Best ABC Books for Toddlers

Introduce little ones to the alphabet and letter sounds with one or more of these best ABC books for toddlers.

Board books are designed to stand the test of time with little ones. They have thick sturdy pages, large text, and bright pictures. These alphabet books are a great way to lay the foundation for later learning in a fun and engaging way.

Best ABC Books for Toddlers

Below, I’ve featured just a handful of board books that will help you introduce babies and toddlers to the alphabet.

You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.

A to ZEating the AlphabetChicka Chicka Boom Boom (Board Book)


A to Z – There isn’t a book from Sandra Boynton that I don’t love! Her zany pictures and silly text are sure to engage your toddlers. This is a great way to introduce your little ones to the ABC’s.

Eating the Alphabet – This brightly illustrated board book features both uppercase and lowercase letters on each spread. Fruits and vegetables from around the world are shown on each page, and there is a glossary at the end of the book with more information about each food.

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom – I bet you can’t read this one without doing so in a sing-song voice. Is there enough room at the top of the coconut tree for all of the letters of the alphabet?

Dr. Seuss's ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book! (Big Bright & Early Board Book)The Very Hungry Caterpillar's ABC (The World of Eric Carle)My First ABC


Dr. Seuss’s ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book! – Dr. Seuss books are must-haves on every child’s bookshelf. Dr. Seuss’s alphabet book introduces little ones to the alphabet with characters such as Aunt Annie’s Alligator, googoo goggles, and more!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s ABC – Eric Carle’s unique artwork graces every page in this alphabet book featuring the Very Hungry Caterpillar.

My First ABC – This board book features bright, bold photographs of objects representing each letter of the alphabet.

Which of these books about the alphabet will you read first?

If you’d like to check out a few more alphabet book lists, check out the rest of the lists I have on the blog:

• More Alphabet Books for Toddlers

• 50 Alphabet Books for Preschoolers

What activities can I do with my preschooler to help them learn the alphabet?

This sweet set of 26 fabric letters is a great way for your child to play and learn the alphabet. Safe for all ages. And can be machine washed and dried using a small mesh bag. 

These epoxy sprinkle letters are so much fun! They can be used in sensory bins , alongside educational activities, or on their own! 26 letters included!

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