Cut apart an inexpensive comic book and have your children try to put it together in the order of the original story.
Benny and Penny in the Big No-No! - (ISBN: 978-0979923890)
by Geoffrey Hayes
Learn a valuable lesson about the downside of entering a forbidden area (and also the upside)! Benny and Penny are too curious about what is in their new neighbor’s backyard to stay away and yet…. If they find a robber there, they may be helping the entire neighborhood. Enjoy this book and others in the Benny and Penny series.
Owly, Volume I: The Way Home - (ISBN: 978-1891830624)
by Andy Runton
Owly helps Wormy, his compatriot in many stories, get home after a thunderstorm displaces him. Although there are no words in this book, the expressions on the faces of the characters create a world of kindness and friendship, much like that of Winnie the Pooh. Wormy’s happy reunion with his fellow worms is clouded by the other worm’s fear of the kind owl, but Owly soon proves to be a friend to all. Have you ever caught lightening bugs? Take a look at what Owly does with his jar full!
Stinky - (ISBN: 978-0979923845)
by Eleanor Davis
Stinky the reptilian monster revels in mud, slime, and guck. The smellier something is, the more he wallows in it. As he parades around his universe with his frog following, he comes a bit too close to a town! He warns his pals that children live there, beings that love to take baths! If you prefer the dirty smelly approach to life, you’ll love Stinky and his adventures.
The Snowman - (ISBN: 0394839730)
by Raymond Briggs
This version of the children’s classic offers the adventure of the snowman and his eventual demise in cartoon-like panels. The snowman’s expressions gently guide you through the story. Before long, your children will be providing the narration for the tale!
You Can’t Take a Balloon into the Metropolitan Museum - (ISBN: 978-0140568165)
by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman
After the museum guard ties a little girl’s forbidden balloon to the outside railing near the Met, an enterprising pigeon releases the balloon, and it sets off for many adventures across the city. As the balloon travels, the sights it comes across reflect the paintings and other art the girl and her grandmother are seeing inside the museum in this wordless picture book. Talk about the pictures on each page with your child.