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 abc books for toddler, preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten age children. From classic books like Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and Dr Seuss’ The Alphabet Book to new favorites like Alpha Bugs and Shiver Me Letters A Pirate ABC. You will love these children’s alphabet books.
Learning their letters and the sounds they make is important for kids! Before they can learn to read children need to work on letter recognition, knowing what each upper and lowercase letter looks like plus the phonemic sound they make. Using alphabet books makes the process EASY! Kids will have fun following along with playful characters, animals, Curious George, Thomas the Train, and more throughout the ABC book to learn their letters from A to Z. With lots of new vocabulary and fun rhyming text these children’s alphabet books are sure to delight students of all ages as they learn their alphabet letters. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will want to pick up a copy of these alphabet books for preschoolers, toddlers, and kindergartners to enjoy!
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Starting off with a classic! With Dr. Seuss as your guide, learning the alphabet is as easy as A, B, C!
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.
A told B
and B told C,
“I’ll meet you at the top
of the coconut tree.”
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.
Alphabet Books for Toddlers
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.
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 has 8 million Facebook followers, her own TV movie, and now . . . a Little Golden Book! The world-famous feline stars in this hilarious storybook.
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.
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.
Alphabet Books for Kids
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Children’s Alphabet Books
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…
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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?
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.com about easy and playful activities inspiring you to be your child's first teacher.