Each month in our Exploratorium┬«, we feature a different genre of Children’s Literature. For the month of September, we have been investigating Wordless Books!

WHAT ARE WORDLESS BOOKS?

Wordless books are picture books that tell a story through images alone, without using words.

WHY ARE WORDLESS BOOKS IMPORTANT?

Wordless books inspire pre-readers to supply their own narration of a story. In tying images to language, their understanding of alphabetic representations is enhanced. Their creativity can take center stage as they create a story all their own!

Here are some of the books we’re featuring… Check them out!