Alphabet Books for Preschoolers
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Reading alphabet books is a great way to introduce your kids to letters and learning to read. Here is a great collection of our favorite alphabet books for preschoolers!
Are you getting ready to teach your kids the alphabet? Whether you’re putting together a letter of the week unit study or you’re adding books to your homeschool preschool bookshelves, this list of the best alphabet books has something for everyone.
There are themed books, silly books, rhyming books, and more!
Alphabet Books for Preschoolers
The children’s books featured below provide an opportunity to introduce preschoolers to the alphabet without worksheets, flashcards, or workbooks.
Just snuggle up with your preschooler and one or more of these alphabet picture books, and they’ll know their letters in no time!
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.
Provides an introduction to fruits and vegetables by using each letter of the alphabet.
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.
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!
Toddlers and preschoolers can search photos from the original I Spy series for letters to help them learn the alphabet.
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!
Tutus and leotards, pointe shoes and ribbons, stretching exercises at the barre – these are all familiar images when one is thinking of ballet.
From A to Z, the alphabet gets a seriously silly twist in this Sandra Boynton classic.
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!
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.
Get ready for a ride through the alphabet at a busy construction site.
There’s a big yellow Bulldozer, a tall shiny Crane, a rusty red Dump truck–and the construction crew is hard at work.
But what are they building?
Let your imagination take flight! This fact-filled book features planes from the sleek Invader to the more popular Piper Cub.
A great book for kids who want to learn more about the army.
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.
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!
Roses are red, Violets are blue… And they’re only two of the flowers in this book of bright colors and delightful information.
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!
Readers explore construction equipment in this noisy alphabet book.
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.
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!
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.
Children can master the alphabet while following Cleo’s adventures as the curious cat explores her world.
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.
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?
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
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.
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.
All of the letters of the alphabet are illustrated using colored finger and thumb prints, turned into animals with the addition of simple illustration.
A little mouse is asleep until a ball suddenly bounces into his home, setting off an epic chase—from A to Z.
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.
‘An alligator jamboree, with all the letters ‘ A through Z.’
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.
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!
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?
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.
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.
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.
In this lively alphabet rhyme, the letters of the alphabet race up the coconut tree.
Will there be enough room? Oh, no – Chicka Chicka Boom! Boom!
An alphabet book with fantastic and detailed pictures, bearing such labels as Lazy lions lounging in the local library.
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.
The lowercase letters save the day and the uppercase letters.
Riding in a fire truck they fixed themselves, these lowercase letters become heroes with fire hoses!
Come along and ride on a flying pencil as all the little letters set out to solve a very puzzling mystery.
At every turn these letters are full of surprises. Imagine! What other things can you discover hiding in the alphabet?
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.
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.
Why is “Q” for “Duck”? Because a duck quacks, of course.
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.
It’s backwards! It’s inside out! It’s every letter for itself! This laugh-out-loud romp is not your average alphabet book!
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!
When you add a variety of preschool letters to your literacy collection, kids can learn the alphabet in no time.
ABC! Name My Food! is a super fun and interactive alphabet book. Brightly colored images of foods will get picky eaters engaged and ready to explore food.
We had a few of those books in our library.
– Alphabet Mystery
– Alphabet Rescue
– Dr Suess ABC
– Cleo’s Alphabet Book
Good book suggestions.