Wordless Picture Books...

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  • Once Upon a Banana

    Once Upon a Banana

    Jennifer Armstrong (E Arms)

    Everyday signs serve as captions for this pictorial tale of what happens after a man tosses a banana peel into the garbage can and misses.

  • Mirror


    Jeannie Baker (E Bake)

    In Sydney, Australia, and Morocco, two boys and their families have a day of shopping.

  • Do You Want to Be My Friend?

    Do You Want to Be My Friend?

    Eric Carle (E Carl)

    A mouse searches everywhere for a friend.

  • Oops


    Arthur Geisert (E Geis)

    A little spilled milk leads to the destruction of the pig family’s house.

  • Rosie’s Walk

    Rosie’s Walk

    Pat Hutchins (E Hutc)

    Although unaware that a fox is after her as she takes a walk around the farmyard, Rosie, the hen, still manages to lead him into one accident after another.

  • Rainstorm


    Barbara Lehman (E Lehm)

    One rainy day, a boy finds a mysterious key which leads him on an adventure.

  • The Red Book

    The Red Book

    Barbara Lehman (E Lehm)

    A book about a book, a magical red book, and the friendship that develops around it.

  • Welcome to the Zoo

    Welcome to the Zoo

    Alison Jay (E Jay)

    Journey through a fantastical zoo where there are no cages and the animals interact freely with families and zookeepers.

  • Shadow


    Suzy Lee (E Lee)

    A little girl uses her imagination and a light bulb to go on an adventure in a dark attic.

  • Wave


    Suzy Lee (E Lee)

    Shows a little girl’s first experiences at the beach, as she goes from being afraid of the roaring waves to playing on the shore while gulls soar overhead.

  • A Boy, a Dog, a Frog and a Friend

    A Boy, a Dog, a Frog and a Friend

    Mercer Mayer (E Maye)

    A quiet fishing party is interrupted when something unexpected bites on the line.

  • The Lion and the Mouse

    The Lion and the Mouse

    Jerry Pinkney (E398.2 Pink)

    In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable set in the African Serengeti, an adventuresome mouse rescues the King of the Jungle, proving that even small creatures are capable of great deeds.

  • Ocean Whisper

    Ocean Whisper

    Dennis Rockhill (E Rock)

    A boy’s fish bowl and a whale poster transform into an undersea dream in which he becomes a whale, plays in the ocean, and encounters various plants and animals.

  • The Chicken Thief

    The Chicken Thief

    Béatrice Rodriguez (E Rodr)

    A fox steals a chicken. Why would the fox do this and not eat the bird?

  • Where’s Walrus?

    Where’s Walrus?

    Stephen Savage (E Sava)

    Follow walrus on a happy-go-lucky spree through the big city, as he tries on different hats to disguise himself from the chasing zookeeper.

  • Jack Wants a Snack

    Jack Wants a Snack

    Pat Schories (E Scho)

    Jack the dog discovers that he is not the only uninvited guest at a tea party.

  • Noah’s Ark

    Noah’s Ark

    Peter Spier (E Spie)

    Noah’s Ark retells in pictures how a pair of every manner of creature climbed on board Noah’s ark and survived the flood.

  • Have You Seen My Duckling?

    Have You Seen My Duckling?

    Nancy Tafuri (E Tafu)

    A mother duck leads her brood around the pond as she searches for one missing duckling.

  • Chalk


    Bill Thomson (E Thom)

    Three children go to a park on a rainy day, find some chalk, and draw pictures that come to life.

  • Flotsam


    David Wiesner (E Wies)

    This is the story of what happens when a camera becomes a piece of flotsam.

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