Check out our Letter B book list!
We’ve included 10 great books, including fiction and nonfiction, to reinforce your child’s love of the Letter B!
You’re My Boo by Kate Dopirak
This sweet book follows a momma fox and her two little ones. It is packed with funny words and sweet endearments like “bug-a-boo,” “sneak-a-boo,” and our personal favorite, “pumpkin doodle cake.” You’re My Boo also has plenty of rhymes and lots of opposite words. Filled with beautiful illustrations, this is a great book to read when you want to share your silly and sweet love for your little one!
Baby Parade by Rebecca O’Connell
Baby Parade is about (you guessed it!) babies in a parade. Structured in the form of a pattern, the text encourages its readers to “wave to the baby…” while each time sharing a different baby, description, and color. This is a fun book, especially when learning about colors, verbs, and especially the letter B!
The Going to Bed Book by Sandra Boynton
Sandra Boynton’s books are always full of fun animal characters and engaging text! In The Going to Bed Book, animals wear pajamas, exercise, brush their teeth, and more. The many rhymes make it a quick read-aloud, one that even parents won’t mind reading again and again!
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt follows five siblings who decide to go on a bear hunt. Along the way, they adventure through long, wavy grass, a river, mud, and more until they finally reach the bear cave! Your little ones will enjoy the fun pattern and rhythm to the text. They may even be able to “read” along! There are also plenty of onomatopoeias (sound words) to read and say. With alternating black & white and color illustrations, this is a really fun read-(and sometimes act!)-aloud.
Baby Brains by Simon James
Baby Brains begins by listing all of the things Mr. and Mrs. Brains did while they waited for Baby Brains to be born. They are thrilled for the arrival of their little one...who, it turns out, is quite unique - a true Baby Brains! He reads the newspaper, fixes the car, and wants to go to school! Your children will love all of Baby Brains’s adventures and will delight in the humorous ending!
Boats for Papa by Jessixa Bagley
Little Buckley and his mama live close to the ocean. “They didn’t have much.” the story reads, “but they always had each other.” Buckley loves to make things, especially boats out of driftwood he finds on the beach. Each boat he makes is more beautiful than the last, and he decides to send them out to the ocean with a note for his Papa, whom he misses very much. This is such a loving story of a kind and caring mama and her tender son. It’s worth every minute of the quick read.
The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach
The Bear Ate Your Sandwich explains exactly how the bear ate your sandwich. His hungry tummy and great sense of smell lead him on some interesting adventures, all of which lead him to eating your sandwich! Not only is it funny, but the narrator-reveal at the end creates a clever and humorous surprise! This is a beautifully illustrated story is a great book to read with the letter B!
Bears (The Most Endangered: True Books) by Katie Marsico
Bears (The Most Endangered:True Books) is organized into 4 major chapters: “Keeping Bears Safe,” “Majestic Mammals,” “Under Threat,” and “A Chance to Change the Story.” Each chapter includes smaller sub-chapters to further organize the information. There are even additional sections about bear statistics, as well important words, resources, an index, and more! Not only will readers learn about these amazing creatures, but there are also tons of photographs! Not only that, but after reading this book, readers will also have a much greater understanding of what it means to be endangered and ways they can help. Check it out!
The Beetle Book by Steve Jenkins
Although The Beetle Book features illustrations, rather than photographs, of beetles, their detail, color, and meticulous design is seriously impressive! Each page not only showcases a variety of beetles in up-close and enlarged detail, but also includes a shadow form of each beetle so readers can see their actual size. The text discusses what makes a beetle, includes all of its many parts, and highlights special features in a wide variety of beetles, among many other topics. Whether or not you’re a beetle fan, The Beetle Book is a great read to practice the letter B sound!
Give Bees a Chance by Bethany Barton
Looking for a hilarious book about that will still leave you stuffed with information? You found it! In Give Bees a Chance, Edgar, the narrator’s best friend, loves all the same things as the narrator (except bees!). Throughout the story, Edgar shares fascinating bee facts in an attempt to lure Edgar into sharing his passion for bees. With Illustrations including various types of bees, an anatomy of a bee, and how honey is made, combined with enough awesome facts to wow both bee-lovers and bee-haters alike. After reading this book, even the most avid bee-hater might be willing to Give Bees a Chance.
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