Tomorrow is officially the first day of fall, and you know what that means…Halloween movies, fall-scented candles, and pumpkin spiced everything! But my favorite part of of this time of year is getting to break out some of my favorite books. There’s something about reading a comforting book as the weather starts to turn colder that gets me into the mood for fall! If you or your little one is looking for a book to get you in the spirit, try one of these.
The Little Yellow Leaf by Carin Berger
This sweet story is about a leaf who isn’t yet ready to fall off his tree. According to the description, “This is a story for anyone who has ever been afraid of facing the unknown—and a celebration of the friends who help us take the leap.”
Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn by Kenard Pak
In this book, a little girl walks around her town noticing all the changes in the world that come with the transition from summer to fall. You’ll fall in love with her, and feel as excited as she is to welcome in a new season!
Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert
The reason to read this book is truly for its brilliant, artful layout. It follows the story of Leaf Man, who blows wherever the wind takes him, never able to know where he’ll be next. The illustrations are made from real fall leaves—you’ll be blown away!
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves by Lucille Colandro
A spinoff from the classic There Was An Old Lady series, this is a fun and silly book that’ll have your children in fits of giggles.
What are some of your favorite books to read during the fall? Let me know in the comments below!