Wordless Picture Books

    • Hug
      Hug
      Jez Alborough

      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.

    • Journey
      Aaron Becker

      A lonely girl draws a magic door on her bedroom wall and through it escapes into a world where wonder, adventure, and danger abound. Red marker in hand, she creates a boat, a balloon, and a flying carpet that carry her on a spectacular journey toward an uncertain destiny. When she is captured by a sinister emperor, only an act of tremendous courage and kindness can set her free. Can it also lead her home and to her heart's desire?

    • Flashlight
      Lizi Boyd

      In this story without words, a boy explores the woods after dark with a flashlight.

    • Inside Outside
      Lizi Boyd

      In this story without words, a boy and his dog play inside and outside of their home.

    • Truck
      Donald Crews

      Follows the journey of a truck from loading to unloading.

    • Mine!
      Shutta Crum

      A young child does not want to share his toys with his baby sibling, but an encounter with the family dog teaches everyone the importance of sharing.

    • Hank Finds an Egg
      Rebecca Dudley

      Hank finds an egg on the ground while walking in the woods, discovers the nest from which it fell, and tries his best to return it.

    • Flora and the Flamingo
      Molly Schaar Idle

      In this wordless book with interactive flaps, a friendship develops between a girl named Flora and a graceful flamingo, as they learn to dance together.

    • Shadow
      Suzy Lee

      In a book without words, a young girl creates imaginative stories with fantastical worlds using the shadows of such everyday objects as a vacuum, a shoe, and an apple, transforming them with the click of a lamp switch.

    • Higher! Higher!
      Leslie Patricelli

      Pleading with her dad to push the swing higher and higher, a little girl wonders just how high she has gone and compares her journey to fantastical feats, like venturing higher than a mountain or shooting straight into space. On board pages.

    • The Lion & the Mouse
      Jerry Pinkney

      In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when he rescues the King of the Jungle.

    • A Ball for Daisy
      Chris Raschka

      A wordless picture book about all the fun a dog can have with her ball.

    • Where's Walrus?
      Stephen Savage

      Walrus has escaped from the zoo and stays one step ahead of the zookeeper by disguising himself among firefighters, businessmen, high-stepping dancers, and other groups of people. Told without words.

    • Bluebird
      Bob Staake

      A wordless picture book about the inspiring friendship that develops between a bluebird and a young boy.