The School Collection: Children's Literature at the Education and Social Science Library
The School Collection: Children's Literature at the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library

Selected Bibliography of Alphabet Books

Titles in this bibliography are part of the School (S-) Collection of the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (SSHEL). Alphabet books published prior to 1946 and pop-up books are in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML), or Rare Book Oak Street (RBOS) and are non-circulating. Search the Online Library Catalog for the location of other alphabet books with a subject search of "alphabet books."


Animals

S.811 Ar23n
Archer, Peggy. Name that Dog! 2010.

Q.SE.B291a
Base, Graeme. Animalia. 1987.

Q.SE.B457a
Bernhard, Durga. Alphabeasts: A Hide and Seek Alphabet Book. 1993.

Q. SE. B531z
Bingham, Kelly. Z Is for Moose.  2012.

SE.B812a
Brown, Marcia. All Butterflies: An ABC. 1974.

SE.B1123e
Cabat, Erni. Erni Cabat's Magical ABC: Animals Around the Farm. 1992.

Q.SE.H412a
Hepworth Cathi. Antics! An Alphabetical Anthology. 1992.

S.590H781a
Horenstein, Henry. A Is For...? A Photographer's Alphabet of Animals. 1999.

Q.SE.J692a
Jonas, Ann. Aardvarks, Disembark! 1990.

SE.L783p
Lobel, Anita. Playful Pigs from A to Z. 2015.

Q.SE.M55w
Merriam, Eve. Where Is Everybody?: An Animal Alphabet. 1989.

SE.M917v 1997
Mullins, Patricia. V for Vanishing: An Alphabet of Endangered Animals.1997.

SE.P192a
Pandell, Karen. Animal Action ABC. 1996.

S.428.1 P363a
Pelham, David. ABC Fun: Applebee Cat's Activity Alphabet. 1997.

Q.SE.Sa112a
Saaf, Donald. The ABC Animal Orchestra. 2016.

Q.S.590.73 Sm622z
Smith, Marie. Z Is for Zookeeper: S Zoo Alphabet. 2005.

Q.SE.Su53a
Sullivan, Charles. Alphabet Animals. 1991.

Q.S.411 W4958a
Werner, Sharon. Alphabeasties and Other Amazing Types. 2009.

Q. S. 428.1 Z198
Woop Studios. A Zeal of Zebras: An Alphabet of Collective Nouns. 2011.

S.590 Z833c
Zuckerman, Andrew. Creature ABC. 2009.

Multilingual/Multicultural

Q.S.861 Ad11g
Ada, Alma Flor. Gathering the Sun: An A B C in Spanish and English. 1997.

SE.B6445f
Borlenghi, Patricia. From Albatross to Zoo: An Alphabet Book in Five Languages. 1992.

SE.B8144a
Brown, Ruth. Alphabet Times Four: An International ABC. 1991.

S.468 AL28
Connelly, Gwen. El Alfabeto. 1991.

Q.S.599.763 D371o
Delacre, Lulu. Olinguito, de la A a la Z!: Descubriendo el Bosque Nublado. 2016.

SE.Ed97a
Edwards, Michelle. Alef-Bet: A Hebrew Alphabet Book. 1992.

SE.F321j
Feelings, Muriel. Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book. 1974.

S. 419 H367si
Heller, Lora.  Sign Language ABC.  2012.

Q.S.613.7042 K255
Maze, Stephanie.  Keeping Fit from A to Z (Mantente en Forma de la A a la Z) . 1992.

S.411 Sa46miE
Salas, Michele. A de Alphabeto (A Is for Alphabet). 2003.

Q.S.495.6 W462a
Wells, Ruth. A to Zen. 1992.

Q.S.975.3 Sm62n
Smith, Marie. N Is for Our Nation's Capital: A Washington D.C. Alphabet. 2005.

Regional

S.974.1 B768L
Briggs, Kelly Paul. Island Alphabet: An ABC of Maine Islands. 1995.

Q.S.591.981 D249a
Darling, Kathy. Amazon ABC. 1996.

Q.S.630.973 G277c
Geisert, Arthur. Country Road ABC: An Illustrated Journey Through America's Farmland. 2010.

S.591.979 H369c
Helman, Andrea. C Is for Coyote: A Southwest Alphabet Book. 2002.

Q.S.577.51H665w
Hodge, Deborah. West Coast Wild: A Nature Alphabet. 2015.

