Sep 232021
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Looking for an interesting book to teach your little one her/his ABC’s…. we have curated everyone’s favourites from our kbc facebook group! Here goes….

For 1 – 5 years

A To Z – This is Sandra Boynton’s fun book on alphabets and gets ordered often!

Big Digger ABC: An A To Z Of Things That Go!

See, Touch, Feel: ABC (0 – 3 years)

Mrs. Peanuckle’s Alphabet book series (0 – 3 years)

The British Museum ABC (0 – 3 years)

I bought this for Darwin when he was around 8 months old and it helped to introduce Alphabets and art simultaneously to him.

-Divya

ABC’s of Virtue – (0 – 6 years) Quoting Amardeep:

Not only was the book not preachy at all, it is probably one of the most unique books I’ve ever come across. Not written in a story form, it introduces 26 key virtues every child (human) should know – one for each alphabet!

Chicka Chicka: ABCs and 123s Collection (1 – 4 years)

Once Upon An Alphabet (2 – 4 years)

A Is For Apple (lift the flap and trace) (2 – 5 years)

I wanted something colorful, interactive with both small as well as capital letters in the same page. “ A is for Apple “ is just the book with tracks to trace for capital letters and flaps to lift for small letters. Very easy to explain names and sound of letters and lays foundation for writing by enabling tracing.

-Asma

Solimo Board Book: ABC (2 – 4 years)

Solimo All In One Board Book (2 – 4 years)

Scholastic First Step Trace and Learn ABC (2 – 5 years)

Tracing if the alphabets and flaps make it interesting and easier to teach ABC to little ones.

-Divya

Chris Ferrie’s ABC’s series (2 – 5 years)

The Alphabet Book Of Lower Case Letters (2 – 8 years)

For 3 – 5 years

Dr. Seuss’s ABC  – this gets order often

The Usborne Big Book of ABC

We have Usborne. There are so many things to look at on each page! Heaps of learning and fun! We never explained what alphabet stands for what, but M is starting to pick that up on her own, thanks to this book.

-Girija
PC Asma Shaikh

Touch, Think, Learn: ABC

It has beautiful carvings in shape of letters as well as shape of object/animal starting with a particular alphabet. We had so much fun touching the embossed letter, tracing them, feeding carve outs and A to Z was familiar in no time. Thick boardbook pages are easy for very young to explore on their own.Also the book is very sturdy, next to indestructible!

-Asma

Alphabet Ice Cream illustrated by the legendary Nick Sharratt is recommended by Punidha.

This has few words in each page varying from 2-5 words. Illustrations are wow ❤️ with Nick and Sue travel throughout the book with us.

Scholastic: Little Mates (3+ years) If you wish to buy this book from Amazon, click here.

Hey, That’s An A! (3.5+ years). Achira highly recommends this book and in her review says,

If you have a smart toddler or pre-K kid who doesn’t like the idea of studying, you got to grab this book. Adu shows me how he can change into the alphabets and it is a laughing riot with all of us rolling and laughing till our tummies hurt.

Alphabet Street (3 – 7 years)

For 4 – 8 years

Alpha Oops!: The Day Z Went First

Alligators All Around

The Construction Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta

Everything from aerial ladder to laser and other vehicles used in construction has been illustrated beautifully. And a must have for Vehicle Lovers.

– Divya

Letterland: ABC

K Is For Kissing A Cool Kangaroo by the legendary Giles Andreae is also recommended by Punidha. Quoting her:

There are so many words in each page. For instance, the letter T has words – Toucan, Tiger, Teddy, Tapir, Tortoise, Turtle, Tomato, Tangerine, Toffee, Tea, Teapot, Truffle cake, Toad, Trout fish (New to me 😀, pls add if I have missed noticing anything else).The letter V has words – Vampire, vampire bats, vulture, vole, violet flower and most interestingly ‘Venus flytrap’ plant. Have you noticed it? There are very tiny things to be observed in each page. This book has rhyming text and illustration is awesome, so we sing like a song that catches my kids’ attention and make them love this ❤️. I would proudly say that I’m learning new words by teaching my kids ❤️🥰.

Thank you Asma, Girija, Neha, Achira, Divya, Punidha and Amardeep for sharing your awesome recommendations.

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