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

Carmela Full of Wishes
The Wall in the Middle of the Book
The Very Last Castle
Poe Won't Go
Dear Sister
The Sun Is Kind of a Big Deal
Just Add Glitter
I Hate My Cats (A Love Story)
Bear Can't Sleep
The Epic Adventures of Huggie & Stick
The Snowy Nap
Winter Is Here
I Don't Want to Go to Sleep
Stop That Yawn!
Got to Get to Bear's!
The Truth Pixie
Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map
Ocean Meets Sky
My Monster Farts
Hello Lighthouse
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2
Seeds and Trees: A children's book about the power of words
Dinosaur and Monster and The Magic Carpet (Dinosaur and Monster stories Book 1)
What If Everybody Said That?
I Can Handle It (Mindful Mantras, #1)
The Ant Thief (Bed Time Tales, #2)
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy
Got to Get to Bear's!
Giraffe Problems
Eraser
The Adventures of Beekle by Dan SantatSam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac BarnettThe Right Word by Jen BryantSparky! by Jenny OffillFirefly July by Paul B. Janeczko
2015 Mock Caldecott
82 books — 254 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
106 books — 315 voters
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice SendakMake Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskeyThe Snowy Day by Ezra Jack KeatsThe Polar Express by Chris Van AllsburgThe Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
Caldecott Medal Winners
81 books — 401 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 PerraultThe Tale of Tom Kitten by Beatrix Potter
Picture Books about Cats
505 books — 204 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!
The Day the Crayons Quit
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
The Cat in the Hat
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
I Want My Hat Back
This is Not My Hat
Corduroy
The Polar Express
Oh, The Places You'll Go!
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

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