Preschool Letter T Book List

Let’s read books that start with the letter T! Part of a good Letter T lesson plan will include reading. A Letter T Book List is an essential part of your preschool curriculum whether that is in the classroom or at home. In learning the letter T, your child will master letter T recognition which can be accelerated through reading books with the letter T.

These are some of my favorite letter T books!
Check out these great books to help you learn the Letter T!


Your There are so many fun letter books for preschool age kids. They tell the letter T 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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Words that start with the letter T like tiger will be in each of the books on this list.
Let’s read about the letter T!


Whether it be phonics, morals, or math, each of these books goes above and beyond teaching the letter T! Check out some of my favorites.

1. Truman 

Truman the tortoise lives with his Sarah, high above the taxis and the trash trucks and the number eleven bus, which travels south. He never worries about the world below…until one day, when Sarah straps on a big backpack and does something Truman has never seen before. She boards the bus!

2. T Is for Tiger: A Toddler’s First Book of Animals

What could be more fun than learning about the alphabet and all sorts of amazing animals at the same time? T Is for Tiger goes beyond other animal books for toddlers and introduces your little one to letters in an simple and fascinating format with colorful illustrations and plenty of critters they’ll never forget. This is more than a letter T book.

3. Dragons Love Tacos

Dragons love tacos. They love chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, and teeny tiny tacos. So if you want to lure a bunch of dragons to your party, you should definitely serve tacos. Buckets and buckets of tacos. Unfortunately, where there are tacos, there is also salsa. And if a dragon accidentally eats spicy salsa . . . oh, boy. You’re in red-hot trouble.

4. Tess, the Tin that Wanted to Rock

Tess, a tin foil ball, rolls onto the hill and meets Marvin, Ricky and the rest of the rocks. She immediately worries that she’s too different from everyone else. But when the rocks go looking for a lost pebbles and get lost in the woods, it’s up to Tess to save the day! This is a very fun little letter T book. She realizes that everyone has value, and even a tin ball can be a rock star!

5. When Grandpa Gives You a Toolbox

You asked for a special house for your dolls; but instead Grandpa gives you a toolbox! What do you do? Launching it into outer space is a bad idea. So is feeding it to a T. rex! Instead, be patient, pay attention, and you might find that you’re pretty handy. And just maybe, with grandpa’s help, you’ll get that dollhouse after all. This clever story celebrates kindness, hard work, and community, as well as variety in gender expression: the male main character proudly engages in activities that might be considered typically girl (playing with dolls) and typically boy (building with tools).

Letter T Books for Preschoolers

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Squawk, Toucan!
Squawk, Toucan! Will have your kids in a giggle fit!

6. Squawk Toucan!

It’s hard to hear Toucan in the noisy jungle. Pull out the tab at the back for a surprise! These board books with their fresh, contemporary art, age-appropriate concepts and snappy surprise endings are sure to make an impact! Pull out the tab and “SNAP!” to bring the sounds of the stories to life.

a tale of two beasts book
A Tale of Two Beasts is adorable and easy for little readers.

7. A Tale of Two Beasts

When a little girl rescues a strange beast from the woods, she takes him home. But for some reason, the little beast is not happy! There are two sides to every story, and this funny and charming tale is no exception. This terribly adorable tale offers both points of view in this discussion-starting tale of the importance of seeing the world in different ways

Too Many Questions the book
Too many questions describes my toddler.

8. Too Many Questions

Mouse was full of questions. All day. All night. Everywhere he went. Everyone he saw. “Too many questions!” everyone said, but no one had the answers, so Mouse set off to find them (asking even more questions along the way), until finally, a wise man explained…

Rhyming Books

Trick or Treat Parakeet is a fun story any time of year.

9. Trick or Treat Parakeet

It’s Halloween and Parakeet is busy carving pumpkins and icing spooky treats. But when her friends come to call, they get a shock. Is that a GHOST who answers the door? A fun rhyming story, specially written to develop phonemic awareness, with lively illustrations.

Toad Makes a Road (IR) book
Toad Makes a Road is full of fun rhymes

10. Toad Makes A Road

Usborne Phonics Readers have been created in consultation with a language expert, taking into account the latest research on the most effective ways of teaching reading. This book‘s delightful illustrations complement the text and are designed to stimulate further interest.

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