I’ve been researching picture book biographies for two new stories I’m working on. I find it such an exciting format for kids to learn about important people in our world. The shorter word count of a picture book can draw in reluctant readers and the illustrations add another layer of interest and understanding. A blurb I found on the Random House website perfectly sums up the picture book biography:
Here are some of the beautifully written and illustrated picture book biographies that I read during the month of March.
Early Elementary (5-8 years) & Middle Grade (8-12 years):