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Awesome Alliteration Books to Bring to Prancing Preschoolers!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, February 07,2013

It seems my kids always want a terrifically tongue twisting book  read when I am especially tired!  Books that teach alliteration (or repetitive beginning sounds) are a lot of fun for preschoolers and an important part of early literacy skills.

Here is a list of absolutely awesome alliteration books you can share with your preschoolers!  I dare you not to be tongue tied!

  • The Absolutely Awful Alphabet by Mordicai Gerstein
  • I’m Dirty by Kate & Jim McMullan
  • Each Peach Pear Plum by Janet & Allen Ahl
  • Away from Home by Anita Lobel
  • Click, Clack, Quackity-quack: An Alphabetical Adventure by Doreen Cronn
  • Dinorella: A Prehistoric Fairy Tale by Pamela Duncan Edwards
  • Ellsworth’s Extraordinary Electric Ears: and Other Amazing Alphabet Anecdotes by Valerie Fisher
  • The Big Book of Absolutely Animalistic Alliterations by Anna Childs (She wrote this at age 13!)
  • In the Small, Small Pond by Denise Fleming
  • Alligators All Around by Maurice Sendak
  • Pink! by Lynn Rickards
  • Princess Prunella and the Purple Peanut; Rudy Ramsey and the Roaring Radishes; Bashful Bob and Doleful Dorinda by Margaret Atwood
  • Some Smug Slug; The Wacky Wedding: A Book of Alphabet Antics; Cara Caterpillar; Four Famished Foxes and Fosdyke by Pamela Duncan Edwards

What books of alliteration do your preschoolers request you to read over and over again?

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