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6 Great ABC Books

Use these alphabet books to help your child discover the foundation of language.
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Alphabet Rescue
by Bruce Wood , Audrey Wood Illustrated by Bruce Wood
Engaging alphabet books are perennial bestsellers with unlimited demand, and so are books about fire trucks.
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Picture Book: $11.89

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
by John Archambault , Bill Martin Jr. Illustrated by Lois Ehlert

"A told B, and B told C, I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree."

In this lively alphabet rhyme, all the letters of the alphabet race each other up the coconut tree. Will there be enough room? Oh, no; Chicka Chicka Boom Boom!

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Paperback Book: $6.39

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Dr. Seuss's ABC
by Dr. Seuss Illustrated by Dr. Seuss

With some of Dr. Seuss's offbeat rhymes and characters, the alphabet is the subject of this book, from Aunt Annie's alligator to the Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz.

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Farm Alphabet Book
by Jane Miller

Rustic barns and shingled roofs make up the landscape of this delightful picture book. Young readers follow color photos and easy-to-read text through every letter in the alphabet and nearly every aspect of farm life.

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Paperback Book: $3.19

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Miss Spider's ABC
Series: Miss Spider
by David Kirk Illustrated by David Kirk
She gave a tea party. She got married. Then she bought a new car. Now Miss Spider prepares for her birthday party in a story that takes readers through each letter of the alphabet. Featuring his trademark brilliantly colored illustrations, David Kirk takes fans on a new round of Miss Spider magic!
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Alphabet City
by Stephen T. Johnson

In this wordless book, through realistic pastels and watercolors, Johnson proposes a new look at the urban landscape, pointing out how letters appear in a variety of places, from interstates to a simple sawhorse at a construction site.

A 1996 Caldecott honor Book

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