYourKids #Podcast to celebrate her new #ChapterBook Little Cat & Dog’s Birthday Bake, a great resource for parents to help talk with kids about emotions. #SEL #repostios #repostw10

Adventures with Grammy Podcast: A Chat with Author/Illustrator Dori Durbin

My guest for Episode 55 is author/illustrator Dori Durbin.  Her book series is titles Little Cat Feelings. She has published two picture books in that series: “Little Cat Needs Space” and “Little Cat Feels Left Out.” She will release her third book, a chapter book titled, “Little Cat & Dog’s Birthday Bake: A Recipe in Caring,” February 2, 2022.

No Limits Podcast Episode 10: A Conversation with Author Illustrator Dori Durbin

Dori Durbin is an inspiring kid's book author and illustrator. With books that tackle tough topics, kids will learn while also falling in love with her relatable characters. Being an illustrator and writer who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, Dori is an advocate and support for anyone who wants to and is trying to balance RA with a career.

WTOL Toledo 11 News: Local Author and Illustrator Dori Durbin Discusses Kid’s Book “Little Cat Needs Space” (2020)

Dori Durbin discusses her book that was created to help kids to stand up for themselves while kindly asking for space. 

Kid’s Books to Tackle Tough Topics: Suncoast View ABC 7 News (2020)

Panel shares recent books that handle tough topics with kids during the Pandemic