Check out our Letter Q book list!
We’ve included 10 great books, including fiction and nonfiction, to reinforce your child’s love of the Letter Q!
Little Quack by Lauren Thompson
This is an adorable story about a mama duck and her five little ducklings. Your child can count along as, one-by-one, the ducklings hesitantly jump into the water, using a special “Quack-u-lator.” Full of dialogue, lots of splashing and other fun sound words, this is a great book to encourage your little ones to overcome their fears!
Click, Clack, Quackity-Quack by Doreen Cronin
From the author of Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type, this alphabet book is packed with fun sound words, action words, and farm animals with way too much personality! From cows typing on typewriters, to hens helping to tie a bandana, to ducks pulling mice in a wagon, this book will keep you laughing. It is truly “an alphabetical adventure” that will reinforce the letter Q and the rest of the alphabet!
The Very Quiet Cricket by Eric Carle
When a tiny cricket is born, he is welcomed to the world by a big cricket. But when this little cricket rubs his wings to reply, nothing happens! Little cricket travels to find his own voice, meeting new characters along the way, each with their own warm greeting. This book is full of vibrant illustrations, dialogue, beautiful sound words and a nice repetitive text pattern. Plus, there’s a sound surprise at the end that will delight your little ones!
Giggle, Giggle, Quack by Doreen Cronin
Another hilarious story by Doreen Cronin, in Giggle, Giggle,Quack, Farmer Brown goes on vacation, leaving his brother, Bob, in charge of the animals. Though Farmer Brown leaves detailed instructions about the animals, including a warning about his troublesome duck, things don’t go exactly as Bob had hoped. Readers will giggle as Bob does his best to follow the directions, ordering the animals pizza and popping popcorn for their movie night, all while Duck watches with pencil in hand! Children will enjoy Duck’s hilarious antics and pranks, along with the funny storyline, complete with plenty of animal sound words, and of course, the letter Q!
The Quiltmaker’s Gift by Jeff Brumbeau
The Quiltmaker’s Gift is a story about a kind woman who only makes quilts for the poor and needy. So when a greedy king decides that one of her quilts is “the one thing that will finally make me happy,” the woman refuses him one of her quilts! Read the book to find out how the king reacted. Readers will enjoy this tale with its beautiful illustrations. It’s a great book for the letter Q and a great story that teaches about kindness, generosity, being happy, and the timeless lesson that it isn’t “stuff” that makes you happy, but doing kind deeds for others!
Be Quiet! by Ryan T. Higgins
In Be Quiet!, Rupert the Mouse is very excited to present a book with no words! There’s just one problem: Rupert’s two other mouse friends talk, talk, and talk, and continue to mess up Rupert’s silent intentions. Full of funny dialogue, expressive characters, and to Rupert’s displeasure, lots and lots of talking (as well as lots of shushings and “Be quiets!” thanks to Ruper), this is a book that both chatterboxes and quiet kids will love.
Quilt Alphabet by Lesa Cline-Ransom
A clever twist on traditional alphabet books, Quilt Alphabet includes a quilt block letter with a beautiful illustration and a poem for each letter. Not only that, but “Each letter has a poem.” and “Every poem is a clue.” With answers at the back of the book, the poems are simple but engaging and beautiful. This is a great book to help young ones increase their vocabulary while reinforcing the letters of the alphabet!
Let’s Learn About...Quails by Breanne Sartori
What a great book! Readers will learn various facts about quails in simple but fun language. Organized into 20 different chapters, the book teaches what quails are, what they look like, their eggs, babies, behavior, and so much more! In addition to all this information, there are many awesome photographs to help all readers stay actively engaged!
Quantum Physics for Babies by Chris Ferrie
This book is a great book for science lovers (or their parents!). And don’t let the “for babies” fool you, as this is a great book for all young readers! With simple illustrations and simple explanations, readers will get a great introduction to quantum physics, including topics like neutrons, protons, atoms, and electrons! This is a wonderful book to spark the scientific interests of your young readers while reinforcing the letter Q!
An Egg is Quiet by Dianna Hutts Aston
Q is for quiet! This is a delicately illustrated story of lovely, colorful eggs of many varieties. Each egg includes a label, so you know what kind of egg it is, along with interesting facts about eggs along the way. It is truly amazing to see all of the varieties of eggs portrayed in this book! Full of interesting facts about eggs along the way! This is a wonderful book to learn more about the letter Q, as well as eggs and the creatures within them!