50 Awesome Alphabet Books

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

50 Awesome Alphabet Books

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Alphabet books are great for reading with your younger children, making it part of their daily lives and learning as they "read". Here are 50 of the best and most fun A B C books available.
50 Awesome Alphabet Books to read with your toddler, preschool, kindergarten, and first grade child. Perfect for summer reading, back to school, homeschool, reading readiness, and just plain FUN!

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Alphabet Books


Dr Seuss ABC Book

Starting off with a classic! With Dr. Seuss as your guide, learning the alphabet is as easy as A, B, C!


Alpha Oops backward slpahbet book

It's backwards! It's inside out! It's every letter for itself! This laugh-out-loud romp is not your average alphabet book! Filled with visually humorous details, Bob Kolar's colorful illustrations are the perfect foil for Alethea Kontis's snappy story about the comic confusion that comes when the letters of the alphabet, like a class of unruly children, step out of order and show that each one has a mind of its own.
chicka chicka boom boom alphabet book

A told B
and B told C,
“I’ll meet you at the top
of the coconut tree.”
When all the letters of the alphabet race one another up the coconut tree, will there be enough room?


my first abc book

Teach your preschool child the ABC's and encourage learning while reading and having fun together with this book that uses pictures of objects and clear word labels to illustrate each letter of the alphabet from to A-Z.


i spy alphabet letters book
I SPY LETTERS is based on the bestselling I SPY LITTLE LETTERS. Toddlers and preschoolers can search photos from the original I Spy series for letters to help them learn the alphabet.


construction alphabet book for kids
Smash! Crash! Ka-boom!
A is for Aerial lift.
B is for Backhoe.
C is for Cement Mixer.
Readers explore construction equipment in this noisy alphabet book. Jerry Pallotta's trademark humor punctuates the informative text. Vibrant oil paintings bring to life a busy construction site.

Eric Carle alphabet book


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!

a to z alphabet book

From A to Z, the alphabet gets a seriously silly twist in this Sandra Boynton classic.

colors abc number book

Bright Baby Colors, ABC, Numbers
• Introduces three key first concepts: letters, number and colors
• Helps babies and toddlers to build their early vocabulary
• Large, colorful and sturdy format to withstand repeated learning fun.
abcs for boys

This one of a kind, hand illustrated alphabet book combines letters with all of boys' favorite things--airplanes, dump trucks, and more!

a to zebra book

This is a book full of fun, joy, with a grain of humor, yet didactic. The book approaches the teaching of the ABC in a totally different way.

You will find each and every letter with an illustration of an animal whose name starts with that letter, but hey, all the animals wear zebra costumes.



In My First Bob Books - Alphabet, familiar animal friends progressively introduce the 26 letters of the alphabet. Engaging, read-aloud stories inspire and motivate your child, while proven teaching principles inspire success. Your child will prepare for the magic of reading as My First Bob Books - Alphabet helps them learn the names of the letters, and which sounds they represent.


animal abc bok

This interactive board book allows children to learn their ABC's with 26 durable sliding panels and a whole alphabet of colorful creatures.


grumpy cat alphabet

Grumpy Cat has 8 million Facebook followers, her own TV movie, and now . . . a Little Golden Book! The world-famous feline stars in this hilarious storybook.

ab see book


A beautifully illustrated, graphic alphabet book with a fun search-and-find twist. If a picture is worth a thousand words, what’s in a single letter? Everything in A B See!Because hidden in each graphic letter are tiny troves of ABC treasures waiting to be found by sharp-eyed readers. Can you find the apple, arrow, and armor in the letter A? Or the bear, banjo, and bike buried in the letter B? Read along in this unique alphabet board book that asks audiences to A B See beyond the ABCs.



Using the same innovative production technique and brilliant aesthetic cheered by parents, educators, and children alike in the acclaimed TouchThinkLearn series, here is an alphabet book that literally adds a new dimension to learning. Raised die-cut pieces nestled in mirroring indented cut-outs engage readers on both visual and tactile experience while reading.

animalia not only teaches about alphabet letters and animals but alliteration too

An alphabet book with fantastic and detailed pictures, bearing such labels as Lazy lions lounging in the local library..

alphabet tree

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.

l m n o p alphabet book

From A to Z—and Acrobat Peas to Zoologist Peas—every letter is exciting in this Classic Board Book edition of LMNO Peas! Get ready to roll through the alphabet with a jaunty cast of extremely cute and busy little peas in this Classic Board Book edition of Keith Baker’s hit concept book. This fresh and fun alphabet book features bright colors, bouncy rhyming text, and silly pea characters who highlight the wide variety of interests, hobbies, and careers that make the world such a colorful place!

