5 Favorite Fall Children’s Books

There is something very special about the fall season—pumpkin patches, golden leaves, delicious treats, Halloween and Thanksgiving festivities, and the list goes on and on! With so much to love about autumn, this season presents many opportunities for family bonding. Imagine curling up by the fireplace, with a hot cup of apple cider in hand, as you enjoy your favorite fall reads with the whole family. By reading fall themed books with your little ones, they can learn all about what all the amazing things this season has to offer. These fall reads will get your children excited about fall, and appreciating it more than ever before.

“It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”

Celebrating 50 years, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” is a classic children’s book, written by beloved author Charles Schultz. Schultz tells the story of Halloween night, where Charlie Brown and his gang enjoy all the fun this evening possesses. Amongst the festivities, Charlie’s friend Linus van Pelt waits alone in a pumpkin patch for “The Great Pumpkin.” Regardless of what his friends believe, Linus stands his ground. Linus firmly believes “The Great Pumpkin” will rise soon from the patch to give toys to all the children of the world. Does “The Great Pumpkin” finally arrive this year? You’ll have to read to find out!

“Mouse’s First Fall”

Perfect for children experiencing their first fall, “Mouse’s First Fall” tells the story of a little mouse’s fall adventure. Author Lauren Thompson brings to life all of the beautiful hues of fall—red, orange, yellow, brown. “Mouse’s First Fall” speaks to the child inside each of us. Perhaps you’ll be inspired to jump into a pile of colorful, crunchy leaves as well! This book teaches the littlest ones all about the wonders of fall, as their eyes are opened to this special time of the year.

“The Berenstain Bears and the Prize Pumpkin”

Who doesn’t love The Berenstain Bears?! Our favorite family of bears is at it again in this fall themed book. Excitement mounts for the Bear Country Thanksgiving Festival, as the Berenstain family enters the popular pumpkin contest. With so much talk and pressure about winning the contest, the meaning of Thanksgiving gets lost in the competition. Thankfully, the Berenstain family recalls all they are thankful for, recapturing the true spirit of Thanksgiving.

“Duck & Goose, Find a Pumpkin”

With the incredible artwork in this book, your baby will certainly love Tad Hills’ “Duck & Goose, Find a Pumpkin.” Follow the journey of these adorable animals, as they seek out a large, orange pumpkin. Wandering all over the forest, to an apple tree, a leaf pile, and a log, this duck and goose refuse to give up. In addition to a great story, your child will adore the colorful images and precious animal art on each page.

“Corduroy’s Best Halloween”

Cuddly Corduroy cannot wait for Halloween, in this book from Don Freeman and Lisa McCue. This bear wants to host an unforgettable Halloween party for all of this friends. Of course, Corduroy wants to partake in all of the fun Halloween activities, like trick-or-treating! However, much like the rest of us, Corduroy cannot decide what to dress up as! Want to know what Corduroy is for Halloween? Guess you will have to grab a copy!

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