Picture books for adults
Picture books originally written for children that adults might appreciate more than children do.
1 Go the Fuck to Sleep
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2 The Lorax
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3 Choose Them Wisely
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4 The Halfwit Knight
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5 The Arrival
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6 You're Only Old Once!
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7 Instructions
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8 Miss Rumphius
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9 Make Way for Ducklings
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10 14 Cows for America
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11 The Stinky Cheese Man: And ...
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12 The Wolves in the Walls
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13 Eloise
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14 The Library Dragon
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15 The Composer Is Dead
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16 The Invention of Hugo Cabret
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17 King Bidgood's in the Bathtub
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18 Zen Shorts
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19 Jumanji
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20 Click Clack Moo: Cows That ...
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21 Leo the Late Bloomer
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22 The Eleventh Hour
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23 Stellaluna
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24 Flotsam
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25 The Secret Remedy Book: A S...
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25 The Kid Who Kicked Ass
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25 Well-Read Women: Portraits ...
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28 The Middle Passage: White S...
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29 My Symphony
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29 The Lion and the Mouse
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31 The Pink Refrigerator
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31 Beauty and the Beast
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33 A is for Annabelle
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34 Elbert's Bad Word
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35 That Book Woman
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36 The Red Book
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37 We are the Ship: The Story ...
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38 Fly, Cher Ami, Fly!: The Pi...
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39 Animalia
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39 Oh, The Places You'll Go!
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41 The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
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42 Did I Ever Tell You How Luc...
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42 Where the Sidewalk Ends: Th...
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44 Sit-In: How Four Friends St...
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45 Petite Rouge: A Cajun Red R...
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46 Through My Eyes
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47 We Share Everything!
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48 One Morning in Maine
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48 Good Dog, Carl
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50 From Slave Ship to Freedom ...
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50 Fish Tank - The Dawning of ...
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50 You Can Do It, Bunny! Tales...
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50 The Last Resort
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50 Zombie Cat: The Tale of a D...
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50 The Wizard of Awe: An Acre ...
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50 Li'l Lingo and the Stream (...
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50 Dreamweaver (Dream Cycle, #2)
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50 Do Monsters Wear Undies?
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59 Fish Tank - Something Whisk...
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59 The Dwindling Party (A Pop-...
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59 Over the Hummingbird's Rain...
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59 Li'l Lingo Meets the King (#3)
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59 The Giving Tree
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64 Before Columbus: The Americ...
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64 Fish Tank - A Tale of Mothi...
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64 Haunted House
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64 King of the Forest: An Acre...
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64 The Three Pigs
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69 Home
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69 Fish Tank - Magma Carta
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69 Need A House? Call Ms. Mouse
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69 Pink and Say
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73 Birmingham Sunday (Orbis Pi...
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73 Fish Tank - Down the Ribbit...
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73 On Wheels
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76 John Brown: His Fight for F...
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76 Never Smile at a Monkey: An...
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78 Malcolm X: A Fire Burning B...
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78 Tap Dancing on the Roof: Sijo
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78 Wonderstruck
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81 Marching For Freedom: Walk ...
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82 1621: A New Look at Thanksg...
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82 Black Elk's Vision: A Lakot...
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84 Laika
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85 Dogzilla
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86 Knucklehead: Tall Tales and...
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