Picture Books About Words and Writing
These lists of books highlight a love for words and writing, in addition to parts of speech and conventions of different text formats.
The Great Dictionary Caper
by Judy Sierra
When the words leave the dictionary, can Noah Webster convince them to return, in order?
by Adam Lehrhaupt
Noun and Verb argue over who is most important.
Miss Mary Reporting
by Sue Macy
NCTE Orbis Pictus Nominee, Ohioana Award
Mary Garber grew up in the 1920s and became a sports writer, covering stories about Jackie Robinson in WWII.
An Inconvenient Alphabet
by Beth Anderson
The story of how Ben Franklin and Noah Webster tried to establish consistent spelling rules for the unwieldy English language.
by Bridget Heos
Stegothesaurus is . . . unusual, unique, and different, compared to his brothers.
The Word Collector
by Peter H. Reynolds
Jerome loves words so much he collects them!
Look! I Wrote a Book! And You Can, Too!
by Sally Lloyd-Jones
Walk through the steps of book-writing.