This books are filled with alliterative “tongue ticklers” that are helpful for children learning to detect phonemes in spoken words.
Baltuck, Naomi. Crazy gibberish and other story hour stretches : from a storyteller’s bag of tricks. With wacky drawings by Doug Cushman. Hamden, Conn. : Linnet Books, 1993.
Bayley, Nicola. One old Oxford ox. New York : Atheneum, 1977.
Booth, David. Doctor Knickerbocker and other rhymes. Illustrated by Maryann Kovalski. New York : Ticknor & Fields, 1993.
Brandreth, Gyles Daubeney. The biggest tongue twister book in the world. Ill. by Alex Chin. New York : Sterling Pub. Co., 1978.
Cole, Joanna. The laugh book / by Joanna Cole and Stephanie Calmenson ; drawings by Marylin Hafner. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1986.
Cole, Joanna. Six sick sheep : 101 tongue twisters / compiled by Joanna Cole and Stephanie Calmenson ; illustrated by Alan Tiegreen. New York : Morrow Junior Books, 1993.
Dillingham, Pegge. Sound comics Illustrated by Claudia Fregosi. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, 1978.
Gackenbach, Dick. Timid Timothy’s tongue twisters / adapted and illustrated by Dick Gackenbach. New York : Holiday House, 1986.
Keller, Charles. Tongue twisters. Illustrated by Ron Fritz. New York : Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1989.
Obligado, Lilian. Faint frogs feeling feverish : & other terrifically tantalizing tongue twisters. New York : Viking Press, 1983.
Schwartz, Alvin. Busy buzzing bumblebees and other tongue twisters. Illustrated by Paul Meisel. New York: HarperCollins, 1992.
Schwartz, Alvin. A twister of twists, a tangler of tongues : tongue twisters. Illustrated by Glen Rounds. Philadelphia : Lippincott, 1972.
Seuss, Dr. Oh say can you say? New York : Beginner Books, 1979.
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