silly alpahbet races

From A to Zany! Journey through the Alphabet with a collection of silly scenes full of life, letters, and laughter! Children of all ages will enjoy learning each letter and the pages created for them. The Book focuses on a creative view on the Alphabet, but most importantly- Fun for all!

abcs of nutrition
The ABCs of Nutrition: Learning the Alphabet the Healthy Way" is a fun and colorful book that uses fruits and veggies to teach the alphabet!
classic pd eadman book the alphabet

P.D. Eastman, the author of Go, Dog, Go! and Are You My Mother? takes you on a silly romp through the alphabet. 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.
ocean alphabet book

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 ocean alpahbet book.
once upon an alphabet

The most inventive and irresistible book of the year spans a mere 26 letters (don't they all!) and 112 pages. From an Astronaut who's afraid of heights, to a Bridge that ends up burned between friends, to a Cup stuck in a cupboard and longing for freedom, Once Upon an Alphabet is a creative tour de force from A through Z.

award winning animal alphabet book
Have fun helping your child learn the letters and sounds of the alphabet, with My Alphabet Animals. This fun and adorable children's book will teach all 26 letters of the English alphabet, including the sounds that each letter makes.
using alphabet tales book
What will Abby Alligator be—an artist, an astronaut, an actor? Share Abby's amusing adventures in the working world to teach the letter A. AlphaTales are humorous stories designed to help young children recognize letters and the sounds they make. Lay the foundation for reading success with these kid-pleasing books—one for each letter of the alphabet.

alpha blocks

With thick pages cut into the shape of each letter, children and parents will enjoy this peek-through guessing game around the letterform itself. Sprinkles, hot fudge, and cherries hint at I’s ice cream sundae, while aquarium accessories hint at F’s fish...
alphabet tow truck book

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 alphabet by the author of the days the crayons quit
The perfect introduction to both the alphabet and to the world of Oliver Jeffers! This clever and funny board book from the #1 bestselling illustrator of The Day the Crayons Quit and creator of Stuck gives center stage to Oliver Jeffers' whimsical illustrations as it helps parents and toddlers connect through learning and art. A must-have.
adjective animal book
A is for Always, that's where we embark . . .
Two children, treasure map in hand, and their pet gazelle sneak past their father, out of their house, and into a world beneath the city, where monsters and pirates roam.
Will they find the treasure? Will they make it out alive? Find out in this Animal Adjective Alphabet book.
interactive alphabet book with lift the flap and moving pages

In Matthew Van Fleet's incredible multi-concept alphabet book, over 100 creatures and plants from A to Z hilariously demonstrate action words, synonyms, opposites, and more. Young explorers are challenged to spot four plants or animals that begin with each letter of the alphabet. Twenty-three textures plus foils, flaps, pull tabs, and even a scratch-and-sniff scent add to the interactive surprises on every page. Also includes a removable full-color alphabet poster for learning fun!

best ever lift the flap and touch alphabet book
My best-ever is a series of books packed full of a range of alphabet learning novelties including flaps, sliders, holes, and touches. The touches encourage children to explore the books for themselves and inspire them in their first learning while bright photography and sweet illustrations will engage and delight little minds.

vegetable alphabet book is filled with interesting facts and humor
A wonderful blend of facts and humor makes learning about the alphabet vegetable gardening fun and easy. Learn about fiddleheads, munchkin pumpkins, snow peas, walla wallas, and more! Beautiful color illustrations lead children through a brief introduction to soil preparation and seed planting, as well as through a discovery of both common and exotic vegetables.

sleepy little alphabet book
A fun read-aloud board book for toddlers just learning their ABCs.

