Book List

16 Books That Teach The Alphabet

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Welcome to our Book List series! This will be replacing our Recommended Reads posts. We hope to publish a new booklist once a month. We’re starting off with our top 16 favorite books that teach the alphabet.

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Board Book)

One of the most well beloved alphabet books, Chicka Chicka has bright colors that easily catch the eye of your baby or toddler. Keep in mind that if you get the board book version, it will only include half of what is in the picture book version (don’t worry, it will still make sense).

Dr. Seuss’s ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book!

Another classic alphabet book, Dr. Seuss alliterates to the extreme in tongue twisting version.

I Spy Little Letters

A simple I Spy book where kids can look for letters on each page. Not only does it teach little ones the alphabet, it also introduces them to riddles!

ABCs on Wheels

Perfect for those babies and toddlers who love vehicles.

ABCs on Wings

Learn about airplanes all the while learning the ABCs!

Eric Carle’s ABC

It’s an Eric Carle book… you know it’s going to be bright, colorful, and fun! 🙂

Animal Alphabet: Slide and Seek the ABCs

This fun and interactive slide-and-seek book will keep your baby or toddler interested by engaging them in the learning of the ABCs.

My Book of Letters (Mickey Mouse)

Go on an alphabet adventure with Mickey Mouse and his friends!

My First ABC (My First Books)

Help your baby or toddler learn the letters of the alphabet by looking at pictures of all different kinds of objects that start with each letter. This is a very baby and toddler friendly book!

Hooper Humperdink…? Not Him! (Bright & Early Books(R))

This book more subtlety teaches the ABCs by alphabetically listing all the names of the children a boy is planning on inviting to his birthday party.

My Foodie ABC: A Little Gourmet’s Guide

Ever wondered if there was a food that started with X? Well, there is! Children will learn about the cuisines in different cultures through a foodie alphabet.

Historical ABC books (Greg Paprocki)

If you are a history buff, this series probably has a book for you. They’ve got alphabets for the Roaring Twenties, the Jazz Era, the Stone Age, Victorian Era, Wild West, Christmas, Halloween, and the list goes on!

I Stink!

While the bulk of this book explains how garbage trucks work, it does also teach the alphabet as the garbage truck lists of 26 items that he likes to eat.

Alphabet Trucks

For a child who loves trucks, this alphabet goes through 26 different trucks that each start with a different letter.

Sleepy ABC Board Book

This lovely little book is perfect as a bedtime story.

Black and White Rabbit’s ABC (Little Rabbit Books)

Little Rabbit is on a mission to create a painting for his mom. Each of the steps corresponds with a letter of the alphabet.

The Sleepy Little Alphabet: A Bedtime Story from Alphabet Town

It’s time for the lowercased letters to go to bed, but they aren’t really sleepy yet!