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KCLS Recommends: Children's - Preschool: ABC Books

26 Letters and 99 Cents
26 Letters and 99 Cents By Hoban, Tana Book - 1987 E HOBAN Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 36 copies

Annotation:Brightly colored photographs of letters, numbers, coins, and common objects introduce the alphabet, coinage, and the counting system.

3-D ABC A Sculptural Alphabet By Raczka, Bob Book - 2007 E730 RAC Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 11 copies

Annotation:Learn the alphabet by looking at very unusual sculptures

ABC Doctor
ABC Doctor By Murphy, Liz, 1964- Book - 2007 E618.920075 MUR Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 12 copies

Annotation:This book goes through the ABCs of visiting the doctor – from examinations and fevers to urine samples.

ABC, I Like Me!
ABC, I Like Me! By Carlson, Nancy L. Book - 1997 E158.1 CAR Available in some locations

Annotation:Bright illustrations and big, bold letter-blocks help to introduce children to the alphabet, while a friendly cast of characters show them just how easy it is to feel good about themselves, letter by letter.

ABCers By Schaefer, Carole Lexa Book - 2012 E SCHAEFER Available in some locations

Annotation:On a warm summer's day, children in a park find fun things to do from A to Z

All Aboard!
All Aboard! A Traveling Alphabet By Mayer, Bill Book - 2008 E910.4 MAY Available in some locations

Annotation:Journey from the everyday to the exotic with this alphabet on the move

All the Awake Animals Are Almost Asleep
All the Awake Animals Are Almost Asleep By Dragonwagon, Crescent Book - 2012 E DRAGONWAGON Available in some locations

Annotation:Illustrations and rhyming text portray an alphabet of animals as they prepare to go to sleep.

Alpha, Bravo, Charlie
Alpha, Bravo, Charlie The Military Alphabet By Demarest, Chris L. Book - 2005 E355.00973 DEM Available in some locations

Annotation:An alphabet book about words used by the United States military

Appaloosa Zebra
Appaloosa Zebra By Haas, Jessie Book - 2002 E HAAS Available in some locations

Annotation:Moving through the alphabet, a girl ponders the many different kinds of horses she will have when she gets older, from Appaloosa to zebra

B Is for Bulldozer
B Is for Bulldozer A Construction ABC By Sobel, June Book - 2003 E SOBEL Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 47 copies

Annotation:Get ready for a ride through the alphabet at a busy construction site for a roller coaster

Backseat A-B-see
Backseat A-B-see By Van Lieshout, Maria Book - 2012 E VAN LIESHOUT Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 19 copies

Annotation:Each letter of the alphabet is paired with a different road sign

Bang! Boom! Roar!
Bang! Boom! Roar! A Busy Crew of Dinosaurs By Evans, Nate Book - 2012 E EVANS Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 47 copies

Annotation:A mighty crew of dinosaurs converges on a vacant lot and with the help of a lot of big machinery takes readers page by page through each letter of the alphabet.

The Bouncing, Dancing, Galloping ABC
The Bouncing, Dancing, Galloping ABC By Doyle, Charlotte Book - 2006 E DOYLE Available in some locations

Annotation:An ABC of action words starring energetic children who climb, hop, and zoom their way through the alphabet

Caveman A B.C. Story By Trasler, Janee Book - 2011 E TRASLER Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 5 copies

Annotation:Illustrations and twenty-six simple words introduce the alphabet through the adventures of a cave man

Click, Clack, Quackity-quack
Click, Clack, Quackity-quack An Alphabetical Adventure By Cronin, Doreen Book - 2005 E CRONIN Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 41 copies

Annotation:An assortment of animals gathers for a picnic, spelling the alphabet along the way

Dog's ABC
Dog's ABC A Silly Story About the Alphabet By Dodd, Emma, 1969- Book - 2002 E DODD Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 29 copies

Annotation:Dog is back and into as much trouble as ever. The clumsy canine finds an alphabet's worth of adventure as he patrols his neighborhood

Eating the Alphabet
Eating the Alphabet Fruits and Vegetables From A to Z By Ehlert, Lois Book - 1989 E428.1 EHL Available in some locations Holds: 6 on 28 copies

Annotation:An alphabetical tour of the world of fruits and vegetables, from apricot and artichoke to yam and zucchini

An Edible Alphabet
An Edible Alphabet 26 Reasons to Love the Farm By Watterson, Carol Book - 2011 E630 WAT Available in some locations

Annotation:A rhyming alphabet that names things related to modern farming, and provides background information on each one.

