5 Great Books for Kids That Teach The Alphabet


One of the most wonderful parts about being a parent is taking the time to read books with my son every day. I love cuddling on the couch with a pile of books after a trip to the library and spending time together.  There are some wonderful books out there that can help you teach your child how to learn the letters of the alphabet when they are ready.  Here are some great books that can help your little one learn their ABC’s!

Books That Teach The Alphabet

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“Dr. Seuss’s ABC” by Dr. Seuss


What a timeless classic to help your children learn their ABC’s!  Enter the world of whimsical Dr. Seuss, as he takes us on a fantastic imaginative journey as only he can tell it.  From the first page to the last, this book will delight you with its silliness, rhymes and ability to teach your child both upper and lowercase letters.  A must for any kids’ bookshelf!  You can find it on Amazon.

“The Alphabet Book” by P. D. Eastman


A great book with wonderful illustrations and alliteration guaranteed to have you and your children smiling as you read together. From American Ants (holding teeny, tiny American flags!!), to a Zebra with a Zither (whose illustration is just as silly as it sounds!), this perfect little book will hold your child’s attention and help them learn the alphabet with a smile on their face!  You can find it on Amazon.

“Big Board Books Colors, ABC, Numbers” by Roger Priddy


A super addition to your young child’s library, designed with babies and toddlers in mind.  The book is full of actual photographic images rather than illustrations, which easily help young children identify the pictures they see.  This book also includes colors and numbers, as wll as the alphabet which makes it an essential part of any family’s book collection!  You can find it on Amazon.

“Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault


A fun and entertaining rhyming book, one in which the letters of the alphabet all race up a coconut tree!  Your child will love the pace of this book, and no doubt be “reading” right along with you on this silly journey!  You can find this book on Amazon.

“Eating The Alphabet” by Louis Elhert


An educational book, which teaches your child both upper and lowercase letters as well as the names of kinds of fruits and vegetables from around the world!  A favorite in our house, this book and its wonderful illustrations will have your child learning the alphabet in no time, while no doubt making you hungry at the same time!   You can find it on Amazon.

These are just a few of our favorite books that teach the alphabet to little ones. Make learning fun and your tiny tot will be spelling out words in no time at all.

Do you have any favorite books that teach the alphabet to kids? Share in the comments!

These wonderful books that help you teach your children the Alphabet are a great addition to any family’s library!  Your children will begin learning the alphabet in no time, will help lay the foundation of language, and can help your little ones love reading as well!

10 thoughts on “5 Great Books for Kids That Teach The Alphabet”

  1. I need to buy some of these! My one year old is obsessed with colours and shapes at the moment and I know it won’t be too long before she is recognizing letters.

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