Judy Sierra’s rollicking alphabet story features the lowercase letters of the alphabet. Like children, they have a trunkful of tricks for putting off bedtime. But ultimately their moms and dads (the capital letters) succeed in tucking them in with a good-night kiss. Melissa Sweet’s watercolor, pencil, and collage illustrations enliven these little letters with animated expressions, and Judy Sierra’s brief rhyming story begs repeat readings at bedtime.

alphabet adventure
Come join the fun and solve a simple alphabet mystery! All the little letters from Charley's Alphabet have learned their proper order, from a to z. They're ready to go to school, but suddenly something is wrong! Little i has lost her dot, and none of the letters can find it. Can you?

abcs for girls
This one of a kind, hand illustrated alphabet book combines letters with all of girls' favorite things (alphabetically)--butterflies, castles, and more! Makes a special baby shower, birth, and birthday gift! 

rock alphabet book
Amazing rocks, found on a stretch of beach near the author's home, comprise this unique alphabet book. A is for Addition, and there are rocks in the shape of real numbers, too. B is for Bird, and there is a bird rock on a nest with an egg. G is for Ghosts, and there is a host of rocks that look like ghosts! 

z is for zebra alphabet book
Zebra is absolutely certain he’ll be able to direct everyone to appear on the correct page, at the appropriate time, without any mishaps, unnecessary drama, or hurt feelings. It’s an ABC book, for goodness’ sake. How difficult can it be? Oh, dear. Zebra forgot about Moose. A hilarious reinvention of the classic alphabet book - not to be missed!

alphabet under construciton mouse alphabet 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.
upside down alphabet book

At every turn these letters are full of surprises. Imagine! What other things can you discover hiding in the alphabet?
history through this abc book for kids

Teach brilliant babies about history and their ABCs with Greg Paprocki’s A Is for Atom: A Midcentury Alphabet. Twenty-six midcentury concepts paired with Greg Paprocki’s adorable illustrations include “D is for drive-in,” “R is for rock-n-roll,” and “S is for satellite.” Babies will love this board book’s engaging art, and parents will enjoy its slice of history with this primer’s midcentury theme. Collect all six of Greg Paprocki’s alphabet history primers!

thomas the train alphabet book
A is for All Aboard! Filled with fun photographs from the popular TV show, Shining Time Station, Thomas's ABC Book will delight children while teaching them the alphabet along the way.
curious george alphabet book

Read from A to Z along with George in a condensed version of the clas-sic Curious George Learns the Alphabet.

best alphabet book - pirate abcs
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! Now these swashbuckling mateys are embarking on an alphabet adventure unlike any other, and they won't (ahem, can't) rest until they've found an A, a Z, and everything in between.

This Pirate Alphabet Book is still one of my favorite ABC books of all times!

awesome alphabet book
My Awesome Alphabet Book is a fantastic new waytointroduce children to the letters of the alphabet.Each page is filled with brilliant alphabetical words and pictures. Clear word labels accompany Dawn Machell’s cute illustrations, making this book perfect for adults and children to enjoy together. 
sesame street elmo lift the flap alphabet book

Busy scenes, oodles of flaps, lots of labels, and beloved Sesame Street characters make learning the alphabet fun! More than 55 flaps teach kids their ABCs. A is for apple. B is for ball. C is for cookie…and Cookie Monster! And F is for flaps—which kids will find plenty of in this book stuffed with surprising alphabetic words, rhymes, and riddles to discover! How many things can you find that start with the letter P? What objects are hiding behind the letter H? With more than 100 labels and 55 flaps to lift, learning the alphabet has never been so much fun!

universe alphabet book
From an astronaut in space to Voyager, yellow dwarf, and zenith, this ABC board book opens up the entire universe to children! Created in tandem with the American Museum of Natural History, it takes kids on a photographic journey through comets, flares, and planets like Jupiter, and introduces them to black holes, supernovas, telescope and much more!
dinosaur abc book

A padded board book filled with awesome dinosaur facts! Buddy, Mr. Conductor, and the other Dinosaur Train characters from the hit PBS KIDS animated series introduce dinosaurs from Apatosaurus to Zigongosaurus! Young paleontologists-in-training (ages 3 - 6) will love learning cool facts about 26 amazing dinosaurs—one for each letter of the alphabet.

feel the furry animal alphabet book

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? Jerry Pallotta and Edgar Stewart deliver an intriguing book which will fascinate young children.

alpha bugs

From boogie-woogie Bubble Bugs to upside-down Umbrella Bugs, this fun-filled pop, pull, and peek book makes learning the alphabet exactly eight Egg Bugs excellent.
trace the alpahbet letters and lift the flap alphabet book
Help kids learn to make their alphabet letters by tracing the letter and lifting the flap to see what that letter says.

So many fun Alphabet books! Which ones will your children enjoy reading?
best alphabet books for preschool


Nadia is South African mom to two littlies, a former preschool teacher and currently working as a reading therapist at a remedial school. She blogs over at Teach Me Mommy about easy and playful activities inspiring you to be your child's first teacher. Follow along on FacebookInstagramPinterest, and Twitter.
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