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

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Check out these great books to help you learn the Letter D!

Preschool Letter Books for the Letter D

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!

While these books are great for preschoolers, you can use them for toddlers, and even kids in grade school. These books will not only teach kids consonants and vowels, but letter sounds, pronunciation, and other language skills.

Learning The Letter D With Books

These letter D books are not only fun, but a great way to reinforce the letter D lesson plan that you are teaching. Not to mention, reading is also a great way to help with reading comprehension and will help your child’s vocabulary, in this case with letter D words. There are 10 books that start with the letter d to choose from. From classic books to newer books, we have a great list of stories to help your child learn the letter d.

Related: Check out our list of best preschool workbooks!

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Words that start with the letter d like dog
Let’s read about the letter D!


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

Letter D- Book Title: Dinosaurs Don't Bark
Letter D Books: Dinosaurs Don’t Bark

1. Dinosaurs Don’t Bark

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While helping to teach the letter D, this book also teaches another lesson! The dangers of too much screen-time, and ignoring your parents (and your dog!). This hilarious little adventure will have your little one in a giggle fit.

Letter D- Book Title: Dandy
Letter D Books: Dandy

2. Dandy

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As much as Daddy hates the dandelion, his daughter loves it. This laugh out loud story is of a father’s desperate attempts to destroy the dandy while his daughter tries to save it. Can he maintain his lawn without breaking her heart?

Letter D- Book Title: The Donkey Egg
Letter D Books: The Donkey Egg

3. The Donkey Egg

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A fox tricks a bear into buying a donkey egg. Hare isn’t so sure that donkeys work that way! Read along with your little one, and enjoy this silly story!

Letter D- Book Title: T Bone  The Drone
Letter D Books: T-Bone The Drone

4. T-Bone the Drone

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Meet T-Bone, the Drone! He is Lucas’s best friend! They enjoy playing, flying, and even recharging together. This adorable story about working together is a fun and fast favorite, in our house!

Letter D- Book Title: Dear Dragon
Letter D Books: Dear Dragon: A Pen Pal Tale

5. Dear Dragon: A Pen Pal Tale

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George and Blaise are pen pals. They write letters to each other about everything! There’s just one thing that the two friends don’t know: George is a human, while Blaise is a dragon! What will happen when these pen pals finally meet face-to-face? Find out in this daring story about friendship despite differences.

Letter D- Book Title: Can You Snore Like A Dragon
Letter D Books: Can You Snow Like A Dinosaur?

6. Can You Snore Like a Dinosaur?

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A good book for bedtime is an essential part of learning the letter D! This adorable story comes completed with beautiful illustrations. The tranquil and repetitive language helps to verbally rock your child to sleep. The close of the story is a loving and comforting way to end the day.

Letter D- Book Title: Are You A Dragonfly
Letter D Books: Are You A Dragonfly?

7. Are You a Dragonfly? 

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Full of colorful illustrations, this beautiful book is perfect for children who love science and nature. It follows a dragonfly through metamorphosis.

Related: Favorite rhyming books for kids


Letter D- Book Title: That's not my duck...
Letter D Book: That’s Not My Duck…

8. That’s Not My Duck…

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Little fingers can explore soft feathers, bumpy feet, and smooth eggs as they hunt for their duck. Babies and toddlers will love touching the textured patches on every page. The bright pictures and textures to touch are designed to help develop sensory and language awareness. This is an engaging way to learn the letter D, with a book!

Letter D- Book Title: Going To The Dentist
Letter D Book: Going To The Dentist

9. Going to the Dentist

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A trip to the dentist is much easier if you know what to expect! With sensitive and humorous illustrations, this book shows small children what happens at the dentist. It goes from the chair that goes up and down to all the dentist’s equipment. There is also information on how to look after your teeth, and a little yellow duck to find on each double page.

Letter D- Book Title: Dogs, Dogs!
Letter D Book: Dogs, Dogs!

10. Dogs, Dogs!

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Little, sad, pretty lazy, fast, dirty – there are as many different kinds of dogs as there are kinds of kids! Which one are you like? Check the mirror in the back of the book to see. Are you shaggy? Stubborn? Or just doggone happy to have a new dog book to share? This is a fun way to practice saying the letter D!


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Pair these letter D books with our other great letter d activities such as: trace letters worksheets, crafts that teach uppercase and lower case d, and even coloring sheets that teach the fourth letter of the English alphabet.

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

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