All About the Alphabet
B is for boy . . . but in Alison Jay's ABC, B also stands for basket, beehive, and butterfly! Simple in format, with a letter and word on every page and bright paintings of everyday items, "ABC" is perfect for toddlers.
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
Animalia is a book like no other. Abounding with fanciful, gorgeously detailed art, it is an alphabet book, a guessing game, and a virtual feast for the eyes. Each page features one letter and images related to that letter — as well as a hidden picture of Graeme Base as a child!
Artists Leo and Diane Dillon won their second consecutive Caldecott Medal for this stunning ABC of African culture. This Caldecott Medal-winning book gives fascinating facts about African tribes and customs. The different tribes are listed in alphabetical order, and the illustrations are rich and beautiful.
"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!
Animals awake beneath blue blankets
Everybody's favorite bunnies Max and Ruby are back, starring in their very own ABC concept book. Max's ants have escaped from their farm, and now they're searching for food. The ants start with Max's sandwich, and soon they're everywhere! Fortunately, Ruby comes to the rescue.
In an inviting look at the first day of school, simple rhyming text tells of animal children getting ready for the big event. The use of extinct animals for the more obscure letters only add to the fun.
Praise for Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten
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!
From blueberries to grapes, noodles to watermelon, this book is stuffed with fun, kid-friendly foods. On each full-color spread are photos of foods that begin with and form letters: a B is made out of blueberries, an O is made out of an orange, a Z is made out of zucchini sticks, and more!
This lively bilingual Spanish-English picture book depicts how everyday family activities such as cooking, singing, and storytelling prepare children for reading and life.