I sometimes struggle to find good books when there is an overabundance on a certain topic. Alphabet books would definitely fall into that category. There are SO many that it can really be overwhelming trying to find a handful of great picture books to help teach your students or children about the alphabet. I have compiled some of my favorite alphabet books from teaching over the years and wanted to share them with you. Here are my 12 favorite alphabet books.
Join the letters of the alphabet as they race each other to the top of the coconut tree in this bright and lively rhyme.
Ehlert introduces fruits and vegetables from around the world while teaching upper and lower case letters.
Young readers can explore construction equipment through the alphabet in this vibrant book.
Dr Seuss ignites the imagination in this wonderful and whimsical exploration of the alphabet.
An alphabet book with a twist: young readers will learn their letters through a fun mystery.
Why is ‘Q’ for ‘Duck’? Because it goes ‘Quack!’ Enjoy the riddle-like nature of this lively, humorous book.
Join peas in a variety of alphabetized occupations on a journey through the alphabet in this vibrant and original book.
When the wind blows, the letters in the alphabet tree have to stick together to stay strong…forming words and sentences!
A quirky look at the alphabet through odd shaped rocks – sure to inspire kids to go searching for their own!
A band of pirates set off to capture the alphabet in this rollicking adventure.
A wordless ABC, where the letters are hidden in plain sight in the urban landscape.
The ‘little’ letters are ready to help teach the ABCs, but little I lost her dot. Join the letters on an adventure as they formulate a plan to save the day.
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