Most alphabet books show pictures associated with alphabet letters ("a" is for "apple"). This book shows pictured words that provide cues to the first sound in the word using a Phonic Face, and meaning drawn into the remaining letters. Thus, this alphabet book teaches the alphabet, letter names, letter sounds, first sounds in words, sight words, phonemic awareness, and much more. Perfect for preschoolers, or ideal for first graders who know their alphabet and are ready to read. Children learn a whole dictionary of sight words by reading this book.