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Recommended Books for Children with Apraxia of Speech

Parents and therapists from the Apraxia-KidsSM e-mail discussion list have recommended the following books for children with apraxia. The books may be a fun way to get in additional speech practice andmultiple repetitions of words and phrases that many think is helpful to children with apraxia.

Special thanks to Karen Eagle for collecting and compiling the recommendations of list members. Order books from Amazon by clicking on the links in the book titles ~ and Apraxia-KidsSM Internet Resources will receive a donation from the purchase!


Sandra Boynton

Blue Hat, Green Hat Doggies Horns to Toes Moo, Baa, LaLaLa

Eric Carle

Brown Bear, Brown Bear,
What Do You See?
Draw Me a Star From Head to Toe The Grouchy Ladybug
Polar Bear, Polar Bear,
What Do You Hear?
The Very Lonely Firefly The Very Busy Spider The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Nancy White Carlstrom

Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear? Hooray for Me
Hooray for You
Hooray for Blue:
Jesse Bear’s Colors
How Do You Say It Today, Jesse Bear? What a Scare, Jesse Bear

P.D. Eastman

Go Dog Go! Flap Your Wings Are You My Mother? The Alphabet Book

Eric Hill

Where’s Spot? Spot Goes to the Farm
Spot at Home (Spot Board Book) Spot Goes to the Park (Lift-The-Flap)

Jean Marzollo

I Spy Little Letters I Spy Little Wheels I Spy Little Animals I Love You—A Rebus Poem

Mercer Mayer

I Was SO Mad Me, Too There’s a Nightmare in My Closet Just Grandma and Me

Bernard Most

Cock -A-Doodle-Moo Moo-Ha! Oink-Ha! Catbirds and Dogfish
The Cow That Went Oink Z-Z-Zoink! There’s an Ant in Anthony Peek-a-Moo!

Shirley Neitzel

The Jacket I Wear in the Snow I’m Taking a Trip on My Train The Bag I’m Taking to Grandma’s The Dress I’ll Wear to the Party

Laura Joffe Numeroff

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie If You Give a Moose a Muffin If You Give a Pig a Pancake If You Take a Mouse to the Movies

Al Perkins

Hand, Hand, Finger, Thumb The Diggingest Dog Tubby and the Poo-Bah The Ear Book

Dr. Seuss

Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You? Green Eggs and Ham Hop on Pop One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
Cat in the Hat The Cat in the Hat Comes Back How the Grinch Stole Christmas! If I Ran the Zoo


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