Archive for the ‘Books without words’ Category

The Snowman

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008
written and illustrated by Raymond Briggs
When a young boy builds a snowman in his front yard, it unexpectedly comes to life. The boy shows his snowman around his home, and in return, the snowman takes the boy on a magical journey to the North Pole. This story without words has become a classic Christmas tale and was even made into a short film. Recommended for ages 2-6.

Flotsam

Thursday, September 11th, 2008
illustrated by David Wiesner
When an underwater camera washes up on the shore, a little boy has the film developed and discovers the most amazing underwater scenes imaginable. Weisner deftly weaves his tale from picture to picture; words would simply spoil the fun. This is the Caldecott Award winner for 2007. Recommended for ages 3-8.