Tag: wordless picture books

@candlewick Where’s the Elephant? by Barroux; Candlewick Press, 414.99, 32 pages, ages 0-6 Originally published in Europe in 2015, French author-illustrator Barroux’s wordless picture book arrived stateside earlier this spring, and brings with it a surprisingly powerful message about conserving natural resources. Readers meet a trio of wild animals who watch as their forest habitat

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Skunk on a String, by Thao Lam; Owl Kids Books, $18.95, 40 pages, ages 2-6. This wordless picture book about a high-flying skunk is a surprisingly adorable tale about overcoming adversity and prejudice. Young readers will adore following the hapless critter as he tries to enlist Good Samaritans to untie him from the tail of

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