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I love fall and it’s all about beautiful fall leaves right now. If you’re looking for a few books about fall for your toddler or early reader, I’ve collected a few of my favorites for you to check out. Pack up a picnic lunch and head off for on an adventure with your child. You’ll get some great exercise and learn more about the leaves you find.
11 Books About Fall for Your Toddler
Here are a few fall picture books that your child can enjoy. There are many autumn books for toddlers, but here are a few of my favorites that you can start with.
My Leaf Book
With her trademark bold, graphic style Monica Wellington has created a picture book about autumn, trees, and leaves. When the seasons change, a young girl visits the arboretum to collect fallen leaves and make a book with them. Brilliant illustrations show each variety of tree the girl encounters, from the common oak to the lesser-known gingko. Spreads silhouetting leaves up-close help young children learn to identify them. Like the girl in the book, young readers will be eager to make their very own leaf books. My Leaf Book
My Autumn Book
Crisp air and gray skies beckon a little girl to thoroughly investigate the outside world: chipmunks, squirrels, insects, and fallen leaves all hint that a change of season is coming. Young readers can explore the signs of autumn along with the adventurous child narrator in this charming conclusion to the series on the seasons. My Autumn Book
Ivan’s Great Fall
Ivan’s Great Fall is the story of a young boy reluctant to say goodbye to summer. Everything about summer makes him happy. Summer is endless days of play and nights full of stars. As summer turns to fall, he discovers autumn has a charm of its own. Fall is friends and school, trees full of brilliant colors and a chill in the air. Ivan’s Great Fall introduces children to the poetry of Keats, Dickinson, Sandburg, Bronte, and others. Excerpts from their writings, as seen through Ivan’s eyes, will open up poetry as a way for children to express their own feelings about the changing of seasons. This book includes longer excerpts and brief bios of each author. Ivan’s Great Fall
We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt
Fletcher and the Falling Leaves
As the leaves fall from his favorite tree, Fletcher worries that something is terribly wrong. But then winter comes and with it a wonderful surprise. Do you know what it is? Join Fletcher and find out. . . . Fletcher and the Falling Leaves Check out the video above for more information about one of these books about fall for your toddler.
Books about fall for your toddler with animals
Mouse’s First Fall
One cool day Mouse and Minka venture out to play. From leaves of all colors—red, yellow, orange to brown—to leaves of all shapes and sizes—Mouse learns what makes fall such a special season! Before their fun, fall day is over, Mouse takes a big “leap!” Now featuring the newly redesigned Classic Board Book logo, this sturdy book is perfect for little ones learning about the seasons! Mouse’s First Fall
Animals in Fall
Honk! Geese are flying south. Grr! Black bears are looking for a den. Munch! Deer are eating extra food. Find out what other animals do to get ready for winter. What happens in fall? Find out in the Fall’s Here! series, part of the Cloverleaf Books collection. These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and illustrations to make learning fun! Animals in Fall If you’re looking for books about fall for your toddler, this one is educational as well as fun.
I Love Fall
From plump orange pumpkins to crunchy leaves, readers will love all the textures fall has to offer in this delightful touch-and-feel board book. From woolly scarves and plump orange pumpkins to crunchy leaves and smooth wicker baskets, readers will delight in all the different textures fall has to offer. With simple, rhyming verses and sweet, vibrant illustrations, youngsters can celebrate the season with this touch-and-feel board book that’s perfect for small hands. I Love Fall
If you’re looking for a few more ideas in addition to these books about fall for your toddler, why not check out these ways to enjoy fall with the kids. And, if you’re looking for fall art for toddlers, check out this post.