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Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Storytime Standouts looks at wordless picture books and why they belong on every child’s bookshelf Wordless and almost wordless picture books rely exclusively on illustrations to tell a story or convey facts. Some wordless and almost wordless picture books have a small amount of text but most do not have any text at all. Wordless and almost wordless picture books encourage children to take an active role in telling a story. Typically,…

Latest Chris Raschka Treat is a Wordless Picturebook Delight: A Ball for Daisy

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

…all is waiting. Breezy, bright illustrations, perfect for sharing with a group, guide readers (and non “readers”) through A Ball for Daisy . Updated January 2012 – A Ball for Daisy – created by Chris Raschka is the winner of the 2012 Randolph Caldecott Medal A Ball for Daisy at Amazon.com A Ball for Daisy at Amazon.ca Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books…

Wordless Picture Book Fun – Hocus Pocus

Monday, November 21st, 2011

…anine and his sharp teeth. Retro illustrations (created with Adobe Illustrator) and the messy, farcical battle between Dog and Hocus Pocus give the story a cartoon-like feel. Hocus Pocus is great fun and will be enjoyed by children aged four and up. Hocus Pocus Printables from Kids Can Press Hocus Pocus at Amazon.com Hocus Pocus at Amazon.ca Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books…

Good Dog, Carl – Checking Out a Classic Wordless Picture Book

Monday, June 18th, 2012

…ine is clearly having a grand time. Good Dog, Carl is the first of seventeen wordless picture books about Carl and Madeline. Available in a variety of formats including board book and paperback, the hardcover measures 7.6 x 8.5 inches and is designed appropriately for small hands to grasp. Suitable for toddlers and preschool-age children. Good Dog, Carl at Amazon.com Good Dog, Carl at Amazon.ca Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture…

Revisiting a Wordless Picture book Classic: Time Flies by Eric Rohmann

Monday, May 30th, 2011

…ays and they transition from bare bones dinosaur skeletons to much more realistic renditions. When the saucy bird becomes a tease, two very lethal jaws snap shut. Wonderful for children four years and older, Time Flies is a wordless picture book that will have special appeal for dinosaur fans. Time Flies at Amazon.com Time Flies at Amazon.ca Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books…

Wordless Picture Book Fun with Flora

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

…r best to match the graceful flamingo’s movements. Flora the Flamingo was a 2014 Caldecott Honor Book Flora and the Flamingo at Amazon.com Flora and the Flamingo at Amazon.ca Flora and the Peacockscreated by Molly Idle Wordless Picture Book published by Chronicle Kids The third book in Ms. Idle’s series, Flora and the Peacocks adds another dimension to her storytelling. In this wordless picture book, Flora introduces herself to two…

Special Wordless Picture Books to Enjoy with Your Child

Friday, August 19th, 2011

…t in the discovery that there are no words to ‘read.’ This can make for an exciting role reversal as young children have an opportunity to ‘read’ the pictures and ‘tell’ the story to an adult or another child. Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books I am happy to introduce two new special wordless picture books… Once Upon a Banana written by Jennifer Armstrong and illustrated by David Small Almost Wordless Picture Book…

Mirror by Jeannie Baker, an almost wordless picture book

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

…ss picture book about families. One family lives in a village in Morocco and and the other lives in Sydney, Australia. Mirror created by Jeannie Baker Almost wordless picture book published by Candlewick Press Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books Designed to be read side by side, Mirror is essentially two picture books. Once the reader opens the cover, she discovers a wordless picture book about an Australian family on one…

Bluebird – Notable Wordless Picture Book Leaves Room for Discussion

Monday, January 6th, 2014

We have a special affection for wordless picture books and books that explore bullying themes. Bluebird does both. Check out our page about other Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books Bluebird created by Bob Staake Wordless picture book published by Random House Children’s Books A small bluebird flies through a city, past an apartment building and toward a school. The bird perches in a tree and watches as a young boy approaches the…

Wave – Wordless Picture Book

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

…eposits a bounty of shells on the sandy beach. Children and adults will revel in this playful, wordless celebration of a day at the beach. Gorgeous illustrations were created with charcoal and watercolours. Suitable for all ages. Wave was selected New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book 2008 Wave at Amazon.com Wave at Amazon.ca Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books…

