stories without words

Journey by Aaron Becker

Journey by Aaron Becker

Journey is Aaron Becker's first picture book, and what a debut! Using his artistic prowess rather than text, Becker delivers a blockbuster fantasy adventure worthy of the multiplex, with sweeping landscapes, amazing sets, and glorious detail.

The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher

By Molly Bang

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"The Grey Lady loves strawberries. But so does the Strawberry Snatcher, and unfortunately for the Grey Lady he is not far away and getting closer all the time. Past flower shops and bakeries he stalks her, silently, steadily, biding his time. He pursues her by foot along haunting red-brick paths, and then by skateboard into the mysterious depths of a swamp both beautiful and terrifying.

"Closer and closer he gets, and yet the Grey Lady escapes him, in fantastic and marvelously improbable ways..."

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The Lion and the Mouse

By Jerry Pinkney

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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.
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Good Night, Gorilla

By Peggy Rathmann

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An unobservant zookeeper is followed home by all the animals he thinks he has left behind in the zoo. Suggested for ages 2-6.
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Polo

By Regis Faller

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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.
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Where is the cake?

By Tjong Khing The

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"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.
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The Chicken Thief

By Beatrice Rodriguez

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When a fox carries off a hen from outside a cottage, the other animals--a bear, a rabbit, and a rooster--give chase.
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Flotsam

By David Wiesner

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The story of what happens when a camera becomes a piece of flotsam. Suggested for ages 5-9.
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Zoom

By Istvan Banyai

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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.
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The Yellow Balloon

By Charlotte Dematons

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A yellow balloon sails around the world. Suggested for ages 5-9.
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