A Fabulous Fair Alphabet
A Fabulous Fair Alphabet By Frasier, Debra Book - 2010 E FRASIER Available in some locations

Annotation:Letters of the alphabet in various graphic styles accompany words associated with fairs.

Firefighters A to Z
Firefighters A to Z By Demarest, Chris L. Book - 2000 E628.925 DEM Available in some locations

Annotation:A firefighter’s day and all the equipment used during it is portrayed letter by letter in this picture book by a volunteer firefighter.

Kipper's A to Z
Kipper's A to Z An Alphabet Adventure By Inkpen, Mick Book - 2000 E INKPEN Available in some locations

Annotation:Kipper and Arnold go on an alphabet adventure as they search for items beginning with each letter

Little Bitty Mousie
Little Bitty Mousie By Aylesworth, Jim Book - 2007 E AYLESWORTH Available in some locations

Annotation:Little Bitty Mousie sneaks into a house one night and discovers many interesting new things, as well as one very scary thing.

LMNO Peas By Baker, Keith, 1953- Book - 2010 E BAKER Available in some locations Holds: 4 on 48 copies

Annotation:Busy little peas introduce their favorite occupations, from astronaut to zoologist

Max's ABC
Max's ABC By Wells, Rosemary Book - 2006 E WELLS Available in some locations

Annotation: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.

Miss Spider's ABC
Miss Spider's ABC By Kirk, David, 1955- Book - 1998 E KIRK Available in some locations

Annotation:Jumping junebugs, very vivid violets, entertaining earthworms, and other friends of Miss Spider gather to celebrate her birthday.

Paul Thurlby's Alphabet
Paul Thurlby's Alphabet By Thurlby, Paul Book - 2011 E428.1 THU Available in some locations

Annotation:From an awesome A to a zippy Z, this is the perfect ABC book for the young and hip.

Peanut Butter and Jellyfishes
Peanut Butter and Jellyfishes A Very Silly Alphabet Book By Cleary, Brian P., 1959- Book - 2007 E428.13 CLE Available in some locations

Annotation:Take a tour of the alphabet with humorous rhyming verse and collage illustrations. Be sure to look for the letter hidden on each page.

Rainbow Fish ABC
Rainbow Fish ABC By Pfister, Marcus Book - 2002 E PFISTER Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 41 copies

Annotation:Rainbow Fish swims over, under, around, and through the letters of the alphabet.

SuperHero ABC
SuperHero ABC By McLeod, Bob Book - 2006 E MCLEOD Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 79 copies

Annotation:This unique group of superheroes from Astro-man to the Zinger sets out to save the world one letter at a time. A great introduction to the alphabet for kids who love action.

The Turn-around Upside-down Alphabet Book
The Turn-around Upside-down Alphabet Book By Ernst, Lisa Campbell Book - 2004 E428.13 ERN Available in some locations

Annotation:An alphabet book in which each letter becomes three different objects as the book is turned different directions

Twenty-six Princesses
Twenty-six Princesses By Horowitz, Dave, 1970- Book - 2008 E HOROWITZ Available in some locations

Annotation:Twenty-six princesses, one for each letter of the alphabet, go to a party at the prince's castle

Z Is for Moose
Z Is for Moose By Bingham, Kelly L., 1967- Book - 2012 E BINGHAM Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 61 copies

Annotation:A is for Apple, B is for Ball, C is for Cat and D is for...Moose? This is not your typical alphabet book! Join Moose as he finds a way onto every page of this funny book, whether it is his turn or not!

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