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More Alphabet Books for Kids
The Icky Bug Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta | For many children, “icky” bugs are endlessly fascinating. This book helps children discover why farmers like the praying mantis, how the water spider breathes underwater, and other intriguing facts about the world of bugs and insects.
The Ocean Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta | Do you know which deep sea creature scares away its enemies by spraying ink at them, or which fish has lights inside its mouth to attract food? Learn the answer to these questions and other fascinating details about ocean life in this engaging and informative book.
Alphabet Under Construction by Denise Fleming | Mouse is hard at work constructing each letter of the alphabet. He dyes the D, erases the E, and folds the F. Mouse works his way right through to Z, constructing an alphabet that surpasses even the wildest artistic imagination.
Alphaprints ABC by Roger Priddy | All of the letters of the alphabet are illustrated using colored finger and thumb prints, turned into animals with the addition of simple illustration.
Oops Pounce Quick Run! An Alphabet Caper by Mike Twohy | A little mouse is asleep until a ball suddenly bounces into his home, setting off an epic chase—from A to Z.
Alphabet Trucks by Samantha R. Vamos | Everyone’s heard of a tow truck. And a pickup truck. An ice-cream truck? Of course! But what about a quint truck? A lowboy truck? A knuckle-boom truck? Readers will learn about these kinds of trucks—and many more—while learning the alphabet in ALPHABET TRUCKS.
Alligators All Around by Maurice Sendak | ‘An alligator jamboree, with all the letters ‘ A through Z.’
R is for Rocket: An ABC Book by Tad Hills | From finding acorns, to balancing on a ball, to offering a cookie and a crayon to a crow, readers will love exploring the wonderful world of Rocket and his friends.
Shiver Me Letters: A Pirate ABC by June Sobel | The captain of this brave and bumbling pirate crew has ordered them to capture the entire alphabet–and they’ll walk the plank if they’re missing a single letter!
The Letters Are Lost by Lisa Campbell Ernst | Once upon a time, all the letters of the alphabet were together. But now they’re lost! One showed up in the Bath. There was one under a Hat, another one on a Quilt, and even one in the Sandbox. Where are the rest?
A My Name is Alice by Jane Bayer | Young readers will delight in meeting such characters as Barbara, the bear with balloons for sale in Brazil; New York Ned, the newt who owns a noodle emporium, and finally the zipper-selling Zambian zebra and zebu, Zelda and Zach.
LMNO Peas by Keith Baker | Get ready to roll through the alphabet with a jaunty cast of busy little peas. Featuring a range of zippy characters from Acrobat Peas to Zoologist Peas, this delightful picture book highlights a variety of interests, hobbies, and careers.
Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert | While teaching upper- and lowercase letters to preschoolers, Ehlert introduces fruits and vegetables from around the world. A glossary at the end provides interesting facts about each food.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr. | In this lively alphabet rhyme, the letters of the alphabet race up the cocunut tree. Will there be enough room? Oh, no – Chicka Chicka Boom! Boom!
Dr. Seuss’s ABC | Featuring a fantastic cast of zany characters—from Aunt Annie’s alligator to the Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz, with a lazy lion licking a lollipop and an ostrich oiling an orange owl—Dr. Seuss’s ABC is a must-have for every young child’s library.
Animalia by Graeme Base | An alphabet book with fantastic and detailed pictures, bearing such labels as Lazy lions lounging in the local library..
The Alphabet Book by P. D. Eastman | From American Ants to a Zebra with a Zither, there are laughs in store: an elephant on eggs! A walrus in a wig! And there’s a handy alphabet down the side of each page so that everyone can keep track of where they are in the ABC’s.
Alphabet Rescue by Audrey Wood | The lowercase letters save the day and the uppercase letters. Riding in a fire truck they fixed themselves, these lowercase letters become heroes with firehoses!
Alphabet Mystery by Audrey Wood | Come along and ride on a flying pencil as all the little letters set out to solve a very puzzling mystery. Bold, bright pictures and an engaging story will entertain children as they learn to recognize the “little” letters-just what they’ll need when they begin to read. Learning the alphabet has never been so much fun!
The Turn-Around, Upside-Down Alphabet Book by Lisa Campbell Ernst | At every turn these letters are full of surprises. Imagine! What other things can you discover hiding in the alphabet?
Alphabet School by Stephen T. Johnson | Imagine a school. Any school. Be it your school, one from memory, or even a dream school. Then enter and embark on a journey of wonder and delight.
Alphabet City by Stephen T. Johnson | The urban landscape will never look the same again. As Stephen T. Johnson demonstrates in a series of strikingly realistic pastels and watercolors, a simple sawhorse can contain the letter “A”–while lampposts alongside a highway can form a row of elegant, soaring Ys.
Q is for Duck by Mary Elting | Why is “Q” for “Duck”? Because a duck quacks, of course.
The Alphabet Tree by Leo Lionni | When a fierce wind threatens to blow all the little letters out of the alphabet tree, they must band together in words—and then sentences—to create a message that’s even stronger than the wind: peace on earth. With their newfound knowledge, there’s nothing the letters can’t do in this gentle parable about the power of the written word.
Alpha Oops! The Day Z Went First by Alethea Kontis | It’s backwards! It’s inside out! It’s every letter for itself! This laugh-out-loud romp is not your average alphabet book!
Wow! That was an amazing list, wasn’t it?
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