A     is for apple, so juicy and ripe,

B     is for bottle, all shiny and bright.


C     is for chocolate, so tasty and nice,

D     is for dog, with bright, sparkling eyes.


E     is for egg, with a nice yellow yolk,

F     is for friends and other nice folk.


G     is for games, with laughter and fun,

H     is for home, when your long day is done.


I     is for igloo, a house made of ice,

J     is for jelly and ice-cream, so nice.


K     is for kettle, to make cup’s of tea,

L     is for light, to help us to see.


M     is for Mother, the one we all love,

N     is for night, with stars up above.


O     is for orange, a tasty round fruit,

P     is for polish, a bright shiny boot.


Q     is for quiet, a calm peaceful place,

R     is for rocket, to blast into space.


S     is for sugar, to make our food sweet,

T     is for toes, at the end of your feet.


U     is for umbrella, to shelter from rain,

V     is for voyage, a trip on a train.


W     is for window, to watch the world awhile,

X     is for xylophone, tunes to make you smile.


Y     is for yacht, to go sailing away,

Z     is for zoo, for another fun day.




Written by Darren Scanlon, August 2009.

Revised 1st May 2016.

© 2016 Darren Scanlon. All rights reserved.

Artwork by Angie Caira.


7 Comments Add yours

  1. noelleg44 says:

    Well done! and fun bedtime reading for children!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. olganm says:

    Lovely! Thanks, Darren!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. My pleasure, Olga.


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