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Once Upon an Alphabet, Oliver Jeffers; A was an apple pie, Étienne Delessert; All Aboard! A Traveling Alphabet, by Bill Mayer, illustration by Chris L. Demarest; Alligators All Around; An Alphabet, Maurice Sendak

Take Away the A, by Michaël Escoffier, illustration by Kris Di Giacomo; Alpha Beta Chowder, Jeanne and William Steig; Alpha, Isabelle Arsenault, alphabeasties, Sharon Werner and Sarah Forss

Dr. Seuss's ABC, Dr. Seuss; The Alphabet Book, P.D. Eastman; Bruno Munari's ABC, Bruno Munari; Z Goes Home, Jon Agee

Curious George Learns the Alphabet, H.A. Rey; Eating the Alphabet, Fruits & Vegetables from A to Z, Lois Ehlert; The Graphic Alphabet, David Pelletier; What Pete Ate from A - Z, Maira Kalman, Susan Guevara

G is for Goat, Patricia Polacco; Alphabet Under Construction, Denise Fleming; ABCs, Charley Harper; the alphabet tree, Leo Lionni

For a selection of vintage alphabet books and primers, go to Osborne Collection.