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Books Recommended for Developing Phonological Awareness

Books Recommended for Developing Phonological Awareness

Alliterations
  • A My Name Is Alice by Jane Bayer (Dial)
  • ABC of Monsters by Deborah Niland (McGraw)
  • Alfred’s Alphabet Walk by Victoria Chess (Greenwillow)
  • Alligators All Around by Maurice Sendak (HarperCollins)
  • Alpha Beta Chowder by Jeanne and William Steig (HarperCollins)
  • Animalia by Graeme Base (Abrams)
  • Aster Aardvark’s Alphabet Adventures by Steven Kellogg (Morrow)
  • Faint Frogs Feeling Feverish by Lilian Obligado (Viking)
  • Have You Ever Seen…? by Beau Gardner (Dodd)
  • Six Sick Sheep: 101 Tongue Twisters by Joanna Cole (Morrow)

Rhymes

  • Across the Stream by Mirra Ginsburg (Greenwillow)
  • Animal Homes by Brian Wildsmith (Oxford)
  • The Annotated Mother Goose: Nursery Rhymes Old and New by William and Ceil Baring-Gould (Potter)
  • At the Crack of the Bat by Lillian Morrison (Hyperion)
  • Bears by Ruth Krauss (Harper)
  • Carrot/Parrot by Jerome Martin (Simon and Schuster)
  • Drummer Hoff by Barbara Emberley (S&S Trade)
  • Each Peach Pear Plum by Janet and Allan Ahlberg (Viking)
  • Father Fox’s Pennyrhymes by Clyde Watson (Scholastic)
  • The Foot Book by Dr. Seuss (Random House)
  • Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown (Harper)
  • Have You Seen Birds? by Joanne Oppenheim (Scholastic)
  • Hide and Snake by Keith Baker (Harcourt)
  • Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss (Random House)
  • Horton Hears a Who! by Dr. Seuss (Random House)
  • A House is a House for Me by Mary Ann Hoberman (Viking)
  • Hunches is Bunches by Dr. Seuss (Random House)
  • The Hungry Thing by Jan Slepian and Ann Seidler (Scholastic)
  • I Can Read with My Eyes Shut by Dr. Seuss (Random House)
  • I Was Walking Down the Road by Sarah Barchas (scholastic)
  • I Wish That I Had Duck Feet by Theo LeSieg ((Random House)
  • In the Tall, Tall Grass by Denise Fleming (Holt)
  • Is Your Mama a Llama? by Deborah Guarino (Scholastic)
  • Jamberry by Bruce Degen (Harper)
  • Jessie Bear, What Will You Wear? by Nancy Carlstrom (Macmillan)
  • The Lady with the Alligator Purse by Nadine Westcott (Little, Brown)
  • More Spaghetti, I say! by Rita Gelman (Scholastic)
  • Mother Goose: A Collection of Classic Nursery Rhymes by Michael Hagu (Holt)
  • A Mouse in My Roof by Richard Edwards (Doubleday)
  • On Beyond Zebra! by Dr. Seuss (Random House)
  • One Sun by Bruce McMillan (Holiday House)
  • Pickles Have Pimples and Other Silly Statements by Judi Barrett (Atheneum)
  • Play Day: A Book of Terse Verse by Bruce McMillan (Holiday House)
  • Possum Come a-Knockin’ by Nancy Van Lann (Knopf)
  • Red Dragonfly on My Shoulder by Sylvia Cassedy and Kunihiro Suetake (HarperCollins)
  • The Shape of Me and Other Stuff by Dr. Seuss (Random House)
  • Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy Shaw (Houghton Mifflin)
  • Sheep, Sheep, Sheep, Help Me Fall Asleep by Arlene Alda (Delacorte)
  • Silly Sally by Audrey Wood (Harcourt)
  • Sing Hey Diddle Diddle: 66 Nursery Ryhmes with Their Traditional Tunes by Beatrice Harrop (Sterling)
  • Strawberry Drums by Adrian Mitchell (Delacorte)
  • Street Rhymes Around the World by Jane Yolen (Wordsong)
  • There’s a Wocket in My Pocket by Dr. Seuss (Random House)
  • Tickle-Toe Rhymes by Joan Knight (Franklin Watts)
  • To the Moon and Back by Nancy Larrick (Delacorte)
  • Tomie dePaola’s Mother Goose by Tomie dePaola (Putnum)
  • The Wind Blew by Pat Hutchins (Macmillan)

Songs and Chants

  • And the Green Grass Grew All Around: Folk Poetry from Everyone by Alvin Schwartz (HarperCollins)
  • Anna Banana: 101 Jump-Rope Rhymes by Joanna Cole (Morrow)
  • Arroz Con Leche: Popular Songs and Rhymes from Latin America by Lulu Delacre (Scholastic)
  • Baby Beluga by Raffi (Crown)
  • Buffalo Girls by Bobette McCarthy (Crown)
  • Butterscotch Dreams by Sonja Dunn (Heinemann)
  • The Cat Who Loved to Sing by Nonny Hogrogian (Knopf)
  • Down by the Bay by Raffi (Crown)
  • I Made a Mistake by Miriam Nerlove (Atheneum)
  • Eency Weency Spider by S. Schindler (Bantam)
  • Frog Went A-Courting by Wendy Watson (Lothrop)
  • Go Tell Aunt Rhody by Aliki (Macmillan)
  • Hand Rhymes by Marc Brown (E.P. Dutton)
  • I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by Nadine Westcott (Little, Brown)
  • If You’re Happy and You Know It by Nikki Weiss (Greenwillow)
  • In a Cabin in a Wood by Darcie McNally (E.P. Dutton)
  • Juba This and Juba That by Virginia Tashjian (Little, Brown)
  • Mary Wore Her Red Dress by Merle Peek (Clarion)
  • Miss Mary Mack by Joanna Cole (Morrow)
  • Oh, A-Hunting We Will Go by John Langstaff (Atheneum)
  • Old MacDonald Had a Farm by Tracey Pearson (Dial)
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly by Nadine Westcott (E.P. Dutton)
  • The Playtime Treasury by Pie Corbett (Doubleday)
  • Roll Over by Merle Peek (Houghton Mifflin)
  • Shake My Sillies Out by Raffi (McKay)
  • She’ll be Comin’ ‘Round the Mountain by Robert Quackenbush (Lippincott)
  • Shimmy Shimmy Coke-Ca-Pop! by John and Carol Langstaff (Doubleday)
  • Singing Bee! A Collection of Favorite Children’s Songs by Jane Hart (Lothrop)
  • Skip to My Lou by Nadine Westcott (Little, Brown)
  • Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear: A Classic Action Rhyme by Michael Hague (Morrow)
  • There’s a Hole in the Bucket by Nadine Westcott (HarperCollins)
  • This Old Man by Carol Jones (Houghton Mifflin)
  • Tingalayo by Raffi (Crown)
  • The Wheels on the Bus by Harriet Ziefert (Random House)
  • The Zebra-Riding Cowboy: Folk Songs from the Old West by Angela Medearis (Holt)