Q.SE.L5662c
Lessac, Frane. Caribbean Alphabet. 1994.

SE.On9a
Onyefulu, Ifeoma. A Is for Africa. 1993.

SE.R94m
Ruurs, Margriet. A Mountain Alphabet. 1996.

Science/Nature

Q.S.523.1 Am3513a
American Museum of Natural History. ABC Universe. 2015.

Q.S.567.9 C8868p
Crowther, Robert. Robert Crowther's Pop-Up Dinosaur ABC. 2015.

Q.S.591.92 D7436
Doubilet, Anne. Under the Sea from A to Z. 1991.

Q.S.623.8 K634t
Kirk, Shoshanna. T Is for Tugboat: Navigating the Seas from A to Z. 2008.

Q.S.578.76 P179f
Olivera, Ramon. ABCs on Wings. 2015.

Q.S.578.76 P179f
Pallotta, Jerry. The Freshwater Alphabet Book. 1996.

Q.S.428.13 P281w
Paulauski, Patrick. W Is for Wind: A Weather Alphabet. 2005.

Q.S.520.3 R312a
Ressmeyer, Roger. Astronaut to Zodiac: A Young Stargazer's Alphabet. 1992.

Q.S.551.46 Sp33a
Spencer, Carolyn. Alphabet Sea. 1999.

Q.S.811 St98o
Stutson, Caroline. On the River ABC. 1993.

S.508 V655a
Viano, Hannah. B is for Bear: A Natural Alphabet. 2015.

Silly/Fanciful

SE.An78a
Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno's Alphabet: An Adventure in Imagination. 1975.

Q.SE.B1744lm
Baker, Keith. LMNO Peas. 2010.

Q.SE.C119w
Cahoon, Heather. Word Play ABC. 1999.

SE.C581p
Cleary, Brian P. Peanut Butter and Jellyfishes: A Very Silly Alphabet Book. 2007.

SE.C3652a
Chaplin, Rob. Alien Alphabet.1994.

S.398.8C85a 1981
Crane, Walter. An Alphabet of Old Friends and the Absurd ABC. 1981.

SE. C996ca
Czekaj, Jef. A Call for a New Alphabet. 2011.

Q.SE.G127d
Gaiman, Neil. The Dangerous Alphabet. 2008.

Q.SE.G919a
Grover, Max. The Accidental Zucchini: An Unexpected Alphabet. 1993.

Q. SE. H785t
Horowitz, Dave. Twenty-six Princesses. 2008.

Q.SE. K8374al
Kontis, Alethea. AlphaOops!: H Is for Halloween. 2010.

Q.SE. K863a
Krans, Kim. ABC Dream. 2016.

Q.SE.M225s
McLeod, Bob. SuperHero ABC. 2006.

Q. S.428.1 N536a
Nickle, John. Alphabet Explosion!: Search and Count from Alien to Zebra. 2006.

SE. R727a
Rosenthal, Amy Krouse. Al Pha’s Bet. 2011.

S.811 St33a
Steig, Jeanne. Alpha Beta Chowder. 2016.

Q.SE.V263z
Van Allsburg, Chris. The Alphabet Theatre Proudly Presents the Z was Zapped: A Play in Twenty-Six Acts. 1987.

Q.SE.V814al
Viorst, Judith. The Alphabet from A to Z (With Much Confusion on the Way). 1994.

Q.S.811W641di
Wilbur, Richard. The Disappearing Alphabet. 1998.

Art

Q.S.421.1 G9379a:E
Guery, Ann, et al. Alphab'art: Find the Letters Hidden in the Paintings. 2010.

S.428.1Is1a
Isadora, Rachel. ABC Pop! 1999.

Q.S.709.2 J6375a
Johnson, Stephen. A Is for Art: An Abstract Alphabet. 2008.

SE.M5832i
Micklethwait, Lucy. I Spy: An Alphabet in Art. 1992.

Q.SE.P277z
Patterson, Rhodes. ZYX: 26 Poetic Portraits. 1989.

S.746.970973 P281e
Paul, Ann Whitford. Eight Hands Round: A Patchwork Alphabet. 1991.

S.428.1 P364g
Pelletier, David. The Graphic Alphabet. 1996.

S. 730 R115t
Raczka, Bob. 3-D ABC: A Sculptural Alphabet. 2007.

Other

Q.SE.An231a
Andersen, Karen Born. An Alphabet in Five Acts. 1993.

