Preschool and Picture Books

Theme: Letter by Letter

ABeCedarios - (ISBN: 978-1933693132)

by Cynthis Weill

Revel in the marvelous art that you will see in the pages of this alphabet book. What’s more: the words are in both English and Spanish for a true bilingual approach.

An Annoying ABC - (ISBN: 978-0375867088)

by Barbara Bottner

Picture yourself one day in a preschool class. Enjoy seeing how all the children in the class annoy each other. Notice that the names of the children follow the order of the alphabet! Try writing a similar book with members of your family! What activities disturb some of the members?

Chicka Chicka ABC - (ISBN: 978-0671878931)

by Bill Martin

Listen to this story a few times and you will be able to recite this book by heart very soon. The rhymes and pace of the pages are delightful fun, and you will finish the book without noticing you are done with 26 alphabetic pages!

Dr. Seuss’s ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book - (ISBN: 978-0679882817)

Find out all the words you know by looking at each page of this book carefully! Learn the alphabet and say all the words as you turn the pages. Can you think of other words to add?

LMNO Peas - (ISBN: 978-1416991410)

by Keith Baker

Find out about the possibilities of activities you can try and hobbies you can pursue by strolling through the extremely attractive pages of peas doing things! Pages and activities come in alphabetical order, so it is easy to learn the alphabet as you “read”: the letters are big and multi-colored! What is your favorite “pea” activity?

Eating the Alphabet - (ISBN: 978-0152010362)

by Lois Ehlert

Lemonade, and other Poems Squeezed from a Single Word - (ISBN: 978-1250018946)

by Bob Raczka

Mrs. Spider’s ABC Book - (ISBN: 978-0590282796)

by David Kirk

The Human Alphabet - (ISBN: 978-1596430662)

Activities for this Theme

Check out more alphabet activities


Try making your body into alphabet shapes! Play a game and see if your friends and family can guess what letter you are!


Look for an alphabet book about your state in this series. (for example:B is for Badger: A Wisconsin Alphabet).