Alphabet books are a fun way to introduce letters (and often words that begin with those letters). These books will help your preschoolers explore letters and begin to recognize the differences among the letters. Learning about letters is one way to begin to build early literacy skills.
Alphabet Books for Preschool
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault
In this classic book, the letters of the alphabet race up a coconut tree. Will they all fit at the top of the tree?
Alphabet Mystery by Audrey and Bruce Wood
Little x goes missing and the rest of the letters search for him to bring him back.
Alphabet Adventure by Audrey and Bruce Wood
The little letters are getting ready for school but “i” loses his dot. Will they find the dot and get to school on time?
Alphabet Rescue by Audrey and Bruce Wood
The little letters ride to the rescue on a fire truck.
Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert
Fruit and vegetables of all types fill each of the letter pages. Words in upper case and lower case will help preschoolers connect the two types of letters.
LMNO Peas by Keith Baker
These alphabet peas work and play in the ABCs!
Alphabet Under Construction by Denise Fleming
Each letter is being created by Mouse. The verbs in this book will build vocabulary as well as support alphabet discussion.
The Alphabet Tree by Leo Lionni
The letters live among the leaves of the alphabet tree. But a strong wind blows some away and frightens the others. Can they band together and be safe?
A Was Once an Apple Pie by Suse MacDonald
The journey through this alphabet book includes lots of fun rhyming words.
G is for Goat by Patricia Polacco
This alphabetic tale has goats prancing through the pages and causing all kinds of mischief.
ABC Books for Preschool
The Hidden Alphabet by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
This beautiful book shows an object that transforms into its initial letter.
AlphaOops! The Day Z Went First! by Althea Kontis
Z is tired of being last. He thinks the alphabet should go backward for a change. But then other letters want to go in a different order. Will all the letters finally get their turns?
If Rocks Could Sing by Leslie McGuirk
The author of this book searched beaches for rocks that resembled letters. Then she found rocks to represent each letter.
The Letters Are Lost! by Lisa Campbell Ernst
The letters have left their box. Searching through the pages, preschoolers can find the letters in all kinds of places.
A My Name is Alice by Jane E. Bayer
This alphabet book include names, place names, and animals that begin with each letter.
Old Black Fly by Jim Aylesworth
The old black fly is buzzing through the house (and the alphabet), creating a big bad day.
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