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15 Festive Fall Books for the Season

From the leaves turning colors or putting on your favorite sweater, to carving pumpkins with the whole family, fall is full of amazing things for children to get excited about. Tap into their sense of wonder by reading them one of these fantastic fall books that will get the whole family in the fall spirit!

Five Little Pumpkins

by Tiger Tales (Author) &

Lucy Barnard (Illustrator)

What tricks or treats are in store for the five little pumpkins? A classic rhyme is brought to life with adorable illustrations in this spooky board book.

Duck & Goose, Find

a Pumpkin

by Tad Hills (Author, Illustrator)

New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tad Hills brings our favorite feathered friends out to find a big, beautiful pumpkin in this sturdy, large-sized board book. Duck & Goose look everywhere for a pumpkin--in the apple tree, in the leaf pile, inside a hollow log.... Where will they find one?

Corduroy's Best Halloween Ever!

by Don Freeman (Author) &

Lisa McCue (Illustrator)

Halloween is almost here, and Corduroy can't wait! He is going to have a party. He and his friends will carve a jack-o'-lantern, bob for apples, and go trick-or-treating! But there is one problem-Corduroy needs to choose a costume. What will he wear?

Pete the Cat Falling

for Autumn

by James Dean (Author, Illustrator) & Kimberly Dean (Author)

Pete the Cat isn't sure about the changing of the seasons from summer to autumn. But when he discovers corn mazes, hay rides, and apple picking, Pete realizes there's so much to enjoy and be thankful for about autumn.

The Leaf Thief

by Alice Hemming (Author) &

Nicola Slater (Illustrator)

Squirrel loves counting the leaves on his tree―red leaves, gold leaves, orange, and more. But hold on! One of his leaves is missing! On a quest to find the missing leaf, Squirrel teams up with his good friend Bird to discover who the leaf thief could be among their forest friends.

We're Going on a

Leaf Hunt

by Steve Metzger (Author) &

Miki Sakamoto (Illustrator)

There are lots of beautiful fall leaves to find! Three friends have a big adventure hiking over a mountain and through a forest to collect leaves of all kinds and colors. What will they do with all their leaves at the end of the story? Jump and play in them, of course!With easy rhyming text and fun sound effects, children will delight in this rollicking autumn story.

The Leaves on the Trees

by Thom Wiley (Author) &

Andrew Day (Illustrator)

Based on the classic song, "The Wheels on the Bus," The Leaves on the Trees explores all types of trees making the magical transformation from the green leaves of summer to fascinating foliage

of fall.

Room on the Broom

by Julia Donaldson (Author) &

Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)

This rollicking, rhyming tale from master storyteller Julia Donaldson is the perfect Halloween read-aloud for the youngest listeners. A friendly witch, hungry dragon, and muddy monster learn about friendship, and readers will delight in the surprising (and not too scary) ending.

Happy Halloween from The Very Busy Spider

by Eric Carle (Author, Illustrator)

With a lift-flap on every spread, this sturdy casebound board book has all the tricks to make it a perfect Halloween treat for beginning readers! Say "Boo" and "Happy Halloween" with some of Eric Carle's most beloved characters, including The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Very Busy Spider.

Find Spot at the Halloween Party

by Eric Hill (Author, Illustrator)

Join Spot and his friends as they dress up in spooky costumes for a Halloween party. Halloween is an exciting first experience for little ones, and Spot can't wait for all of the magic to begin -- he loves Halloween!

Apple Picking Day!

by Candice Ransom (Author) &

Erika Meza (Illustrator)

The kids bound with glee through the rows of trees, and race against other children to pick the most and the best apples. The story of their day is bright, fun, and full of light action. It’s told in easy-to-follow rhyme, ensuring a successful reading experience.

Peppa's Windy Fall Day

by Scholastic (Author, Illustrator)

It is a windy fall day -- perfect for playing outside and jumping in big piles of colorful leaves! Join Peppa and her family as they enjoy outdoor fun in the crisp, autumn air in this delightful storybook based on the hit show!

The Berenstain Bears Fall Family Fun

by Stan & Jan Berenstain (Authors)

Featuring The Berenstain Bears Trick or Treat and The Berenstain Bears and the Prize Pumpkin, this full-color storybook is the perfect fall-themed addition to your Berenstain Bears collection!

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed

Some Leaves!

by Lucille Colandro (Author) &

Jared Lee (Illustrator)

The Old Lady is back and this time she's swallowing some leaves, clothes, a pumpkin, and a rope! Welcome the Fall season with funny illustrations and a spin on a classic rhyme!

It's Pumpkin Day, Mouse!

by Laura Numeroff (Author) &

Felicia Bond (Illustrator)

Mouse is excited for fall because that means it is time to decorate pumpkins! But one is missing. Where could it have gone?This is the perfect Halloween book for the very youngest reader, and is just the right book to get kids and budding artists inspired to work on their own Halloween crafts.

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