The Alphabet Book (Pictureback(R)) and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Qty:1
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Only 5 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
The Alphabet Book (Pictur... has been added to your Cart
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: The item shows wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and works perfectly. It may be marked, have identifying markings on it, or show other signs of previous use.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

The Alphabet Book (Pictureback(R)) Paperback – March 12, 1974


See all 11 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Paperback
"Please retry"
$3.99
$0.82 $0.01

"I Don't Like Koala" by Sean Ferrell and Charles Santoso
This darkly funny debut picture book celebrates imagination and bravery while addressing the dilemma: what to do about that stuffed animal who won’t stop staring. See more
$3.99 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Only 5 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.


Frequently Bought Together

The Alphabet Book (Pictureback(R)) + Big Dog... Little Dog (A Bedtime Story) + Fred and Ted's Road Trip (Beginner Books(R))
Price for all three: $16.05

Buy the selected items together
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

"A Dress for Me" by Sue Fliess
Sue Fliess’s rhyming text and Mike Laughead’s adorable digital illustrations bring to life Hippo’s exciting day at the mall. See more

Product Details

  • Age Range: 3 - 7 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - 2
  • Series: Pictureback(R)
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers (March 12, 1974)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0394828186
  • ISBN-13: 978-0394828183
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.2 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #51,288 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Review

"The zaniest, most hilarious alphabet book ever."--Baby Talk Magazine.  

From the Inside Flap

Illus. in full color.

Customer Reviews

I bet we have read this one a hundred times since Xmas!!
J. Null
First of all, this brand new book was so strangely warped that it wouldn't sit flat on a table.
L. Taylor
She was more interested in the pictures and loves turning the pages.
Deborah B

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

15 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Holly Rose on May 3, 2004
Format: Paperback
I picked this book up with no expectations at all. It ended up being the main book we have used all year to learn the alphabet. It's so great!!! The best thing about this book is that the alphabet runs down the side of each page so when you are on the "E" page for example you have the whole alphabet listed down the side of the page with E highlighted. I taught my daughter to run her fingers down the side going "A, B, C , D " etc. etc. as she had memorized the alphabet song. If she did this carefully then she would get to the highlighted letter and know what it was by using the song. This way she could read the book herself, turn to any page and find out what the letter was on her own. This helped her very much with recognizing the letters. We literally used this book several times a week as her main preschool book (we homeschool). I highly recommend it. You can't go wrong for the price!!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By J. Null on January 3, 2001
Format: Board book
My daughter loves this book, maybe even more than her beloved, tattered "Are You My Mother" board book. I bet we have read this one a hundred times since Xmas!! The illustrations are wonderful and the alphabet "rhymes" are hilarious. I am in the process of purchasing all of PD Eastmans board books for her-I enjoy them as much as she does!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By B. Gum on August 4, 2006
Format: Board book
While this is not as involved as Dr. Suesses ABC's it is great when you or your child wants a quicker alphabet book. With entertaining illustrations and allitertative examples (Octopus with Oars, Penguins in Parachutes, Queen with Quarter), this book is a nice way to go through the alphabet.

My only (very minor) complaint, is that a few of the things are a bit obscure. For example, our little one calls the Infant with Ice Cream a baby, and the Juggler with Jackolaterns, a dog with pumpkins. Aside from that it is a great book at a great price. In general, I am a big fan of the little board books, as a number of pages in our paper page books became casualties of our childs first couple years.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By R. Ballard on September 7, 2009
Format: Paperback
I remember this book from my own childhood, so I had to add it to my son's ever-growing book collection. I like the illustrations as well as the alphabet. Maybe the 'I - Indian with ice cream' is not politically correct and the 'X - Xylophone for Xmas' might be offensive to some, but hey, this book has a 1974 copyright date and the world was a different place back then.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Amy L. on April 22, 2014
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This is a great book and he asks to read it again Every. Single, Time. He now recognizes letters and can say them before I do. Except Q- Q is a tricky one and he calls it "O." Baby steps, right?
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Melissa Mersinger on April 5, 2014
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Bought this book to help my 4 year old son learn his letters. He loves this book and especially likes how the whole alphabet is printed down the side of each page.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By L. Taylor on December 22, 2014
Format: Board book Verified Purchase
We love these characters and were thrilled to find this alphabet book for our 2-year-old. First of all, this brand new book was so strangely warped that it wouldn't sit flat on a table. Secondly, the X in the book is for X-mas! What? How do you even begin to explain that to a child? I find the x-Ray fish to be an overused cop-out on ABC books, but I'd much rather see that than X-mas! I returned it immediately.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Format: Board book Verified Purchase
The great thing about this book is that Jasmine can enjoy it even now, because she can't ruin it with roughness or drool and she can enjoy the colorful pictures. Pretty soon she'll be old enough to learn her alphabet too. Her daddy knew his by age 2, because I read a book very similar to this with him everyday (at his insistence) . He became an early reader, and continues to love to read still.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews


More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Want to discover more products? Check out these pages to see more: eastman p d, eastman e20de

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
The Alphabet Book (Pictureback(R))
This item: The Alphabet Book (Pictureback(R))
Price: $3.99
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com