Let’s read books that start with the letter A! Part of a good Letter A lesson plan will include reading. A Letter A Book List is an essential part of your preschool curriculum whether that is in the classroom or at home. In learning the letter A, your child will master letter A recognition which can be accelerated through reading books with the letter A.
Learn the Letter A Through REading
There are so many fun letter books for preschool age kids. They tell the letter A story with bright illustrations and compelling plot lines. These books work great for letter of the day reading, book week ideas for preschool, letter recognition practice or just sitting down and reading!
Related: Check out our list of best preschool workbooks!
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Letter A Books to Teach the Letter A
These are some of our favorites! Learning the Letter A is easy, with these fun books to read and enjoy with your little one.
1. Hey, Little Ant
To squish, or not to squish? This fun little book attempts to answer the classic childhood question. But with a twist! It turns out, ants can talk, if you are only willing to listen.
2. The Lady With The Alligator Purse
This illustrated adaptation uses humor and rhyming to expand vocabulary! It makes hard words like alligator easy to say, and fun!
3. Amazing Airplanes
With a cute little animal crew, learn all about flying! The letter A is the star of this book as children learn about air stewards, pilots, engines, and more!
4. The Apple Pie Tree
Follow two sisters as they watch a beautiful apple tree go through the seasons. Spring and winter look so different for the apple tree!
Learning is hard work! Take a break and make a yummy a is for apple pie. It’s a lesson, and a snack!
5. Away in my Airplane
Can you tell how much we love airplanes, in this house? Aside from being a great letter A word, airplanes are our avenue to exploring the whole world around us! Away in my Airplane is the perfect bedtime story for your Letter A week!
6. Are You An Ant?
One of the hardest things for my older daughter was saying “an” object instead of just “a” object. This book helped us fix that problem! It made it fun and easy for her to remember when to use “an”.
Letter A Books for Preschoolers
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7. Ape’s Great Escape
Find out how Ape’s Great Escape goes with this lively story and humorous illustrations, ideal for children who are beginning to read for themselves or for reading aloud together. Simple rhyming text and phonic repetition are specially designed for children. They are there to develop essential language and early reading skills.
8. Also an Animal
Pretend, imagine, learn, and share with all members of the animal kingdom! This delightful ode to the love between a parent and child is a heartwarming way to learn the letter A. The gently rhyming text paired with gorgeous cut-paper illustrations make this a book for your children to cherish.
9. Armadillo on a Pillow
Sleepy Armadillo receives a late night visit from a fairy. But, he soon gets carried away with the wishes she grants… A fun rhyming story, specially written to develop phonemic awareness, with wonderful illustrations. This book is ideal both for reading aloud and for children who are beginning to read for themselves.
10. Axolotl Finds a Bottle
Axolotl longs for adventure. One day, she finds an old bottle with something amazing inside. What could it be? Wonder aloud with your child as Axolotl prepares for the treasure inside!
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More Letter A Learning for Preschoolers
- As you work to teach your toddler the alphabet, it’s important to get off to a great start!
- Keep things fun and light with the Letter A song! Songs are one of our favorite ways to learn.
- Inspire their creativity with our fun letter A craft!
- When you need a few minutes to get some cleaning or other work done, we have just the thing! Sit your kiddo down with a letter A worksheet to keep them busy, for a little while.
- Find perfect preschool art projects.
- Check out our huge resource on preschool homeschool curriculum.
- And download our Kindergarten readiness checklist to see if you are on schedule!
Which letter A book was your child’s favorite letter book?