Picture Books for Older Students

Treasa Bowe, AKA Between the Covers of a Good Book, and I have compiled a list of some of our favourite picturebooks for older children (senior classes). 

Introducing Picturebooks to a senior class for the first time

· Mr Peabody’s Apples, Madonna

· Once Upon an Ordinary School Day, Colin McNaughton & Satoshi Kitamura

·Voices in the Park, Anthony Browne

Books that show different perspectives

· Voices in the Park, Anthony Browne

· The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bag Pig, Eugene Trivizas & Helen Oxenbury

· The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs, Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith

Non-Fiction Picturebooks

· If Sharks Disappeared, Lily Williams

· Earth! My first 5.4 Billion years, Stacy McAnulty & David Litchfield

· Sun! One in a billion, Stacy McAnulty & Stevie Lewis

· Moon! Earth’s best friend, Stacy McAnulty & Stevie Lewis

· Ocean! Waves for all, Stacy McAnulty & David Litchfield

Inspirational People & Inventors

· Keith Haring, Kay A. Haring & Robert Neubecker

· Counting on Katherine, Helaine Becker & Dow Phumiruk

· Crayon Man: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons, Natascha Biebow & Steven Salerno

· Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear, Lindsay Mattick & Sophie Blackall

· Nelson Mandela, Kadir Nelson

Social Justice Issues

· Four Feet, Two Sandals, Karen Lynn Williams, Khadra Mohammed & Doug Chayka

· Lillian’s Right to Vote, Jonah Winter & Shane W. Evans

· The Librarian of Basra, Jeanette Winter

· Unspoken, A Story from the Underground Railroad, Henry Cole (Wordless Picturebook)

You can find links to purchase some of the books here.

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