Articulation Sound Books

  • Articulation practice with books

    You may refer to the following list when choosing books to enhance your child's speech and language.  This can be a helpful and enjoyable way to emphasize articulation sounds!

    Books emphasizing the /F/ sound

    “Froggy” books by Jonathon London

    “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” by Dr. Seuss

    “Fox in Socks” by Dr. Seuss

    “The Foot Book” by Dr. Seuss

    “Frog and Toad” books by Arnold Lobel

    “Fall Leaves Fall!” by Zoe Hall


     Books emphasizing the /V/ sound

    “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” by Mark Teague

    “Punctuation takes a Vacation” by Robin Pulver (A Pittsford native!)

    “Joy, The Summer Vacation Fairy” by Daisy Meadows

    “The Berenstain Bears and Too Much Vacation” by Stan and Jan Berenstain


    Books emphasizing the /K/ sound

     “The Cat in the Hat” by Dr. Seuss

     “Corduroy” books by Don Freeman

     “Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina

     “If You Give A Cat A Cupcake by Laura Joffe Numeroff

     “Froggy Bakes a Cake” by Jonathon London

     “Good Dog, Carl” by Alexandra Day

     “Pancakes for Breakfast” by Tomie dePaolo

     “Cars, Cars, Cars” by Grace Maccarone

     “The Carrot Seed” by Ruth Krauss

     “Curious George Goes Camping by H.A. Rey

     “Kiss the Cow” by Phyllis Root


     Books emphasizing the /G/ Sound

    “Good Night Moon” by Margaret Wise Brown

    “My Gum is Gone” by Richard P. Yurchesan

    “Go, Dog, Go” by P.D. Eastman

    “Good Night Gorilla” by Peggy Rathmann

    “Big Pig on a Dig” by Jenny Tyler


     Books emphasizing the /L/ sound

    “Leo The Late Bloomer” by Robert Kraus

    “Lemonade for Sale” by Stuart J. Murphy

    “Elmo” books (Sesame Street)

    “5 Little Lady Bugs” by Karyn Henley

    “Look Book” by Tana Hoban

    “Smile Lily” by Candace Fleming


     Books emphasizing /L/ blends

    “Clifford the Big Red Dog” books by Norman  Bridwell

    “Cows Can’t Fly” by David Milgrim

    “I Love Planes” by Philemon Sturges

    “Slip, Slide, Skate! “ by Gail Herman

    “Flip Flops” by Nancy Cote

    “Sledding” by Elizabeth Winthrop


     Books emphasizing the /CH/ Sound

    “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” by Bill Martin, Jr. & John Archambault

    “Achoo” by  Margery Cuyler

    “Say Cheese Please!” by Leslie McGuirk

    “Itchy, Itchy Chicken Pox” by Grace MacCarone


     Books emphasizing the /SH/ Sound

    “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” by Dr. Seuss

    “Sheep In a Shop” by Nancy Shaw

    “Sheep On a Ship” by Nancy Shaw

    “I Love My Shadow” by Hans Wilhelm

    “Splish Splash!” by  Sarah Weeks


     Books emphasizing the /R/ Sound

    “The Runaway Bunny” by Margaret Wise Brown

    “Robot” by Roger Bridgman

    “Whose Ears are Whose?” by Lana Jordan, Pam Farrance & Melanie Babcock

    “The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry and the Big Hungry Bear” by Audrey Wood

    “Rolling Rose” by James Stevenson

    “Harriet’s Horrible Hair Day” by Dawn Leslie Stewart

    “Mary Wore Her Red Dress and Henry Wore His Sneakers” by Merle Peek

    “Stars, Stars, Stars” by Bob Barner

    “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle


     Books emphasizing the /S/ sound

    “Silly Sally” by Audrey Wood

    “It’s  Summer” by Linda Glaser

    “I’m a Big Sister” by Joanna Cole

    “Sid and Sam” by Nola Buck

    “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” by Laura Joffe Numeroff


     Books emphasizing the /Z/ sound

    “If I Ran the Zoo” by Dr. Seuss

    “Going To The Zoo” by Tom Paxton

    “Mrs. Toggle’s Zipper” by Robin Pulver

    “Zip, Whiz, Zoom!”, by  Stephanie Calmenson


     Books emphasizing /R/ blends

     “Froggy’s Sleepover” by Jonathon London

    “Froggy Gets Dressed” by Jonathon London

    “Trucks and Diggers” by DK Publishing

    “Big Frank’s Fire Truck” by Leslie McGuirk

    “A Crack in the Track” by W. Rev Audry & Jane Gerver

    “Five Green and Speckled Frogs” by Priscilla Burris