Wordless Picture Books

Wordless or near wordless picture books are truly wonderful to behold. What a writer can get from reading a batch of wordless picture books is an understanding of how illustration creates a visual beat to move the story along.

Good Dog Carl – Alexandra Day
Carl Goes to Daycare – Alexandra Day
Carl Goes Shopping – Alexandra Day
Carl’s Birthday – Alexandra Day
Follow Carl! – Alexandra Day
The Red Book – Barbara Lehman
The Museum Book – Barbara Lehman
Polo: The Runaway Book – Regis Faller
The Adventures of Polo – Regis Faller
1,2,3 to the Zoo – Eric Carle
I See a Song – Eric Carle
The Snowman – Raymond Briggs
Picture This – Alison Jay
Hunter and the Animals – Tommie dePaola
Pancakes for Breakfast – Tommie dePaola
Peep? – Kevin Luthardt
Frog Goes to Dinner – Mercer Mayer
Frog on His Own – Mercer Mayer
Flotsam – David Wiesner
Oops – Arthur Geisert
The Yellow Balloon – Charlotte Dematons