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Are you getting ready to teach your kids the alphabet? Introduce your kids to letters and their sounds with this amazing collection of alphabet books for kids!
Whether you’re putting together a letter of the week unit study or you’re adding books to your homeschool preschool bookshelves, this list has something for everyone. There are themed books, silly books, rhyming books, and more!
The Ultimate Collection of Alphabet Books for Kids
An Alphabet Salad by Sarah L. Schuette | Provides an introduction to fruits and vegetables by using each letter of the alphabet.
Creature ABC by Andrew Zuckerman | From alligator to zebra, each featured animal boasts two striking studio portraits against a clean white background, offering a unique up-close view of the animal kingdom.
Puddle’s ABC by Holly Hobbie | Otto wants to learn how to write his name, but he doesn’t know the alphabet. So Puddle decides to teach him using his own original words and pictures.
ABC Birds by American Museum of Natural History | From Albatross to Zebra Finch, this stunning, oversize ABC book, developed in conjunction with the American Museum of Natural History, celebrates some of nature’s most amazing creatures!
I Spy Letters by Jean Marzollo | Toddlers and preschoolers can search photos from the original I Spy series for letters to help them learn the alphabet.
P is for Pumpkin: God’s Harvest Alphabet by Kathy-Jo Wargin | P is for Pumpkin celebrates the wonders of the fall season. With help from the alphabet, preschoolers journey through God’s harvest blessings―in the process discovering just how much there is to be thankful for!
T is for Tutu by Kurt Browning | Tutus and leotards, pointe shoes and ribbons, stretching exercises at the barre – these are all familiar images when one is thinking of ballet.
A to Z by Sandra Boynton | From A to Z, the alphabet gets a seriously silly twist in this Sandra Boynton classic.
Eric Carle’s ABC | A. B. C. D. Unfold the full-page flaps to reveal an ant, bear, camel, and duck! Eric Carle’s illustrated alphabet and animals make learning your ABCs as easy as . . . well, A, B, C!
D is for Dinosaur by Todd Chapman | Did dinosaurs really die out or is it possible they are still with us today? And what’s bigger and scarier than the T-rex? This book answers these questions and more as readers journey through the alphabet.
B is for Bulldozer by June Sobel | Get ready for a ride through the alphabet at a busy construction site. There’s a big yellowBulldozer, a tall shiny Crane, a rusty red Dump truck–and the construction crew is hard at work. But what are they building?
The Airplane Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta | Let your imagination take flight! This fact-filled book features planes from the sleek Invader to the more popular Piper Cub. Learn which type of plane is best for a dogfight, see the type of plane Charles Lindbergh flew in the first nonstop flight across the Atlantic, and much more.
U.S. Army Alphabet Book by Sammie Garnett | A great book for kids who want to learn more about the army.
The Yummy Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta | Welcome to a delectable alphabet adventure. While on your way to “Z is for Zatar,” relish the savory Mustard, the aromatic Spearmint, and the spicy Wasabi. You’ll also want to try the Kola, the Vanilla, and especially the Xocoatl!
A is for Airplane: A Bilingual ABC Board Book by Theresa Howell | Vibrant illustrations bring the life basic vocabulary and letters in both Spanish and English. It’s all you need from A to Z in two languages!
The Flower Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta | Roses are red, Violets are blue… And they’re only two of the flowers in this book of bright colors and delightful information. Young readers will be fascinated to find out what flower can be used to make a doll, which flower flavors tea, and which flower farmers feed to chickens.
Bugs A to Z by Caroline Lawton | The perfect book for all kids who are fascinated with bugs. Simple text from A to Z provides buggy facts and figures. Larger than life full-color photographs of creepy crawlies include locusts, caterpillars, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, ants, praying mantis, and more!
The Vegetable Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta | A wonderful blend of facts and humor makes learning about vegetable gardening fun and easy. Learn about fiddleheads, munchkin pumpkins, snow peas, walla wallas, and more!
The Construction Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta | Readers explore construction equipment in this noisy alphabet book.
Alphabeep: A Zipping, Zooming ABC by Debora Pearson | This book covers all vehicles that move from A to Z with a rhyming, rocking pattern of vehicle sounds that children are sure to love. Signs throughout provide lots of opportunities for reading environmental print.
A Was Once an Apple Pie by Edward Lear | A Bear sniffs an Apple pie, a Cat and Dog are friends, an Eel and Fish share an ocean, a Goose spills a bottle of Ink, while a Hen laughs and later a Mouse is observed by an Owl in a Nest!
What Pete Ate From A – Z by Maira Kalman | Is there anything Pete won’t eat? Poppy’s charming yellow dog starts off by eating Rocky’s accordion. All of it. He snacks on a bouncing ball that belongs to Uncle Bennie’s dog Buster, and then makes a meal out of the rest of the alphabet. From glue sticks to underpants, Pete works his way through all twenty-six letters.
Cleo’s Alphabet Book by Caroline Mockford | Children can master the alphabet while following Cleo’s adventures as the curious cat explores her world.
Alligator Alphabet by Stella Blackstone | Can you think of an animal for every letter of the alphabet? In this ABC book, young children will meet a parade of exotic and familiar creatures and their babies, and learn the upper and lower case letters of the alphabet.
The Furry Animal Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta | This fact-filled text with richly-detailed illustrations introduces not only the alphabet but also the wonders of the mammal world. What mammal jumps ten feet high to avoid hungry lions? What monkey almost always gives birth to twins? What mammal has a nose so large that it has to be moved out the way just to eat? What mammal has eyes that are bigger than its brain?
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