Picture Books

A picture book combines visual and verbal narratives in a book format, most often aimed at young children. The images in picture books use a range of media such as oil paints, acrylics, watercolor and pencil. Two of the earliest books with something like the format picture books still retain now were Heinrich Hoffmann's Struwwelpeter from 1845 and Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit from 1902. Some of the best-known picture books are Robert McCloskey's Make Way for Ducklings, Dr. Seuss' The Cat In The Hat, and Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are. The Caldecott Medal (established 1 ...more

They All Saw a Cat
Return (Journey Trilogy, #3)
The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles
Let Your Voice Be Heard: The Life and Times of Pete Seeger
Ned the Knitting Pirate
Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn
The Star Tree
Giraffes Ruin Everything
Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library
Brunhilda's Backwards Day
My Friend Maggie
Hey, Coach!
Maxwell the Monkey Barber
Bedtime for Batman
The Snurtch
King Baby
How This Book Was Made
The Cookie Fiasco (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!, #1)
Dragon Was Terrible
I Will Not Eat You
The Very Fluffy Kitty, Papillon (Papillon, #1)
The Day the Crayons Came Home
What Do You Do with a Problem?
Groovy Joe: Ice Cream and Dinosaurs
The Snurtch
The Water Princess
Little Elliot, Big Fun
The Storybook Knight
The Roll-Away Pumpkin
The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm
Switch! The Lost Kingdoms of Karibu by Karen  PrinceThe Funny Adventures of Little Nani by Cinta García de la RosaTurtle Wish by Murielle CyrCulloo by Murielle CyrMark and the Magic Apple Tree by Roser Bosch
Indie children's ebooks
242 books — 276 voters

The Cat in the Hat by Dr. SeussKitten's First Full Moon by Kevin HenkesMillions of Cats by Wanda GágPuss in Boots by Charles PerraultSkippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner
Picture Books about Cats
378 books — 175 voters
Me...Jane by Patrick McDonnellBalloons Over Broadway by Melissa SweetRedwoods by Jason ChinA Seed Is Sleepy by Dianna Hutts AstonSwirl by Swirl by Joyce Sidman
Best non-fiction picture books
361 books — 118 voters

The Dark Prince by S.L. JenningsDark Light by S.L. JenningsClockwork Princess by Cassandra ClareThe Edge of Never by J.A. RedmerskiMy Name Is Rapunzel by K.C. Hilton
Attractive Book Covers
426 books — 158 voters
The Rough-Face Girl by Rafe MartinMufaro's Beautiful Daughters by John SteptoeCinder Edna by Ellen JacksonAdelita by Tomie dePaolaYeh-Shen by Ai-Ling Louie
Cinderella Stories
83 books — 293 voters

Where the Wild Things Are
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Giving Tree
Green Eggs and Ham
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
The Day the Crayons Quit
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
The Cat in the Hat
I Want My Hat Back
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
This is Not My Hat
The Polar Express
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale (Knuffle Bunny, #1)


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