BOOKS ABOUT WORDS
The Book with No Pictures has been a favourite with most people but what other books are about words and how they work to bring meaning to a story? A collection of the best books about words | you clever monkey
Fox’s Garden: A Tender Wordless Story About the Gift of Grace and the Transformative Power of Kindness to Those Kicked Away
A gentle reminder that life can be a cold wasteland of cruelty or a whimsical wonderland of grace, depending on the generosity of spirit with which we approach it.
Book of the Week: The Umbrella ⋆ Design Mom
Images and text by Carter, The Blue Umbrella poster by Pixar. Some of my favorite reads this year have been wordless picture books. There’s something so enchanting about reading a story with no words and solely reading its visual narrative. It’s how kids read before...
Official Site of the Illustrator, Designer + Author
New York City - Bob Staake. A beautifully crafted wordless book on friendship and fragility.
Book Review: The Girl and the Bicycle
Author/Illustrator: Mark Pett Interest Level: Ages 4 and Up From the Book Jacket: A touching wordless picture book about a little girl, a shiny bicycle, and the meaning of persistence - with an unexpected payoff. A little girl sees a shiny new bicycle in the shop window. She hurries home to see if she has enough money in her piggy bank, but when she comes up short, she knocks on the doors of her neighbors, hoping to do their yardwork. They all turn her away except for a kindly old woman. …
How to Read a Book without Words (Out Loud)
As an art school drop out and picture book aficionado, I am always drawn to a book's illustrations above all else. So, of course I would be draw…
Beaver Is Lost by Elisha Cooper: 9780375982897 | PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books
Oh, no—Beaver is lost! Will he ever find his way back home? In this nearly wordless picture book by Elisha Cooper, winner of a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book award, a young beaver...
Inside Outside by Lizi Boyd
Inside Outside by Lizi Boyd is such a charming, sweet book and is so rich with details that it deserves to be read over and over - by you! I have no …
The Boys By Jeff Newman Grades 1-4 Wow! This is an almost wordless book, other than the days of the week at the tops of the pages. A small blond haired boy watches the neighborhood boys playing baseball at the park. He is too shy to ask to join and he stands behind a tree. Wednesday, discouraged, he packs up his baseball bat and grabs a loaf of bread to feed the pigeons. He goes to the park again, but this time he sits next to four old men who hang out together on the park bench. The men's…
The Button Story | Frog Street Press
This beautifully illustrated wordless book depicts the travels of single red button after it falls off a little boy's sweater. From the ocean to the arctic, this button goes on quite a ride until it ends up in the button sorting center back in the classro
Early Birdy Gets The Worm
I like poetry. I always have. I like to read it. I like to write it (not very well) and I LOVE sharing it with my students. Bruce Lansky's poetry was introduced to me early in my career. I received New Rhymes for Bedtime and New Rhymes for Mealtime from another teacher when she retired. What a gift indeed! Later, I met what quickly became a favorite in my classroom, Mary Had a Little Jam. This is another Bruce Lansky work illustrated by Stephen Carpenter. The tunes are familiar and the…
The Art of Children's Picture Books
My blog focuses on the art and artists of vintage children's picture books, mainly from 1950's through 1980's.