Picture Books .....Not Just For The Children!!!

A Listmania! list by pilgrim0795 (Poole, Dorset)
 
Stranger, The
1.  Stranger, The by Chris Van Allsburg
The list author says:
  "Haunting images for a delightful yet mysterious tale with an enigmatic character at its centre."
£12.31   Used & New from: £3.06
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Lost Thing
2.  Lost Thing by Shaun Tan
The list author says:
  "Wonderful. Perhaps the underlying theme is about missing something important and valuable through being preoccupied with irrelevant minutiae. Stunningly illustrated and a witty text."
£7.99   Used & New from: £4.51
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

The Arrival
3.  The Arrival by Shaun Tan
The list author says:
  "Wonderful story dedicated to every migrant, refugee or displaced person.  Stunning, beautifully crafted pictures of one man's journey."
£11.99   Used & New from: £7.68
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

Flotsam (Caldecott Medal Book)
4.  Flotsam (Caldecott Medal Book) by David Wiesner
The list author says:
  "Beautiful pictures of strange finds on the beach.  What stories do they tell?"
£8.99   Used & New from: £2.25
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Black and White (Caldecott Medal Book)
5.  Black and White (Caldecott Medal Book) by David Macaulay
The list author says:
  "How many stories, or story fragments? Read this over and over again."
£11.50   Used & New from: £1.00
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Watertower
6.  The Watertower by Gary Crew
The list author says:
  "A strangely sinister water tower and the text, like water, swirls around..."
Used & New from: £3.96
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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The Three Pigs (Caldecott Medal Book)
7.  The Three Pigs (Caldecott Medal Book) by David Wiesner
The list author says:
  "Beautifully illustrated original take on a familiar tale....or should I say 'tail'?"
Used & New from: £1.78
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Jack's Fantastic Voyage (Red Fox picture books)
8.  Jack's Fantastic Voyage (Red Fox picture books) by Michael Foreman
The list author says:
  "Taste the seaspray. I love this book."
Used & New from: £0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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The Island
9.  The Island by Armin Greder
The list author says:
  "Stark, powerful graphics.  The ugly face of prejudice and ignorance."
£11.99   Used & New from: £5.99
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Two Bad Ants
10.  Two Bad Ants by Van
The list author says:
  "Seen through the eyes of an intrepid army of  treasure seeking ants, a familiar domestic scene is reconstructed. But what are life's real treasures?"
£11.99   Used & New from: £8.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
11.  The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein
The list author says:
  "Captured in drawings, the construction of the Word Trade Centre in 1974 and  the true story of the time when a young man walked between the towers on a tightrope. Breathtaking."
£5.19   Used & New from: £0.58
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Angry Arthur
12.  Angry Arthur by Hiawyn Oram
The list author says:
  "A powerful portrayal of a child's anger and the calm after the storm."
£5.99   Used & New from: £2.53
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Free Fall
13.  Free Fall by David Wiesner
The list author says:
  "Takes the reader on a wonderful journey through a young boy's dream."
£4.54   Used & New from: £1.04
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

The Red Tree
14.  The Red Tree by Shaun Tan
The list author says:
  "A beautiful fable, rich with colour and imagery."
£7.99   Used & New from: £3.79
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Grandfather's Journey
15.  Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say
The list author says:
  "What amoving story! Beautifully illustrated."
Used & New from: £2.43
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Little Beauty
16.  Little Beauty by Anthony Browne
The list author says:
  "A lovely depiction of friendship, tenderness and trust."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.08
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Erika's Story
17.  Erika's Story by Ruth Vander Zee
The list author says:
  "Stunning illustrations bring home the horrors of the holocaust for a little Jewish girl who never knew her parents."
Used & New from: £9.57
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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FArTHER
18.  FArTHER by Grahame Baker-Smith
The list author says:
  "A story of seemingly impossible dreams passed down through the generations. Beautiful pictures."
£5.99   Used & New from: £3.17
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The Big Big Sea
19.  The Big Big Sea by Martin Waddell
The list author says:
  "Enjoy precious moments with your child. The text and pictures make you just want to race to the seashore, regardless of the time."
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

The Mousehole Cat
20.  The Mousehole Cat by Antonia Barber
The list author says:
  "Award winning tale of a cat and a fisherman who brave the Great Storm to save their village."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

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