Wordless Books

Bill Thomson
A wordless picture book about three children who go to a park on a rainy day, find some chalk, and draw pictures that come to life.
Peter Sis
While taking a bath, a young boy is joined by all sorts of dinosaurs. Suggested for ages 3-5.
David Wiesner
The story of what happens when a camera becomes a piece of flotsam. Suggested for ages 5-9.
Mercer Mayer
On a walk in the park with his friends, Frog decides to do some exploring on his own.
Peggy Rathmann
An unobservant zookeeper is followed home by all the animals he thinks he has left behind in the zoo. Suggested for ages 2-6.
April Wilson
A wordless picture book that depicts a young artist who draws a picture of a magpie which then comes to life and interacts with a series of colorful drawings.
Tomie de Paola
A little old lady's attempts to have pancakes for breakfast are hindered by a scarcity of supplies and the participation of her pets.
Tomie de Paola
A little old lady's attempts to have pancakes for breakfast are hindered by a scarcity of supplies and the participation of her pets. Suggested for ages 3-7.
Emily Arnold McCully
A little mouse gets lost on the way to a family picnic.
Emily Arnold McCully
A little mouse gets lost on the way to a family picnic. Suggested for ages 3-6.
Regis Faller
While trying to retrieve his new book from a thieving alien, Polo has a series of adventures and eventually helps the alien and his people. Suggested for ages 2-8.
Beatrice Rodriguez
When a fox carries off a hen from outside a cottage, the other animals--a bear, a rabbit, and a rooster--give chase.
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.
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. Suggested for ages 2-8.
Barbara Lehrman
A book about a book, a magical red book, without any words, and the friendship that develops around it.
Barbara Lehman
A book about a book, a magical red book, without any words, and the friendship that develops around it. Suggested for ages 3-6.
Raymond Briggs
When his snowman comes to life, a little boy invites him home and in return is taken on a flight high above the countryside.
Charlotte Dematons
A yellow balloon sails around the world. Suggested for ages 5-7.
Charlotte Dematons
A yellow balloon sails around the world. Suggested for ages 5-9.
Tjong Khing The
"An adventurous look-and-find book with new stories to follow and items to discover in each browsing."--HNA website. Suggested fro ages 4-8.
Istvan Banyai
A wordless picture book presents a series of scenes, each one from farther away, showing, for example, a girl playing with toys which is actually a picture on a magazine cover, which is part of a sign on a bus, and so on.
Istvan Banyai
A wordless picture book presents a series of scenes, each one from farther away, showing, for example, a girl playing with toys which is actually a picture on a magazine cover, which is part of a sign on a bus, and so on. Suggested for ages 5-10.