Early Literacy - Writing

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Reading and writing go together. To get them ready check out these books that have fun with letters.


Debra Frasier
Description: Letters of the alphabet in various graphic styles accompany words associated with fairs
Call Number: E Fra
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 13, 2011
Sandra Boynton
Description: A variety of humorous animal characters introduce the letters of the alphabet
Call Number: BB Boy
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Suse MacDonald, Edward Lear
Description: A collection of twenty-six nonsense rhymes, one for each letter of the alphabet
Call Number: E Mac
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 13, 2011
Bernard Most
Description: A young T-Rex loves his ABCs so much that he eats them up, experiencing on each letter a word that begins with that letter
Call Number: E Mos
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Nancy L Carlson
Description: An alphabet book that explores self-esteem
Call Number: E Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Ross Macdonald
Description: Words about sound and noise illustrate the letters of the alphabet
Call Number: E Mac
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 13, 2011
Sharon Werner, Sarah Nelson Forss
Description: Illustrations of animals and other objects for each letter of the alphabet, designed from that letter in different type-faces, introduce the different letters and the ways that different typography can express different ideas
Call Number: E Wer
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Audrey Wood, Bruce Robert Wood
Description: While on vacation in Alphabet City, Little e and the other lowercase letters repair an old fire truck and come to the rescue when a fire engulfs the letter-making factory
Call Number: E Woo
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Denise Fleming
Description: A mouse works his way through the alphabet as he folds the "F," measures the "M, " and rolls the "R."
Call Number: E Fle
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Anita Lobel
Call Number: E Lob
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Nick Bruel
Description: When a kitty discovers there is no cat food in the house, she decides to become very, very bad
Call Number: E Bru
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 13, 2011
Bill Martin, John Archambault, Lois Ehlert
Description: An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree
Call Number: E Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Andrew Zuckerman
Description: Alphabet book featuring two wildlife photographic portraits for each creature, offering an up-close view of the animal kingdom
Call Number: E Zuc
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
H.A. Rey
Description: The man with the yellow hat illustrates the alphabet for his curious monkey friend
Call Number: E Rey
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Lois Ehlert
Description: An alphabetical tour of the world of fruits and vegetables, from apricot and artichoke to yam and zucchini
Call Number: E Ehl
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Leslie McGuirk
Description: Displays photographs of rocks that resemble the letters of the alphabet and objects represented by each letter
Call Number: E McG
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 13, 2011
Deborah Lee Rose, Steve Jenkins
Description: An alphabet book featuring twenty-six animals found in the ocean and including endnotes giving additional details about each of these sea creatures
Call Number: J 591.77 Ros
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Mick Inkpen
Description: Kipper the dog and his friend Arnold work through the alphabet by collecting animals and other things for each letter
Call Number: E Ink
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Keith Baker
Description: Busy little peas introduce their favorite occupations, from astronaut to zoologist
Call Number: E Bak
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 13, 2011
Jim Aylesworth, Stephen Gammell
Description: Rhyming text and illustrations follow a mischievous old black fly through the alphabet as he has a very busy bad day landing where he should not be
Call Number: E Ayl
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Don Robb, Anne Smith
Description: See how the Roman alphabet began and how it has changed through the years
Call Number: J 411 Rob
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Brian P. Cleary, Betsy E. Snyder
Description: Rhyming, nonsensical verses introduce the alphabet. Readers are asked to find hidden letters in the illustrations
Call Number: E Cle
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 13, 2011
Margaret Wise Brown, Karen Katz
Description: Simple rhymes for each letter of the alphabet are illustrated with an array of toddlers and babies saying goodnight
Call Number: E Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 13, 2011
Christopher Raschka
Description: Illustrations and simple text for each letter of the alphabet demonstrate the sounds made by that letter
Call Number: E Ras
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 13, 2011
Leo Lionni
Description: After a storm blows some of them away, the letters on the alphabet tree learn from a strange bug to be stronger by forming words, then a caterpillar comes along and tells them that words are not enough; they must say something important
Call Number: E Lio
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 13, 2011
Martina Jirankova-Limbrick
Description: Illustrations representing each letter of the alphabet reveal a variety of objects for the reader to identify
Call Number: E Jir
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 13, 2011
Jerry Pallotta, Rob Bolster
Call Number: E Pal
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 13, 2011
Lisa Campbell Ernst
Description: An alphabet book in which each letter becomes three different objects as the book is turned different directions, as when A becomes a bird's beak, a drippy ice cream cone, and the point of a star
Call Number: E Ern
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Todd H Doodler
Description: A child who visited the zoo at age two shares drawings and rhymes featuring an animal for each letter of the alphabet
Call Number: E Doo
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 13, 2011
Jon Agee
Description: Everybody has a job to do, and so does the letter Z. But when the workday's done, Z goes home
Call Number: E Age
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 13, 2011
A Fabulous Fair Alphabet
Debra Frasier
E Fra
If Rocks Could Sing : A Discovered Alphabet
Leslie McGuirk
E McG
A To Z
Sandra Boynton
BB Boy
Into The A, B, Sea : An Ocean Alphabet
Deborah Lee Rose, Steve Jenkins
J 591.77 Ros
A Was Once An Apple Pie
Suse MacDonald, Edward Lear
E Mac
Kipper's A To Z
Mick Inkpen
E Ink
ABC T-Rex
Bernard Most
E Mos
LMNO Peas
Keith Baker
E Bak
ABC, I Like Me!
Nancy L Carlson
E Car
Old Black Fly
Jim Aylesworth, Stephen Gammell
E Ayl
Achoo! Bang! Crash! : A Noisy Alphabet
Ross Macdonald
E Mac
Ox, House, Stick : The History Of Our Alphabet
Don Robb, Anne Smith
J 411 Rob
Alphabeasties And Other Amazing Types
Sharon Werner, Sarah Nelson Forss
E Wer
Peanut Butter And Jellyfishes : A Very Silly Alphabet Book
Brian P. Cleary, Betsy E. Snyder
E Cle
Alphabet Rescue
Audrey Wood, Bruce Robert Wood
E Woo
Sleepy ABC
Margaret Wise Brown, Karen Katz
E Bro
Alphabet Under Construction
Denise Fleming
E Fle
Talk To Me About The Alphabet
Christopher Raschka
E Ras
Animal Antics, A To Z
Anita Lobel
E Lob
The Alphabet Tree
Leo Lionni
E Lio
Bad Kitty
Nick Bruel
E Bru
The Artful Alphabet
Martina Jirankova-Limbrick
E Jir
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Bill Martin, John Archambault, Lois Ehlert
E Mar
The Construction Alphabet Book
Jerry Pallotta, Rob Bolster
E Pal
Creature ABC
Andrew Zuckerman
E Zuc
The Turn-Around Upside-Down Alphabet Book
Lisa Campbell Ernst
E Ern
Curious George Learns The Alphabet
H.A. Rey
E Rey
The Zoo I Drew
Todd H Doodler
E Doo
Eating The Alphabet : Fruits And Vegetables From A To Z
Lois Ehlert
E Ehl
Z Goes Home
Jon Agee
E Age