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Does no electricity mean that there's nothing to do or are there new adventures just waiting to happen? A family and their neighbors find out one hot summer night in the city. Luminous illustrations and limited text reveal the unexpected, joy-filled pleasures of a blackout.
A Ball for Daisy
How a small white dog with black ears loses his orange ball to another hound but finds friendship instead comes to life through the author/illustrator's signature illustrations. (2012 Caldecott Medal Winner)
Sea of Dreams
As a girl leaves her sandcastle on the beach, a wordless nautical fantasy begins in this handsomely illustrated, surprisingly complex tale.
The Red Book
A girl finds a book with a red cover on a winter day that transports her to a sunny beach. The idea of getting lost in a book (figuratively and magically) is presented wordlessly; only illustrations are used. The story can be told or written any number of ways according to the writer's interpretation of the story.
Wondrous things happen in the skies above Manhattan in this wordless book that explores what happens when we unlock our imagination.
The biblical rainy-day tale comes to life through delicate, detail-packed illustrations in this wordless picture book.
With wordless joy a brother and sister turn a raining day into an excuse for adventure through the neighborhood.
When a bird flies into an exhibit of dinosaurs, the museum walls and the bones begin to change to prehistoric times. The amazing fantasy comes full circle to a satisfying conclusion.
The Hunter and the Animals
Animals teach a hunter the wisdom of life and charity in this beautifully illustrated picture book.
There are things to do indoors and outside. But the inside goes outside and the reverse with cutouts on pages in this attractive wordless book. Simple lines and flat colors are appealing on brown paper, and encourage careful — and multiple — examinations.