SE. As36m
Ashman, Linda. M Is for Mischief: An A to Z of Naughty Children. 2008.

SE. B659a
Bottner, Barbara. An Annoying ABC.  2011.

SE.B813sL 2010
Brown, Margaret Wise. Sleepy ABC. 2010.

Q.SE.B382a
Bryan, Ashley. Ashley Bryan's ABC of African American Poetry. 1997.

SE.B93j 1986
Burningham, John. John Burningham's ABC. 1986.

Q.S.920.72 C4627a
Chin-Lee, Cynthia. Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World. 2005.

SE.C4627e
Christensen, Bonnie. An Edible Alphabet. 1994.

SE.D156s
Daleo, Morgan Simone. A Spirited Alphabet From A to Z. 1999.

SE. D7732a
Doyle, Elizabeth. A B See. 2015.

Q.SE.Eh56e
Ehlert, Lois. Eating the Alphabet: Fruits and Vegetables from A to Z. 1989.

SE.EL583a
Elliott, David. An Alphabet of Rotten Kids! 1991.

Q.SE.F197a
Falls, C.B. ABC Book. 1998.

S.394.261 F753k
Ford, Juwanda. K Is for Kwanzaa: A Kwanzaa Alphabet Book. 1997.

S.741.5944 F871p:E
Fred. Cast Away on the Letter A: A Philemon Adventure. 2014.

S.428.1G325a
Gerstein, Mordicai. The Absolutely Awful Alphabet. 1999.

S.745.6G82a
Greenaway, Kate. Kate Greenaway's Alphabet. [1885]

Q.S.797.332 H449t
Herzog, Brad. T Is for Touchdown: A Football Alphabet. 2004.

Q.SE.H861c
Hubbard, Woodleigh. C Is for Curious. 1990.

S.421.1 J6375al
Johnson, Stephen. Alphabet School. 2015.

Q.S.331.702082 K963w
Kunstadter, Maria A. Women Working A to Z. 1994.

S.821L47e 1999
Lear, Edward. An Edward Lear Alphabet. 1999.

SE.L661le
Lionni, Leo. Letters to Talk About. 1985.

Q.SE.M3632c
Martin, Bill, Jr. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. 1989.

Q.S.796.357 M179b
McGuinness, Lisa. B Is for Baseball: Running the Bases from A to Z. 2009.

Q.S.391.009 M222w
McLaren, Chesley, et al. When Royals Wore Ruffles: A Funny and Fashionable Alphabet! 2009.

Q. S.793.73 M926m
Munro, Roxie. Mazeways: A to Z. 2007.

Q.S.624 P179c
Pallotta, Jerry. The Construction Alphabet Book. 2006.

Q.S.207 P93b
Prieto, Anita C. B Is for Bookworm: A Library Alphabet. 2005.

SE.R329CL
Rey, H. A. Curious George Learns the Alphabet. 1963.

Q.SE.R816a
Royston, Angela. The A-to-Z Book of Cars. 1991.

Q.SE.Sa132c
Sabuda, Robert. The Christmas Alphabet. 1994.

S.468.13 Sa315a
Samoyault, Tiphaine. Alphabetical Order: How the Alphabet Began. 1998.

SE.Sca77rsLa
Scarry, Richard. Richard Scarry's Little ABC. 1998.

S.428.1Se326h
Seeger, Laura Vaccaro. The Hidden Alphabet. 2003.

SE.G27d 1996
Seuss, Dr. Dr. Seuss's ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book! 1996.

Q.SE. Si176sl
Sierra, Judy. Sleepy Little Alphabet: A Bedtime Story from Alphabet Town. 2009.

SE.A91
Spirin, Gennadii. A Apple Pie. 2005.

Q.S.796.323 Ul5j
Ulmer, Michael. J Is for Jump Shot: A Basketball Alphabet. 2005.

S.811Up1h 1998
Updike, John. Helpful Alphabet of Friendly Objects: Poems. 1998.

Q.SE.V256al
Vamos, Samantha R. Alphabet Trains. 2015.

SE. V326bu
Van Lieshout, Maria. Backseat A-B-See.2012.

SE.W6452my
Wilder, Laura Ingalls. My Little House ABC. 1997.

Q.SE.W852am
Wood, Audrey. Alphabet Mystery. 2003.

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