“A mother, welcoming her tiny son into the world, tells him the story of their lives, whispering to him as she swings him gently around. With each successive page, he grows while she shrinks, until she is being held by the man he has become”–
The story of a ginkgo tree’s experiences as it grows outside an apartment building.
Toys traveling among childhood memories aboard a wordless story. The final destination is the joy of growing up, which transforms the past into gifts for others.
A young child experiences sadness as if it were a visitor, acknowledging the emotion and suggesting activities to do with it.
Chronicles the events and changes in a young boy’s life and in his environment, from babyhood to grownup, through wordless scenes observed from the window of his room.
Anything is possible when you believe. The moment is coming. Be ready. To start a new path, to grow up, to change, to rise to the occasion. Bird is a stunning wordless picture book by Beatriz Martin Vidal, which brings us up to the moment of a child’s flight, as she launches into life and imagination takes off.
Every day, in a little house in a little town in the middle of a big place, a girl stands at her window and waves to the engineer of the train that passes on the nearby tracks. The engineer waves back and his wave and her wave together make a home in her heart. The little girl is curious about the engineer, about where he came from and where he goes. Which makes her wonder if she might go away, too, some day. This beautiful free verse picture book explores the magic of a connection made between strangers, while also pondering the idea of growing up, and what might lie beyond a child’s own small piece of the world.
A strikingly illustrated peek-through book is complemented by lyrical text that introduces a range of emotions to help children understand the universal and unique nature of feelings.
Endearing animal artwork and lyrical text combine in a peek-through picture book celebration of emotions that describes how everyone lives under the same sky and shares many of the same hopes and dreams.
A very small boy in a bear suit and a very large bear in a boy suit share the fun of pretending, adventuring in the woods, and a honey sandwich next to a warm fire on a cold day. Which is really the boy, and which is the bear? It doesn’t matter—you are who you say you are. With minimal text and bold, dramatic illustrations, this picture book offers a thought-provoking take on identity and brings a fresh vision to the theme of finding connections hidden behind visual differences.