The new exhibit at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is:
Speechless: The Art of Wordless Picture Books
Wordless books? How can that be? How can you read a wordless book to a child? I’ll tell you just how to do that. But first, let me back up and tell you about the first wordless picture book I read to my students when I was a new teacher – over thirty five years ago.
The book opens with children playing outside in the sun, yet at a distance a storm is approaching. As soon as that caught the eye of a child,