Did you know…
There are only forty-four sounds in the English language. And all of those forty-four sounds – every ending, blending, and diphthong – can be found in Goodnight Moon and Make Way for Ducklings and Charlotte’s Web.
-The Read-Aloud Handbook
by Jim Trelease
(Incidentally, The Read-Aloud Handboook is book I loved so much when I was just starting my parenting journey that I accidentally bought two copies!)