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Instructional Media Center: Tales from Around the World--Time Travel--Travel--Westerns--Wordless Picture Books

Tales from Around the World

Image used with unrestricted permission granted by the artist, Richard Gunther

Time Travel

Wordless Picture Books

"Though wordless books contain little or no text, they have a real story to tell.  Readers must examine details and expressions carefully to interpret the stories from the pictures.  This helps children focus on the sequence in the stories and gives them the opportunity to use “book language.” Making up stories with wordless picture books helps children develop narrative skills. To find wordless picture books in the library catalog, do a “subject search” on “stories without words.”

Travel

Westerns

Image used with the express written permission of the artist, James Warhola

Books illustrated by Mr. Warhola:

Bubba the cowboy prince : a fractured Texas tale

If you hopped like a frog

Jack and the beanstalk