Here’s a new book I made for fun: Pīnyīn Dòngwùyuán (4.3 MB PDF).
It goes through the letters of the alphabet: A is for ānchun, B is for bānmǎ, C is for chángjǐnglù, etc., all the way through Z, which is for zhāngyú.
But X is not for xióngmāo. I’m sick of pandas. Let’s let some other animals have some time in the spotlight.
Although technically speaking the Pinyin alphabet is the same as that for English, I prefer to go with A–Z, minus V but plus Ü.
O and R were the tricky ones to find animals for.
Perhaps some teachers will print this out and hang it up in their classrooms. Or kids could use it as a coloring book. You have my permission to do just about anything you like with this — other than sell it or add Chinese characters. (The world already has plenty of material in Hanzi, but not nearly enough in Pinyin.)
I made sure to include multiples of some common morphemes (e.g., bānmǎ, hǎimǎ, and mǎ; èyú and zhāngyú; hǎimǎ and hǎi’ōu; niú, wōniú, and xīniú), which I hope will be useful.
For fonts, I used the Linux Libertine family.
This took me far longer to make than I thought it would, so I hope some people enjoy it or at least find it interesting.