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    DS3 and I have plenty to talk about together when we *read* these books.

    After renewing from the library for months, we bought this book, and still are enjoying it some 6+ months later.
    Rainstorm: Barbara Lehman: 9780618756391: Books
    A boy is bored in his house, finds a secret passage to an island where he has friends to play with.

    And Mr Wuffles
    Mr. Wuffles! (Caldecott Medal - Honors Winning Title(s)): David Wiesner: 2015618756612: Books
    Aliens crash land in feline MrWuffles house, and try to escape before MrWuffles plays with them too much.

    Does anyone else have favorites?
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    Anything by David Wiesner. DS still loves these (and I really enjoy them, too). Flotsam is great, and Tuesday.

    4th year of homeschooling DS, now 9!

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    I love these! In fact I need to have one of the kids round them so I can put them on my bookshelf
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    DS 2 (17 and dual enrollment in college)
    Keegan (15 and enrolled in a PPP but still has home classes)
    Sully (10 years, 4th grade)
    Finn, (9 years, 3rd grade)

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    When the kids were little, their favorites were all the Jack books by Pat Schories - especially Jack and the Night Visitors.

    My favorite is what may be the very first wordless picture book - I love A Boy, a Frog, and a Dog by Mercer Mayer. It's a classic.

    Runners up for me are The Red Book and Sector 7.
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    Yes! There are so many great wordless books out there. In addition to the two you mentioned, here are some of our favorites:

    Wonder Bear
    Inside Outside
    Trainstop, Museum Trip, The Red Book(also by Barbara Lehman)
    Sector 7
    Hank Finds an Egg
    You Can't Take a Balloon into the Metropolitan Museum
    Pancakes for Breakfast
    Bluebird (Staake)
    Ice, Oops, and Hogwash (Geisert)

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    Have two more to add that we just read: Looking Down and The Boy and The Airplane.

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    A Boy, A Dog and a Frog. Series of about 4. Marice Sendak, I believe. Great books for kids to "read" to mom and dad.

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    Blackboard Bear -- a series -- isn't entirely wordless, but a few of the books have minimal words. I liked to let my son narrate them.

    Tuesday and Flotsam, mentioned above, are brilliant. Tuesday is probably one of my favorite books, still.

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