Preschool Letter O Book List

Oh my gosh! Over here, we are working on learning the letter O! This list of books will fit perfectly into any lesson plan! The letter of the week is O, and we have some outrageously good books to show you!

We found some books that start with the Letter O, and some other letter O books! These books to learn the letter O come from our friends at UsBorne and our affiliate, Amazon!

These are my three favorite books for preschoolers for the letter O!
These are my three favorite books for the letter O!

Learn the Letter O

Start off with some fun, as you learn the letter O, with the letter O song! Keeping the lesson plan customized to suit your child, each and every week, is a key to success! If your child is enjoying learning, more of it is likely to stick!

Words that start with the letter O like owl will appear in all of the books on this list for preschoolers
Owl is a great letter O word!

Between the O is for Octopus craft, and worksheets, we have so many ideas! Letter O spelling and sight words aren’t the hardest. It is still ok for your child to struggle. Just make sure to take a break and keep things fun if they seem frustrated. You should check out all of our Letter O activities, if you haven’t already!

Books to Teach the Letter O


The perfect pants are hard to find for someone shaped like me. Could Octopants be just the job? Why not dive in and see . . .? There are all-in-ones for urchins and slipper-socks for eels… but will Octopus ever find a pair of pants to fit? A hilarious rhyming romp, packed with underwater underwear!


When Ogilvy moves to a new town, the possibilities feel endless. There are so many new bunny friends and fun things to do together! But in this town, bunnies in dresses play ball and knit socks, and bunnies in sweaters make art and climb rocks. Ogilvy wants to do everything?and won’t let a sweater or a dress get in the way. The letter O has some interesting sounds, as shown in this book.

I Want an Ostrich

I Want an Ostrich is a charming book about a boy wanting an ostrich narrated in fun rhyming verses with eye-catching illustrations. See how simple rhymes are elevated into engaging scenes designed to captivate young children while encouraging curiosity and exploration.

Do Not Wish For A Pet Ostrich!

Follow the adventure and humor as a spunky child wishes for a pet ostrich of her very own.  Will it be everything she hopes for – or a big feathery mistake?  This delightful, rhyming tale about the fastest bird in the world has a surprise ending that is sure to bring a smile.

Undercover Ostrich

Animals can be sneaky. But do you know who is especially sneaky? Undercover ostriches! They’re everywhere, and they’re masters at going undetected. You’ve probably seen one and just assumed it was another woodpecker or owl. The narrator of this book is on the case, following a single ostrich on his many adventures. 

Oscar Otter

Oscar Otter builds his very own slide, far up in the mountains. No one can bother him there. Not even his family. But Oscar doesn’t know he is in danger. His enemy, the fox, is watching. But what the fox doesn’t know is that someone is watching him. This is an I Can Read Level 1 book – perfect for the letter O!


Oliver is a curious explorer, so he asks a lot of questions. Then, one day in the bathtub, he hears a strange gurgle. “What lives down the drain?” he wonders. Soon Oliver is headed down the drain in his homemade submarine on a spectacular mission. But will this clever inventor be able to discover a way back?

Letter O Books for Preschoolers

As always, we are excited to feature UsBorne books for preschoolers. We can trust that all of the books will be age appropriate, and educational!

On the Train - Shine-a-Light
Shine a flashlight behind the page or hold it to the light to reveal what is hidden in and around different places and things.

Young engineers will delight in exploring all the hidden secrets On the Train. They simply hold the pages to the light to “see-through” the box cars of a freight train, the cabin of the passenger train, and much more. It’s an interactive, educational experience that will have them clamoring for more!

Once Upon a Timely

Whether you love them “glowingly like a dragon’s fire” or “toweringly like a castle’s spire,”, you want your children to enjoy reading. This adverb adventure is perfect for sharing with young readers. Developing vocabulary is so easy! From once upon a time to happily ever after, this adorable story is a brilliant addition to your shelves. A fun letter O book for your little ones!

On the Mountain
On the Mountain is a wonderful pop-up book!

Stunning artwork accompanies cleaver rhymes! This easy book introduces nature from birds to bugs.

These are my three favorite books for preschoolers for the letter O!
Which books from the list were your favorites for Letter O week?

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