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Picture Books for English Language Learners

Printable book lists for English Language Learners

The Night Worker

The Night Worker by Kate Banks (2000)

Papa shows his son, Alex, the wonders of his construction site at night.

 Seasons

Seasons by Anne Crausaz (2011)

The four seasons are described and experienced through the eyes of a young girl.

 Flying

Flying by Donald Crews (1986)

An airplane passes over cities, country areas, lakes, and more.

 Birds

Birds by Kevin Henkes (2009)

A girl sees many different colors, shapes, sounds, and movements of birds through her window.

 Mr. George Baker

Mr. George Baker by Amy Hest (2004)

Harry and his friend, Mr. George Baker, sit on the porch and wait for a school bus to take them both to school.

 Mom and Me

Mom and Me by Marla Stewart Konrad (2009)

Photographs from around the world illustrate mothers with their children.

 City Signs

City Signs by Zoran Milich (2002)

Photographs show how words surround us every day.

 Snow

Snow by Uri Shulevitz (1998)

As snow transforms a city, a boy and his dog celebrate the coming of winter.

 On Mother's Lap

On Mother's Lap by Ann Herbert Scott (1992)

A mother in Alaska rocks her child as the household prepares for sleep.

 Seven Blind Mice

Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young (1992)
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In this fable, seven blind mice try to discover what a large object is by exploring it bit by bit.