Celebrate the season with 10 great children’s books about Fall! If you’re like me, you enjoy the fall weather when you can get outside a bit more! And, let’s not forget apples, pumpkins, football, and holidays! It seems like there is always something going on! There’s so much to read about that can be celebrated! So, here’s a few book ideas to get you started!
Ten Books About Fall
Fall Leaves Written and Illustrated by Liesbet Slegers
This small board book helps young readers identify words associated with the fall season through simple illustrations and basic text.
Fall Mixed Up by Bob Raczka and Illustrated by Chad Cameron
If you know a child that likes to point out the silly things in life and can understand a joke here or there, they may love this book! Throughout these pages, everything about fall is all mixed up, whether it’s nature, sports, habits, holidays, or meals! Readers can giggle at the oddities and are invited to go back through the book and make things right.
Count Down to Fall by Fran Hawk and Illustrated by Sherry Neidigh
Counting down from ten, readers can enjoy falling leaves of all kinds as they enjoy the poetry and beautiful illustrations in this book. The author whisks them away on a journey through fall until they wind up in winter. There are four educational pages at the back, discussing leaves and plants. There is also an invitation to go online for more educational activities for non-commerical use.
As the Earth Turns: FALL by Lynn M. Stone
This is a scientific book about fall. It presents information about the four seasons, Earth and it’s relationship with the sun, how autumn brings changes to our planet and our country, and how it effects animals or provides food we enjoy. There is a small glossary at the back of the book.
One Fall Day by Molly Bang
As a sleepy child listens to her mother recall the day, readers will be swept away into the day as well, following all of the characters (the child’s toys) and the girl through each part of her fall day. Before they know it, readers will see that the girl has fallen asleep safe and secure in her bed…with her cat…all nice and warm.
I Can Read! The Fall Festival by Mercer Mayer
Little Critter and his family head to a fall festival on a clear and beautiful fall day. There are apples to taste, pumpkins to choose, games to play, prizes to win, and things to buy! It’s a fun way for little readers to enjoy a fall day at a festival without ever leaving your lap!
Who Loves The Fall? by Bob Raczka and Illustrated by Judy Stead
This simple book takes readers through an illustrated list of people, animals, and things that love the fall! There is also one page of fall facts to learn more!
Fall is for Friends by Suzy Spafford
Suzy and Emily are the best of friends and fall isn’t official until they plunge into a pile of leaves. The only problem they are facing is that the leaves just won’t come down! Throughout this delightful book, the girls brainstorm and test various ways to make them. Will they be successful before they give up?
It’s Fall by Linda Glaser and Cut-Paper Illustrations by Susan Swan
Covering anything and everything you can think of about fall, this book brings the active season to life through poetry and unique illustrations. The book ends with three pages of nature activities you can do in the fall.
Fall is Here! Counting 1 to 10 by Pamela Jane and Illustrated by Steve Haskamp
Counting fall items from one to ten, this book also teaches children about how numbers build on one another and as readers move their way through the book, the pages also increase by size! There are plenty of opportunities to count various objects while reading this one!
What is your favorite thing about fall?
For more fall-related books, check out this roundup of first day of school books.