Alphabet Books

Alphabet Books


Aylesworth, Jim. Little Bitty Mousie. Little Bitty Mousie sneaks into a house one night and discovers many tantalizing new things, as well as one very scary thing.

Baker, Keith. LMNO Peas. Busy little peas introduce their favorite occupations, from astronaut to zoologist.

Blackstone, Stella. Alligator Alphabet. Animals represent each letter of the alphabet, from alligators to zebras.

Boldt, Mike. 123 versus ABC. Numbers think they're the stars of this book, but Letters disagree!

Bottner, Barbara. An Annoying ABC. When Adelaide annoys Bailey, their entire preschool class gets upset, one child after another, until Zelda zaps Adelaide and a round of apologies begins.

Brown, Margaret Wise (based on). Goodnight Moon ABC: An Alphabet Book. Links words and phrases with familiar images from everyone's favorite bedtime book, Goodnight Moon. From kittens to stars to yarn, there are so many things that can be found in the great green room. Search for them all as you learn your ABCs.

Brunhoff, Laurent de. Babar's ABC. "Alexander aims his arrow at the apple. A bear reads a book in bed. Celeste wears her crown when she drives her car." From A to Z ("Zephir zips up his sleeping bag zipper"), Babar takes readers on a trip through the alphabet.

Butler, Dori Hillestad. F Is for Firefighting. Illustrations and alphabet text introduce readers to the equipment firefighters use and the jobs that they do.

Carluccio, Maria. D is for dress-up. Celebrating the creativity of what we wear, this playful fashion alphabet introduces key terms for dressing and dressing up, from apron to zippers.

Cooper, Elisha. 8, an animal alphabet. Discover hundreds of animals, great and small. Learn one wild fact about each animal. (Did you know that gorillas yawn when they are nervous?) Look carefully, because for each letter of the alphabet, one animal is pictured eight times. Why 8? Come inside and find out

Delessert, Etienne. Aa, A Was an Apple Pie. An English nursery rhyme.

Demarest, Chris L. Firefighters A to Z. An alphabetic look at a firefighter's day.

Doran, Ella. A Is For Artist. Presents the alphabet from A to Z featuring pictures and objects created by different artists.

Escoffier, Michael. Take away the A : an alphabeast of a book! Describes how taking away a letter of the alphabet can change one word into a different word, including taking away the letter "A" which changes beast into best and taking away the letter "M" which changes farm into far.

Farmer, Bonnie. ABC Letters in the Library. The alphabet in alliterative adventures in the library. "Dense dictionaries unravel difficult terms."

Floca, Brian. The Racecar Alphabet. A century of racecars and races. "B is for Belts turning, fuel burning, the buzz and bark of engines."

Frampton, David. My Beastie Book of ABC: Rhymes and Woodcuts. Illustrations and brief rhymes present an alphabet of animals from alligator and hippo to parrot and zebra.

Frasier, Debra. A Fabulous Fair Alphabet. Letters of the alphabet in various graphic styles accompany words associated with fairs.

Fuge, Charles. Astonishing Animal ABC. Rhyming text and a series of whimsical animal scenes introduce the letters of the alphabet.

Geisert. Country Road ABC: An Illustrated Journey through America's Farmland. Introduces letters of the alphabet by taking young readers on a literal journey following a road in Iowa through the ins and outs of America's farmland.

Gelber, Lisa. P Is for Peanut: A Photographic ABC. Shows the alphabet using photos from the J. Paul Getty Museum collection.

Golenbock, Peter. ABCs of Baseball. Presents an alphabet book that highlights the history, players, places, and terms associated with baseball.

Heder, Thyra. Fraidyzoo. Little T remembers that she was frightened last time her family visited the zoo but not why, so her creative family helps by imitating animals from A to Z until she recalls exactly what caused her fear.

Hills, Tad. R is for rocket : an ABC book. Rocket the dog, Bella the squirrel, Owl, and other friends discover the alphabet, from acorns and an angry alligator to a zig zag drawn by the Little Yellow Bird.

Howell, Will C. Zooflakes: ABC. Snowflake-style cutouts present a different animal for each letter of the alphabet.

Isadora. On Your Toes: A Ballet ABC. Each letter of the alphabet is represented by an illustration of a ballet-related word.

Isol. Daytime visions: an alphabet. Collage illustrations introduce the letters of the alphabet.

Jeffers, Oliver. Once upon an alphabet. 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, this series of interconnected stories and characters explores the alphabe

Johnson, Stephen T. Alphabet school. Explore the alphabet in everyday objects found at school.

Jonas, Ann. Aardvarks, Disembark! After the flood, Noah calls out of the ark a variety of little-known animals, many of which are now endangered.

Joubert, Beverly. National Geographic Little Kids: African Animal Alphabet. Gives basic information about several African animals alongside each letter of the alphabet, and a corresponding wildlife photo.

Katz, Susan B. ABC school's for me! Simple rhymes for each letter of the alphabet introduce children to school activities.

Koehler, Lana Wayne, Ah-choo! After deciding to get a pet, a young boy is dismayed to find that every animal he brings home, from antelope to zebra, makes his sister go "ah-choo."

Krans, Kim. ABC Dream. Beautiful drawings of creatures and natural wonders introduce the letters of the alphabet.

Leuck, Laura. Jeepers Creepers: A Monstrous ABC. Twenty-six monsters go to school and learn their letters as each one's name starts with another letter of the alphabet.

Levis, Caron. May I have a word? The letters C and K have an argument when K accuses C of stealing all the good words that start with the "k" sound.

Lobel, Anita. Animal Antics A To Z. From Adoring Alligators to Zany Zebras, with some Nice Nyalas along the way.

