If your child is anything like mine, then you spend lots of time with them sitting on your lap reading books to them. Reading is so important for children so they can learn, grow, and develop their minds. As fall approaches, one of the best things you can do is to buy some books about fall for your child. It’ll allow them to learn so much about this fun season and they’ll love seeing it happen in real life as well. Here are 8 of the greatest fall books you can buy for your kids that they will love to read and will beg to read them over and over gain.
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1. Mouse’s First Fall by Lauren Thompson
For some reason kid’s love reading books about mice and in this book a mouse is the main character. He ventures out one day in autumn and realizes that things have changed. The leaves are all different colors and he learns that they are all different shapes and sizes. Your kids will love reading about his mouse’s adventures as he discovers and learns more about fall.
2. Leaf Jumpers by Carole Gerber
Not only is this book full of vibrant colors and illustrations, but the poetic text will captivate your child’s attention. It explains why leaves change color and teaches them how to identify different kinds of leaves. Your child will be an expert in leaves after reading this book and will know how to identify them by shape, color, size and other characteristics.
3. Leaf Man By Lois Ehlert
Leaf Man is many people’s favorite fall books for many reasons. The author, Lois Ehlert, is a wonderful children’s book writer and really knows how to get children’s attentions. This book is also full of beauiful, colorful illustrations that are made from actual fall leaves. With each page the leaves take new shape and direction and makes reading about leaves fun.
4. Red Leaf Yellow Leaf By Lois Ehlert
This is yet another classic children’s book by Lois Ehlert. In this book she again uses vibrant colors for the leaves as well as pieces of actual seeds, fabric, wire, and roots that show the life of a tree. It not only mesmerizes children with the cut out pages, and colorful illustrations, but it teaches them may great things about leaves and trees from how the roots absorb nutrients, to photosynthesis and so much more.
5. We’re Going On A Leaf Hunt By Steve Metzler
It’s no secret that kids love spending time outside exploring the worlds. This book encourages them to do just that. They will see three friends go on a leaf finding adventure through the mountains and forest to find the most beautiful fall leaves. At the end the friends decide to jump and play in the leaves, which is something every child should experience once in their life. Your child will love going on this adventure with this group of friends and it will inspire them to go on their own.
6. It’s Fall! By Linda Glaser
Your children will love learning about the fall season with the beautiful and mesmerizing book. The illustrations are almost three dimensional not to mention vibrant and fun. Your child will learn the colors and textures of fall and gives them an idea of what kinds of things you can do during the fall season.
7. Autumn Leaves By Ken Robbins
This colorful book features photographs of leaves from many different types of trees and uses descriptive words to help young learners identify trees by their leaves. The author keeps the descriptions short and basic so that even young children can understand and learn, yet bold enough to keep kid’s attention. He also teaches them fun facts about trees and leaves. On top of all this, the illustrations are full of bright, colorful trees and leaves which your children will love looking at.
8. Awesome Autumn By Bruce Goldstone
This book will teach your child that autumn truly is awesome. They’ll learn to love this wonderful season as they read this book about leaves changing colors, animals flying south, people planting harvest, and so much more. They’ll learn about the holidays during fall and how to jump in leaf piles. The book is full of colorful photographs and fun descriptions that will keep your kid’s attention and ask to read this book over and over again.