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MirrorMask (children's edition)
Neil Gaiman
The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories, Volume One: Where on Earth
Ursula K. Le Guin
Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown
Maud Hart Lovelace
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Oscar Wilde, Camille Cauti
Riders of the Purple Sage
Zane Grey
Vampires, Zombies, & Wanton Souls
Marge Simon
The Lion and the Mouse - Jerry Pinkney One of Aesop's best known fables told wordlessly? Yep! The only "words" are sounds--a roar, the hoot of an owl, the chewing of a mouse. The combination of Pinkney's vivid, facial expression-rich artwork and imitatable sounds worked very well for our toddler. She keeps asking me to read the "lion and amimal (sic) book" to her. That's enough to confirm the Lion and the Mouse's Caldecott-worthy status for me.