Cool Preschool Letter C Book List

Let’s read books that start with the letter C! Part of a good Letter C lesson plan will include reading. A Letter C Book List is an essential part of your preschool curriculum whether that is in the classroom or at home. In learning the letter C, your child will master letter C recognition which can be accelerated through reading books with the letter C.

Books to help your child learn the letter C, before preschool!
Learn the Letter C with these cute and creative stories.


There are so many fun letter books for preschool age kids. They tell the letter C 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!

This post contains affiliate links.

Words that start with the letter c like cow
Let’s read about the letter C!


These are some of our favorites! Learning the Letter C is easy, with these fun books to read and enjoy with your little one.

1. Cyril and Pat

Cyril is a squirrel. Pat is a rat. They have a lot of adventures and fun together. But no one else thinks they should be friends. A fun little book that will help your child remember one of the more difficult sounds that the letter C can make.

2. Cake

Cake has been invited to his very first birthday party! He buys just the right outfit—including the PERFECT hat. But as the candles on his perfect party hat begin to burn, the other party guests start to sing. Cake starts to think that this is one party he’d rather not be at… A humorous story that is sure to get giggles from your little ones.

3. Do Pebbles Eat Chili?

This is the perfect book to add to any classroom bookshelf. The imaginative stories and lyrical tales are hilarious and sure to be loved by kids of all ages. Learning how the letter C can be used with the letter H is easy to remember with a word like Chili!

4. The Little Book Of Camping

Learn the letter C, and a fun activity! Camping is easy if you know what to do! The Little Book Of Camping is the perfect start for young boys and girls, preschoolers, and toddlers to learn what they need to know about the joys of camping. The warm text and friendly illustrations help to make camping a lot less scary.

5. Curious George Goes Camping

This is another entertaining story about camping! Curious George is a favorite, and has been for generations! The classic art style and easy to read stories are perfect for early readers. Sound out the words, together!

Letter C Books for Preschoolers

Your preschoolers will love learning the letter C, with these books! The alphabet is just starting to get rolling! Right now is the time to set a strong foundation.

this is crab letter c book
What a cool crab!

6. This Is Crab

This is Crab. Join him for a cl-awesome adventure and explore the wonders of the ocean. Readers will want to dive right in to this humorous, interactive book again and again.

cats, cats! letter c book
Cats, cats, everywhere!

7. Cats, Cats!

Which kind of cat are you? Fluffy, nosy, timid or big? Check the mirror in the back of the book to find your feline face! Are you sleepy, brave or sneaky? There’s a “purrfect” adjective for everyone! This book is a cute and fun way to learn the letter C!

chimp with a limp letter c book
Poor chimp, with his limp! This is a letter C book!

8. Chimp With A Limp

You won’t believe chimp’s tall tale of how his limp came to be in this wacky story with humorous illustrations, ideal for children who are beginning to read for themselves or for reading aloud together. With simple rhyming text and phonic repetition specially designed to develop essential language and early reading skills.

crow in the snow letter c book
A crow in the snow? What could go wrong!

9. Crow In The Snow

These adorably simple illustrations are a hit with toddlers and preschoolers! A very simple book to help children understand and learn the letter C, and the sounds it makes.

croc gets a shock letter c book
I wonder what it could be!

10. Croc Gets A shock

This adorable book is a surprise from start to finish! The lovable animal characters drew in my child and made him laugh like a little monkey. Learning the letter C has never been cuter, than with this book.

Oh! And one last thing! If you love reading with your children, and are on the hunt for age-appropriate reading lists, we have the group for you! Join Kids Activities Blog in our Book Nook FB Group.

A stack of books for kids of all ages. Text heading says "Raise a reader giveaway"
Join the KAB Book Nook and join our giveaways!

You can join for FREE and get access to all of the fun including kid book discussions, giveaways and easy ways to encourage reading at home.


Which letter C book was your child’s favorite letter book?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *