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Picture books about reading, books and libraries

Posted on Mar 8, 2013

“Une histoire extraordinaire” by Grégoire Mabire (Casterman)

 

Here is a list (not necessarily comprehensive, please add suggestions in the comments) of picturebooks about books, reading, libraries and metareading:

 

Peter Bently & Deborah Melmon ~ Bunny Loves to Read (review)

Peter Bently & Laura Ellen Anderson ~ Princess Sleepyhead and the Night-Night Bear (review)

Jane Blatt & Sarah Massini ~ Books Always Everywhere (review)

Becky Bloom & Pascal Biet ~ A Cultivated Wolf

Nick Bromley & Nicola O’Byrne ~ Open Very Carefully  (review)

Anthony Browne ~ I Like Books

Jen Campbell & Katie Harnett ~ Franklin’s Flying Bookshop

Peter Carnavas ~ The Children Who Loved Books

Lili Chartrand & Rogé ~ Taming Horrible Harry

Emma Chichester Clark ~ Bears Don’t Read (review)

Lauren Child ~ Beware of the Storybook Wolves 

Lauren Child ~ But Excuse Me That is My Book (Charlie & Lola)

Katie Cleminson ~ Otto the Book Bear (review)

Joseph Coehlo & Fiona Lumbers ~ Luna Loves Library Day (review)

Cressida Cowell ~ Little Bo Peep’s Troublesome Sheep (review)

Helen & Thomas Docherty ~ The Knight Who Wouldn’t Fight (review)

Helen & Thomas Docherty ~ The Snatchabook (review)

Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler ~ Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book

Julia Donaldson & Sara Olgivie ~ The Detective Dog

Michael Foreman ~ The Little Bookshop and the Origami Army! 

Travis Foster & Ethan Long  ~ Give Me Back My Book! (review)

Emily Gravett ~  Again!  (review)

Emily Gravett ~ Wolves

Oliver Jeffers ~ The Incredible Book-Eating Boy

Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston ~ A Child of Books

William Joyce & Joe Bluhm ~ The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore

Jesse Klausmeier & Suzy Lee ~ Open This Little Book  (review)

Timothy Knapman & Adam Stower ~ Mungo and the Picture Book Pirates

Michelle Knudsen & Kevin Hawkes ~ Library Lion

Jill Lewis & Deborah Allwright ~ Don’t Read This Book!

John Light & Lisa Evans ~ The Flower

Grégoire Mabire ~ The Wolf Who Fell Out of a Book

Mick Manning &  Britta Granström  ~ Books! Books! Books! Explring the Amazing Collection of the British Library

Wendy Meddour & Rebecca Ashdown ~ How the Library (NOT the Prince!) Saved Rapunzel

Colin McNaughton & Emma Chichester Clark ~ Have You Ever Ever Ever?  (review)

Marni McGee & Ian Beck ~ Winston the Book Wolf

Emily McKenzie ~ Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar! (review)

Meg McKinlay & Leila Rudge ~ No Bears (review)

Anna McQuinn & Rosalind Beardshaw ~ Lulu Loves Stories

Anna McQuinn & Rosalind Beardshaw ~ Lulu Loves the Library  (review)

Anna McQuinn & Rosalind Beardshaw ~ Lulu Reads to Zeki

Michael Morpurgo & Gary Blythe ~ I Believe in Unicorns 

Michaela Muntean & Pascal Lemaitre ~ Do Not Open This Book!

Rilla ~ The Best Book in the World (review)

Lucy Rowland & Ben Mantle ~ Little Read Reading Hood

Sergio Ruzzier ~ This is Not a Picture Book! (review)

Fabi Santagio ~ Paws Off My Book (review)

Dr Seuss ~ I Can Read With My Eyes Shut

Judy Sierra & Marc Brown ~ Wild About Books

Lane Smith ~ It’s a Book  (review)

Sarah Stewart & David Small ~ The Library

Chae Strathie & Emily Golden ~ The Loon on the Moon (review)

Ed Vere ~ Max and Bird

Mo Willems ~ We Are in A Book

Jeanne Willis & Rosie Reeve ~ Delilah Darling at the Library

Dan Yaccarino ~ I Am Story

Emma Yarlett ~ Nibbles the Book Monster (review)

Louise Yates ~ Dog Loves Books (review)

 

 

(updated 02/18)

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8 Comments

  1. Here are some more: Miss Brooks Loves Books (but I Don’t!), Yoko Learns to Read, The Wednesday Surprise, Miss Dorothy and her Bookmobile, Wild About Books!, Library Lion. I know that I know more but that is just off the top of my head.

  2. Thanks for such a useful post. I’m going to be using this to help me at work!

  3. Thank you kinderbooks. You reminded me I had also started a pinterest on that subject!

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