Letter Writing will never go out of style. Some might call it old school but others enjoy reading handwritten letters. Despite the advancing technology, kids should learn letter writing. World Letter Writing Day is celebrated on September 1, so here we have got some of the picture books for your kids to learn letter writing.
1. Dear Dragon by Josh Funk
Illustrated by Rodolfo Montalvo
A story of pen pals, George and Blaise who write letter to each other. From their pets and favourite sports to their birthdays and science fair projects, they talk about everything. George is a human and Blaise is a dragon, but only the reader knows that and ofcourse you! What will happen when they will meet each other?
2. Dear Yeti by James Kwan
One day, two young hikers go out to look for Yeti with the help of a bird friend. As they enter the woods of the forest deeper, they realise that they don’t have enough food. Fortunately, this shy creature, Yeti helps them to get what they need.
3. Dear Deer by Gene Barretta
A clever Aunt Ant, just moved to the zoo, descibes the animals behaviour using homophones. It’s a fun book.
4. The Jolly Postman
A tale where Goldilocks write letter to the Three Bears. Also, even the Wicked Wittch received letters. This book includes real letters and is a must-read for kids.
5. Can I Be Your Dog? by Troy Cummings
A sincere story of a dog who pleas for a forever home. This is one hilarious and heartwarming story, showcasing different letter writing styles.
6. Dear Dinosaur by Chae Strathie
Illustrated by Nicola O’Byrne
A story of two pen pals, Max and T. Rex, who started writing when Max once visits the museum which was about to get closed and wished to ask questions from the dinosaurs. From sharing funny jokes to stories about baby tooth, they share everyhting through letters.
7. XO, OX: A Love Story by Adam Rex
Illustrated by Scott Campbell
What happens when an ox professes his love for the glamorous gazeller? This book includes sweet, hilarious and heartbreaking letters exchanged between a romantic ox and a beautiful gazelle.
8. Dear Teacher by Amy Husband
A collection of hilarious letters exchanged between Michael and his new teacher, where Michael explains his teacher why he can’t attend the class.
9. The Day The Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
Duncan wants to color, but one day when he opens the crayons box, he founds letters from his crayons. They all had enough and they decided to quit.
These are the nine books to teach your kid letter writing. Tell us which one is for your kid in the comment section below.