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Ages 3-5

Books Without Words

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Flashlight by Lizi Boyd
In this story without words, a child explores the woods after dark with a flashlight.
Fossil by Bill Thomson
When a boy and his dog go for a hike, the boy trips on a fossil, and it comes to life, revealing an ancient plant. The boy is so intrigued that he breaks two more fossils that come to life a dragonfly and a pteranodon. When these prehistoric creatures collide with present reality, the boy must figure out a way to make things go back to normal.
I Got It! by David Wiesner
In this wordless picture book, a young outfielder imagines all the terrifying ways he might not catch the baseball, and one way that he can.
I Walk With Vanessa by  Kerasco√ęt
An elementary school girl witnesses the bullying of another girl, but she is not sure how to help.
Inside Outside by  Anne-Margot Ramstein
Safe inside its shell, a baby bird prepares to brave the world. A spelunker descends into a wide and glittering cavern while fellow explorers cluster around a crack in the earth. Fire-red ants march busily around their anthill, oblivious of a hungry anteater waiting above. Smart and stylish, this oversize art book takes a unique approach to the concept of inside and outside, offering clever and unexpected examples that will delight readers and spark conversations about context and perspective.
Little Fox in the Forest by Stephanie Graegin
A wordless picture book in which two friends follow a young fox deep into the woods and discover a wondrous and magical world.
Marlo by Christopher Browne
When Marlo's owner tells him to take a bath, he imagines a wild underwater adventure in which he must find and rescue his friend Duck.
Now You See Me, Now You Don't by Silvia Borando
Invites young readers to discover the concepts of visibility and camouflage on spreads depicting a menagerie of colorful animals who seem to "disappear" as the background color changes on sequential pages.
Sign Off by Stephen Savage
A wordless picture book that shows what the figures on road signs do when no one is around to see them.
Skunk on a String by Thao Lam
When a skunk gets his foot caught in the string of a helium balloon, he finds himself blown through unfamiliar landscapes. What's a skunk to do?
Spot, the Cat by Henry Cole
In this wordless picture book, a cat named Spot ventures out an open window and through a city on a journey, while his owner tries to find him.
The Carpenter by Bruna Barros
In this story without words, an overalls-clad young boy plays with a carpenter's measuring tape, while his similarly dressed father has plans to build a boat.
Turn on the Night by Geraldo Valerio
A little girl falls asleep, her book in hand, and as she dreams an astonishing adventure unfolds. This wordless picture book celebrates the joy and freedom that can be found in stories, dreams and the imagination.
Updated 09/17/2019