Lobel, Anita. Playful pigs from A to Z. One golden morning, twenty-six pigs leave their pen, race along a country road, and find a field of letters, where they play all day until Zeke Pig falls asleep on a Z and they wearily return home by moonlight.

London, Jonathan. Do Your ABC’s Little Brown Bear. As they spend a day playing together near their home, Little Brown Bear goes through his ABC’s for Papa Brown Bear.

MacDonald, Suse. Edward Lear's A Was Once an Apple Pie. A collection of twenty-six nonsense rhymes, one for each letter of the alphabet.

Martin, Bill. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree.

Martin, Susi. Animal ABC. Presents labeled color illustrations of animals for every letter of the alphabet.

Martins, Isobel Minhos. Abzzz. The letters of the alphabet help readers get ready for bed and go to sleep.

Mayer, Bill. All Aboard! A Traveling Alphabet. An alphabet book provides a presentation of the common structures one sees and uses while getting from place to place, using such images as an "O" for a looped overpass and a "B" to denote the arches of a bridge.

Museum. Museum ABC. Each letter of the alphabet stands for a word, such as cat, which is illustrated with works from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Nickle, John. Alphabet Explosion! Search and count from alien to zebra.

November, Deborah. Elmo's ABC Book (board book). Elmo, the little monster, cannot decide which is his favorite letter of the alphabet, because he has favorite things for almost every letter.

O'Connell, Rebecca. Danny Is Done with Diapers: A Potty ABC (Parent & Teacher section) Celebrates the accomplishments of children, from Adam to Zach, as each learns to use the toilet for him or herself.

Olivera, Ramon ABCs on wings. From A is for ace to Z is for zeppelin, young children will be introduced to biplanes, carriers, gliders, jets, and many more vehicles of flight.

Pallotta, Jerry. The Airplane Alphabet Book. An alphabet book that presents interesting facts about different kinds of airplanes.

Pallotta, Jerry. The Flower Alphabet Book. Describes a variety of flowers from A to Z beginning with the amaryllis and concluding with the zinnia.

Pallotta, Jerry. The Jet Alphabet Book. An alphabet book presenting unusual facts about a variety of jet planes, from the Airocomet to the Zephyr.

Parker, Marjorie Blain. A Paddling of Ducks: Animals in Groups from A to Z. Features collective nouns from A to Z, specifically group names for animals, including an army of ants, a sloth of bears, and a bask of crocodiles.

Pearson, Debora. Alphabeep: A Zipping, Zooming ABC. Describes a vehicle or street sign for every letter of the alphabet from Ambulance to Zamboni.

Pittman, Rickey E. Irish Alphabet. (Children's non-fiction 941.5 Pit) An A-to-Z exploration of Irish culture, religion, folklore, and history.

Prochovnic, Dawn Babb. A to Z sign with me : sign language for the alphabet. Playful stories introduce the American Sign Language signs for animals, foods, and the different activities of a carnival.

Rand, Beth. ABC Gulls. A flock of seagulls enjoy everyday activities in a book that provides words and sentences designed to teach each letter of the alphabet.

Roussen, Jean. Beautiful birds. Presents a rhyming, A to Z exploration of birds around the world, from albatross to zosteropidae.

Schaefer, Carole Lexa. ABCers. On a warm summer's day, children in a park find fun things to do from A to Z.

Schoonmaker, Elizabeth. Square cat ABC. Eula, the square cat, grows many vegetables in her garden but cannot be persuaded to like spinach.

Scieszka, Jon. Race from A to Z. Dump trucks, fire trucks, and even garbage trucks join in a race through the streets of Trucktown.

Sendak, Maurice. Alligators All Around. An silly alligator family's life illustrates letters of the alphabet through alliteration.

Shulman, Mark. A is For Zebra. In this book, every word ends with the featured letter of the alphabet! From A is for zebra through Z is for jazz, and silly examples such as G is for a juggling peg-leg pig in a wig, dancing a jig on a rug, this book will make kids look at the alphabet in a whole new way.

Sobel, June. Shiver Me Letters: A Pirate ABC. Having decided that R is not enough for them, a bumbling band of pirates sets sail on a quest to capture the rest of the alphabet.

Sobel, June. B is for Bulldozer: A Construction ABC. As children watch over the course of a year, builders construct a rollercoaster using tools and materials that begin with each letter of the alphabet.

Todd, Traci N. C Is for Caboose. Riding the rails from A to Z.

Townend, Jack. A railway ABC. Uses behind-the-scenes information on railroads to teach young readers the alphabet.

Twohy, Mike. Oops pounce quick run! : an alphabet caper. When a bouncing ball wakes a sleeping mouse, it's just the beginning of an alphabet adventure.

Vamos, Samantha R. Alphabet trains. Simple text uses railroads to teach children about different trains and the alphabet.

Walsh, Liam Francis. Fish. A boy and his dog reel in different letters of the alphabet while on an unusual fishing trip.

Wells, Rosemary. Max’s ABC. Max is in trouble - the Ants are taking Bites of his sandwich and drinking his Cranberry juice. Children will enjoy learning the alphabet with Max and Ruby in this charming concept book.

Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth. Alphabet House. Each room in the alphabet house contains items starting with a different letter.

Watkins, Adam F. R is for robot : a noisy alphabet. Introduces the letters and their sounds through a group of robots who attempt to build the alphabet.

Watterson, Carol. An Edible Alphabet: 26 Reasons to Love the Farm. (Children's non-fiction 630 Wat)
A rhyming alphabet that names things related to modern farming, and provides background information on each one.

Williams, Laura. ABC Kids. Presents one object, person, or animal for each letter of the alphabet, from an apple to a zipper.

Zuckerman, Andrew. Creature ABC. Alphabet book featuring two wildlife photographic portraits for each creature, offering an up-close view of the animal kingdom.