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

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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 to verify the location of a book and look for other alphabet books.

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

Andersen, Karen Born. An Alphabet in Five Acts. 1993.

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

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

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

Baker, Keith. LMNO Peas. 2010.

Base, Graeme. Animalia. 1987.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cahoon, Heather. Word Play ABC. 1999.

Calmenson, Stephanie. It Begins with an A. 1993.

Chaplin, Rob. Alien Alphabet. 1994.

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

Christensen, Bonnie. An Edible Alphabet. 1994.

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

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

Cory, Fanny Y. The Fairy Alphabet of F.Y. Cory. 1991.

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

Cushman, Doug. The ABC Mystery. 1993.

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

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

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

Q.SE. D634g
DiTerlizzi, Tony. G Is for One Gzonk! : An Alpha-number-bet Book. 2006.

S.567.91 D668a
Dodson, Peter. An Alphabet of Dinosaurs. 1995.

S.590 D698a
Dolphin, Colleen. Armadillos to Zorillas: Animals from A to Z. 2008.

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

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

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

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

Fain, Kathleen. Handsigns: A Sign Language Alphabet. 1993.

Falls, C.B. ABC Book. 1998.

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

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

Gaiman, Neil. The Dangerous Alphabet. 2008.

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

Gerstein, Mordicai. The Absolutely Awful Alphabet. 1999.

Greenaway, Kate. Kate Greenaway's Alphabet. [1885]

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

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

SE. H231ab
Harper, Charley. ABCs. 2013.

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

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

Hepworth Cathi. Antics! An Alphabetical Anthology. 1992.

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

Hoban, Tana. A, B, See! 1982.

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

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

Hosta, Dar. I Love the Alphabet. 2004.

Hubbard, Woodleigh. C Is for Curious. 1990.

SE.H874a 1998
Hughes, Shirley. Alfie's ABC. 1998.

Isadora, Rachel. ABC Pop! 1999.

Jahn-Clough, Lisa. ABC Yummy. 1997.

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

Jonas, Ann. Aardvarks, Disembark! 1990.

S.973.2 K126c
Kalman, Bobbie. Colonial Times from A to Z. 1998.

S.331.702 K126c
Kalman, Bobbie. Community Helpers from A to Z. 1998.

Kirk, David. Miss Spider's ABC. 1998.

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

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

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

Q.S.371 L454t
Layne, Steven L. T Is for Teachers: A School Alphabet. 2005.

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

Lear, Edward. Edward Lear's ABC: Alphabet Rhymes for Children. 1986.

Lessac, Frane. Caribbean Alphabet. 1994.

Lionni, Leo. Letters to Talk About. 1985.

Lobel, Anita. Alison's Zinnia. 1990.

Lobel, Anita. Away from Home. 1994.

Q. SE.M126t
Maccarone, Grace. The Three Bears ABC: An Alphabet Book. 2013.

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.

McLeod, Bob. SuperHero ABC. 2006.

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

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

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

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

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

Onyefulu, Ifeoma. A Is for Africa. 1993.

Q.S.629.13334 P179a
Pallotta, Jerry. The Airplane Alphabet Book. 1997.

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

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

Pallotta, Jerry. The Victory Garden Vegetable Alphabet Book. 1992.

Pandell, Karen. Animal Action ABC. 1996.

Patterson, Rhodes. ZYX: 26 Poetic Portraits. 1989.

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

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

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

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

Pienkowski, Jan. ABC Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures. 1993.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ruurs, Margriet. A Mountain Alphabet. 1996.

Ryden, Hope. ABC of Crawlers and Flyers. 1996.

Sabuda, Robert. The Christmas Alphabet. 1994.

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

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

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

Schories, Pat. Over Under in the Garden: An Alphabet Book. 1996.

Seeger, Laura Vaccaro. The Hidden Alphabet. 2003.

Seeger, Laura Vaccaro. Walter Was Worried. 2005.

Seeley, Laura L. The Book of Shadowboxes: A Story of the ABCs. 1990.

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.

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

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

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

Spirin, Gennadii. A Apple Pie. 2005.

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

Stutson, Caroline. Prairie Primer: A to Z. 1996.

Sullivan, Charles. Alphabet Animals. 1991.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Wilbur, Richard. The Disappearing Alphabet. 1998.

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

Williams, Laura. ABC Kids. 2000.

Wood, Audrey. Alphabet Mystery. 2003.

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.

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