Letter of the Week Preschool Book List

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I’ve debated making this list public for a while, but finally decided to do it, as I know I would have LOVED to find someone’s master list when I was coming up with my own.

Yes, it’s a lot of books. I know this. Before I came up with the list I went through our books and tried to match up as many as I could with each letter or theme. I bought (almost) all of the books used, which also saved me a lot of money.

First, I’ll start by saying that we read Chicka Chicka Boom Boom every Friday that we have a letter. It’s going to be one well used book by the end of the school year!

Most have 4 books (normal school week) and a few have 5 books (holiday and themed weeks.)

Letter A
Ten Apples Up on Top by Dr. Seuss
How Do Apples Grow? by Betsy Maestro
Animals Should Definitely NOT Wear Clothes by Judi Barrett
The Lady With the Alligator Purse by Nadine Bernard Westcott

Letter B
The B Book by Dr. Seuss
My, Oh My, A Butterfly! by Tish Rabe
Buzz, Buzz, Busy Bee
Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You? by Dr. Seuss

Letter C
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina
Corduroy by Don Freeman
The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

Letter D
Oh, Say, Can You Say Dinosaur? by Bonnie Worth
Rumble in the Jungle by Giles Andrae
How Do Dinosaur’s Say Goodnight? by Jane Yolen
Go, Dog, Go! by PD Eastman

Letter E
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
The Elves and the Shoemaker by Jacob Grimm
But No Elephants by Jerry Smath

Letter F
The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
The Foot Book by Dr. Seuss
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
A Fish Out of Water by Helen Palmer

Letter G
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
The Bubble Gum Kid by Stu Smith
Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae
Franklin and the Bubble Gum by Sharon Jennings

Letter H
Horton Hears A Who! by Dr. Seuss
Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Suess
Hattie Hippo by Christine Loomis
Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion

Letter I
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff
If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Numeroff
If You Take a Mouse to School by Laura Numeroff
Inchworm and A Half by Elinor J Pinczes

Letter J
Arthur’s Jelly Beans by Marc Brown
The Giant Jam Sandwich by John Vernon
Jamberry by Bruce Degen
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow

Letter K
Three Little Kittens by Paul Galdone
The Kissing Monster by Marion Dane Bauer
Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? by Eric Carle
The Frog Who Would Be King by Kate Walker

Letter L
The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
Ten Little Ladybugs by Melanie Gerth
Ladybug Girl by David Soman
Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes

Letter M
The Monster at the End of This Book by Jon Stone
If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Numeroff
Are You My Mother? by PD Eastman
Milk and Cookies by Frank Asch

Letter N
The Best Nest by PD Eastman
The Napping House by Audrey Wood
Too Much Noise by Ann McGovern
A Nest Full of Eggs by Priscilla Belz Jenkins

Letter O
Angry Octopus by Lori Lite
Owl Babies by Martin Waddell
Have You Ever Seen an Octopus with a Broom? by Etta Kaner
An Octopus Is Amazing by Patricia Lauber

 Letter P
Too Many Pumpkins by Linda White
The Runaway Pumpkin by Kevin Lewis
Duck & Goose, Find a Pumpkin by Tad Hills
Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman

Letter Q
The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco
The Quiltmaker’s Gift by Jeff Brumbeau
Quick As a Cricket by Audrey Wood
Waddle, Waddle, Quack, Quack, Quack by Barbara Anne Skalak

Letter R
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
Little Red Riding Hood by Trina Schart Hyman
The Magic School Bus Makes A Rainbow by Joanna Cole
Over the Rainbow by Judy Collins

Letter S
The Biggest Snowman Ever by Steven Kroll
A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon
The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle
The Sneetches by Dr. Seuss

Letter T
Trouble with Trolls by Jan Brett
Teddy Bears’ Picnic by Jimmy Kennedy
How the Turtle Got Its Shell by Justine Fontes
Ten Tiny Turtles by Paul Cherrill

Letter U
Great Day for Up by Dr. Seuss
Umbrella Day by Nancy Evans Cooney
The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin
The Umbrella by Jan Brett

Letter V
The Berenstain Bears’ Funny Valentine by Stan Berenstain
Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! by Laura Numeroff
Arthur’s Valentine by Marc Brown
The Night Before Valentine’s Day Natasha Wing

Letter W
There’s a Wocket in My Pocket by Dr. Seuss
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
One Watermelon Seed by Celia Lottridge
Wings on Things by Marc Brown

Letter X
Fox in Socks by Dr. SeussThe Lorax by Dr. Seuss
Jessica’s X-Ray by Pat Zonta
Dr. Seuss’s ABC by Dr. Seuss

Letter Y
Yard Sale! by DK Publishing
Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss
The Yawn Heard ‘Round the World by Scott Thomas
You Can Do It, Sam by Amy Hest

Letter Z
Curious George Visits the Zoo by Margaret Ray
If I Ran the Zoo by Dr. Seuss
Put Me in the Zoo by Robert Lopshire
Zoom! Zoom! Zoom!: I’m off to the moon! by Dan Yaccarino

Thanksgiving
Fancy Nancy: Our Thanksgiving Banquet by Jane O’Connor
‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilkey
Five Silly Turkeys by Salina Yoon
This First Thanksgiving Day by Laura Krauss Melmed
The Best Thanksgiving Ever! by Teddy Slater

Christmas
J Is for Jesus by Chrystal Bowman
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr. Seuss
Fancy Nancy’s Splendiferous Christmas by Jane O’Connor
Legend of the Christmas Stocking by Rick Osborne
The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore

Ocean
A Whale of a Tale! by Bonnie Worth
Wish for a Fish by Bonnie Worth
Mister Seahorse by Eric Carle
Down by the Bay by Raffi
Somewhere in the Ocean by Jennifer Ward

Princesses
The Princess and the Pea by Hans Christian Andersen
Fancy Nancy by Jane O’Connor
Tea for Ruby by Duchess Sarah Ferguson
The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch
The Twelve Dancing Princesses by Marianna Meyer

St. Patrick’s Day
Too Many Leprechauns by Stephen Krensky
The Leprechaun’s Gold by Pamela Duncan Edwards
The Luckiest St. Patrick’s Day Ever by Teddy Slater
Jack and the Leprechaun by Ivan Robertson
The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day by Natasha Wing

Space
There’s No Place Like Space by Tish Rabe
The Moon Seems to Change by Franklyn M. Branley
The Planets in Our Solar System by Franklyn M. Branley
The Magic School Bus Sees Stars by Nancy White
Fancy Nancy: Stellar Stargazer! by Jane O’Connor

Farm
Old Macdonald Had a Farm
Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown
Mrs. Wishy-Washy’s Farm by Joy Cowley
Barn Dance! by Bill Martin Jr.
Big Egg by Molly Coxe

Easter
Fancy Nancy’s Elegant Easter by Jane O’Connor
The Berenstain Bears and the Real Easter Eggs by Stan Berenstein
The Biggest Easter Basket Ever by Steven Kroll
The Night Before Easter by Natasha Wing

Circus
If I Ran the Circus by Dr. Seuss
Clifford At The Circus by Norman Bridwell
You See a Circus, I See… by Mike Downs
Paddington Bear at the Circus by Michael Bond
Emeline at the Circus by Marjorie Priceman

Ballerina
Angelina Ballerina by Katharine Holabird
I Wear My Tutu Everywhere! by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
Ella Bella Ballerina and Swan lake by James Mayhew
Ballerina Princess by RH Disney
Belinda, the Ballerina by Amy Young

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