Let's Go ABC! (Hardcover)

Things That Go, from A to Z

By Rhonda Gowler Greene, Daniel Kirk (Illustrator)

Bloomsbury Children's Books, 9780802735096, 40pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2018

Other Editions of This Title:
Board book (1/7/2025)

List Price: 17.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


The alphabet comes to zooming, vrooming life with vehicles for every letter, A to Z! A big, boxy bus drives up for letter B, a kayak floats by for letter K, and a rocket blasts off for letter R. A fun and thrilling range of planes, trains, automobiles, and more take readers on a ride through this charming early-learning book.

Beloved picture book author Rhonda Gowler Greene and illustrator Daniel Kirk join forces for another classic rhyming story for every fan of things that go!

About the Author

Rhonda Gowler Greene has fond memories of being at her grandma’s. She remembers driving a tractor, climbing huge trees, and catching lots of fireflies. Ms. Greene is the author of Barnyard Song and The Stable Where Jesus Was Born. A former preschool and elementary teacher, she lives in West Bloomfield, Michigan, with her family.

Praise For Let's Go ABC!: Things That Go, from A to Z

"Creative and appealing . . . Each page consists of a singsonglike rhyme that makes for a jovial readaloud." - School Library Journal

"Vrooming vehicles of all kinds, carrying a distinctive cast of anthropomorphic animals . . . A playful twist for automobile-loving readers." - Publishers Weekly

"It's the interactions among the cast of animals that generate the fun in the full-spread illustrations. There are lots of vehicle-themed alphabet books, but very few are as all-inclusive as this one is." - Kirkus Reviews

"The featured letters are often incorporated into the vehicles or other parts of Kirk’s appealing digital illustrations, but when kids realize that the amiable, dressed-animal characters also represent those letters, naming them adds to the fun. . . . A versatile, enjoyable picture book for kids enthralled by vehicles." - Booklist

"This appealing picture book will work well in classrooms and storytimes and as a bedtime read. A must-have for most collections." - School Library Journal on PUSH! DIG! SCOOP!

"In this well-conceived, bouncy and colorful primer, Greene builds up various geometric shapes from a line. . . . A clever and fun introduction to the assorted shapes." - starred review, Publishers Weekly on WHEN A LINE BENDS . . . A SHAPE BEGINS

"In prose reminiscent of the 'Old MacDonald' song, Greene develops an amusing story. . . . A storytime winner." - starred review, School Library Journal on BARNYARD SONG

"A sure-fire hit. . . . Fun, fun, fun." - starred review, Booklist on LIBRARY MOUSE

"Kirk soups up his streamlined oil paintings with comic nuance. The dog characterizations are a stitch, and youngsters will enjoy the subtle jokes. A load of fun." - Publishers Weekly on MY TRUCK IS STUCK