June 18, 2018 | strande
Have you ever been drawn to a wordless picture book, but been unsure how to read it or share it with your child? Check out these helpful tips, and remember that wordless picture books can be a great tool to enhance your child's literacy, whether or not he or she knows how to read. They can also be exceptionally beautiful and enjoyed by any age.
These picture books don't need words to tell their story:
Bobo the chimp seeks hugs among various jungle animals and their young, but he does not get what he wants until he is reunited with his own parent.
Three children go to a park on a rainy day, find some chalk, and draw pictures that come to life.
Follows Walrus on a journey through the city, as he tries on different hats to disguise himself from the chasing zookeeper.
A boy loses his paper boat in the rain. Perfect for fans of Stephen King as well as those who like to play in the rain.
A baby is left in the care of a pet dog for the day. The two of them have many misadventures, but when mother returns, everything is peaceful and quiet.
A hungry cat pursues a fish from its fishbowl, around the neighborhood, and even among the stars and moon.
A boy who lives alone with his cat in a deserted city and a man who lives alone with a seagull on a deserted island are separated by time and space and bridged by a message in a bottle, in a story that invites different interpretations.
Flora and her new friend, the penguin, dance on the ice together and learn to treat each other with respect and kindness.
A man who was arrested during a peaceful protest begins to despair, when a bird begins delivering messages of support from the outside.
This book is about a book. A magical red book. When you turn the pages you’ll experience a new kind of adventure through the power of story.
Two shy children meet at a noisy pool and dive beneath the crowd into a magical undersea land, where they explore a fantastical landscape and meet various creatures.
Two friends follow a young fox deep into the woods and discover a wondrous and magical world.
An adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when he rescues the King of the Jungle.
Chickens flee their coop at an Alaskan monastery and four, eluding the nuns, enjoy a day in the forest before returning home to roost. Features cut-paper artwork and a die-cut cover.
Frogs rise on their lily pads, float through the air, and explore the nearby houses while their inhabitants sleep.
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 little girl collects wildflowers while walking through town with her father.
When a little clown gets lost after falling off a train, a farmer finds him and befriends him until the train returns.
A boy who is confined to his room fills his sketch pad with lions and elephants, then imagines himself on a safari.
A girl sees a bicycle she wants to buy, works hard for a kindly neighbor to earn the money for it, then gets a pleasant surprise.
A little dog finds an umbrella in the garden on a windy day. The moment the dog picks up the umbrella, it catches the wind and pulls the dog skywards. This is the start to fantastic journey around the world.
Sheep goes to great lengths to surprise Giraffe with a lovely red sweater.
Archie, a fashion-loving dog with a faithful pet of his own, leads a quiet life until he gets a sewing machine and begins creating canine couture that captures attention all over town, even from a queen and her two royal corgis.