Fantastic Fall Books for Preschoolers

Looking for some good children’s books to cuddle up with now that the weather is turning cool?  Here’s a collection of some favorite fall books for preschoolers that are sure to delight both you and your little readers.

Each of these books have been read and enjoyed by my family.  For your convenience, affiliate links have been added.  See my policy and disclosure page for more information.

Various picture kids books for fall

Awesome Autumn, All Kinds of Fall Facts and Fun

by Bruce Goldstone

This is a perfect accompaniment to any fall curriculum for children between the ages of 4 and 8.  Awesome Autumn’s topics cover everything from clothing and vegetation changes to harvesting, migration, to even the sports and family traditions of autumn.  The pictures are all photographs and the format is very engaging.

Hello, Fall

by Deborah Diesen and Lucy Fleming

In this sweet book a grandfather and his granddaughter are out for an afternoon of welcoming all the signs of fall.  Hello, Fall is a short sweet story accompanied by warm whimsical illustrations.

Fall Mixed Up

by Bob Raczka and Chad Cameron

You and your family will enjoy the quirky illustrations and pleasant rhyming rhythm of Fall Mixed Up.  As the story progresses through mentioning all the signs of spring, you’ll quickly notice that things are not quite right.  “Bears gathering nuts while geese hibernate.  Squirrels fly south in big figure eights.”

Preschoolers and early elementary kids will enjoy pointing out all the silly things in this story as you read through all the various things that happen for us and nature in the fall.

Patty’s Pumpkin Patch

by Teri Sloat

Using the alphabet as a guide, the author of Patty’s Pumpkin Patch tells the story of growing a pumpkin patch.  The illustrations are detailed and true to life.  Your toddler will enjoy the challenge of finding each alphabet item in each image.  Older kids will appreciate learning how pumpkins grow.  This would be a great book to read before heading out on your own pumpkin patch adventure!

Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn

by Kenard Pak

This is another book in the welcoming season series by Kenard Pak.  As a young girl takes a walk she begins to notice the seasonal changes around her.  In greeting autumn the story also explains why these changes are happening and the illustrations bring those changes to life.

Look what I did with a leaf

by Morteza E. Sohi

Here’s a fun book that will inspire you and your family to go out and do some leaf hunting, drying, and craftingLook What I did with a Leaf is full of leaf collages and designs to make all sorts of animals from just leaves.  The author also talks about art theory, provides tips on crafting with leaves, and even gives a little leaf science lesson at the end of the book.

A preschooler designing a picture with fall leaves using a kids book as inspiration
Using Look What I did with a Leaf to do some fall leaf craftiing

This is the perfect book for homeschooling, hands-on learning, and as a accompaniment to leaf and fall study class curriculum.

Sure, there are so many more fall books for preschoolers, but these are definitely some of my family’s favorites and I’m certain that your children will enjoy these too!

If you’d like to give me a few more fall kids book suggestions, please add them into the comments below!

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