More Of The Best Picture Books Without Words
a book list by Sammy Perlmutter, a guy who loves childrenís books
shelved under Children's Books
It is said that Lynd Ward introduced America to the wordless book with his 1929 “novel-in-woodcut,” God’s Man, which I recently wrote about on the Huffington Post. That novel represents a bold narrative form wherein sequential pictures tell a story. Illustrators since then have experimented with the art of graphic storytelling, with some of the best results being books for children. At their best, wordless books can engage young readers, enabling them to interact with the text and become active participants in the unraveling of a story. Here are my favorite books without words...
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About Sammy Perlmutter
Sammy, a recent Cornell University graduate from Los Angeles, loves to read and write -- and write about -- books for kids. You can follow him on Twitter at @sammyperlmutter.
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