Discover the ultimate list of children’s books about the alphabet! Introduce your child to letters and words by reading these top ABC books.
Every week, my kids would come home from preschool with worksheets on a particular letter. Their teachers would focus on one letter at a time, exploring its shape, sounds, and the various words that start with it.
And no wonder. Early literacy starts with recognizing letters, and the alphabet gives us 26 opportunities to teach them.
But perhaps one of the best ways to expose your child to the alphabet and learning to read is to read about it. Reading a variety of books about the ABC’s is a subtle but effective way to teach the letters without outright teaching them.
So, I’ve compiled several fantastic alphabet books. Read these children’s books about the alphabet as you would any picture book. Don’t pressure your child to memorize the letters or quiz her on what each one sounds like.
Instead, encourage a love of reading and let the simple exposure to the 26 letters of the alphabet do its job. Take a look at my favorite selections of books:
Children’s books about the alphabet
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