Wordless Picture Book The Boys by Jeff Newman

Friday, June 8th, 2012

…strated, the almost wordless picturebook introduces themes of social isolation, self confidence, ageism and the value of play. Readers will find it both thought-provoking and reassuring. Suitable for children kindergarten age and older. One of Kirkus Reviews’ 2010 Best Children’s Books The Boys at Amazon.com The Boys at Amazon.ca Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books…

Beaver is Lost – An Almost Wordless Picture Book

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

…ghlight Beaver is Lost. Highly recommended for children aged four and up. For older children, possible extension activities for this almost wordless picture book could include devising further exciting adventures downstream. One of Kirkus Reviews’ 2010 Best Children’s Books Beaver Is Lost at Amazon.com Beaver Is Lost at Amazon.ca Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books…

Meet, Jack He’s a Wordless Picture Book Star

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

…ack at Amazon.com Breakfast for Jack at Amazon.ca Jack and the Night Visitors at Amazon.com Jack and the Night Visitors at Amazon.ca Jack Wants a Snack at Amazon.com Jack Wants A Snack at Amazon.ca Jack and the Missing Piece at Amazon.com Jack and the Missing Piece at Amazon.ca When Jack Goes Out at Amazon.com When Jack Goes Out at Amazon.ca Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books…

Stimulating Language Development with Wordless Picture Books

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

…s an excellent housekeeper but Cat is repeatedly challenged by the job. The bright, cheerful illustrations provide a fun account of operating a small buiness, an enduring friendship and how an opportunity for heroism might be just around the corner. Really good fun! Chicken And Cat Clean Up at Amazon.com Chicken and Cat Clean Up at Amazon.ca Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books…

Truck by Donald Crews – an almost wordless picture book

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

…er city. Young transportation enthusiasts will enjoy “reading” the roadsigns, learning about direction and examing the other vehicles as they follow the big read truck on its journey. Highly recommended for truck lovers ages three and up. Truck was as ALA Notable Children’s Book and a Caldecott Honor Book. It is available in a variety of formats including board book. Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books Our…

The Red Scarf, Award Winning Wordless Picture Book

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

…trick all add to the hijinks as Turpin struggles to return the scarf. Originally published as L’echarpe rouge, this almost wordless picture book won the 2000 Governor General’s Literary Award for Children’s Illustration. Best suited to children kindergarten age and up. The Red Scarf at Amazon.com The Red Scarf at Amazon.ca Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books…

The Lion and the Mouse, An Award Winning Almost Wordless Picturebook

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Storytime Standouts looks at an award-winning almost wordless picturebook, The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney The Lion and the Mouse created by Jerry Pinkney Almost wordless picturebook published by Little, Brown Kids Be sure to check out our page devoted to wordless picture books. As well, you will be interested in our page about anti-bullying picture books for children. The story of the lion and the mouse is an Aesop’s fable that…

Chicken Thief – Wordless Picture Book Chase Fun

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

…examining the small details included in the ink and paint illustrations. Great fun for preschool and up. Publisher’s Weekly Best Children’s Books of 2010 School Library Journal Best Children’s Books of 2010 A Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choice, 2011 The Chicken Thief at Amazon.com The Chicken Thief at Amazon.ca Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books…

Wordless Picture Book Explores Friendship: South by Patrick McDonnell

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

…ter has arrived and his job is done. South themes include loneliness, kindness, friendship and social responsibility. Printed on recycled paper, the almost-sepia tones match the mood and a story set in Autumn beautifully. Well suited to children aged four and up, South will be equally enjoyed by adults. South at Amazon.com South at Amazon.ca Our page about Wordless and Almost Wordless Picture Books…

Reading and Interpreting Pictures Supports Reading Comprehension

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

…s picture? Wordless Picture Books Encourage Children to Interpret and Comprehend Wordless picture books are great tools for helping children to develop good comprehension and interpretation skills. We invite you to visit our Wordless Picture Books page to discover why great wordless picture books make narratives easily understood. Once a child has ‘read’ a wordless picture book with an adult, he should be encouraged to share the book with…

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