A long long time ago, when I only had three kids, I made an alphabet book using family pictures. It turned out to be pretty cool, but it wasn’t very sturdy. It’s not very nice to make a book “for the kids” that you won’t let them play with for fear they’ll wreck it. And believe me, they’ll wreck it.
Then in the blogworld, or on Pinterest, I can’t be sure, I got the idea to just edit the pictures, and put them in a cheap photo album, that just holds one 4×6 on each page. Here are some examples: