Sneeze, Big Bear, Sneeze! by Maureen Wright - Fall has arrived and Big Bear just can't stop sneezing. Sadly, the poor bear starts to think that his sneezes are responsible for all the apples and leaves that are starting to fall. Thankfully, the wind helps him to see the real reason. A humorous little story with beautiful illustrations children will love.

 Too Tall Houses by Gianna Marino - Owl and Rabbit are great friends and neighbors. They are living quite peacefully in their small houses, that is until Rabbit's garden starts to block Owl's view. In response, Owl just builds his house a little taller. When that interferes with the sunshine for Rabbit's vegetables, he responds by building his house even taller. And so it goes, trying to outdo the height of the other house...until the two houses are the tallest in the world! What will the two friends decide to do about their friendship (and their houses) when a big gust of wind shows up? Another cute story, with a nice little lesson about friendship, and really fun illustrations.

Bear Feels Sick by Karma Wilson - Another cute addition to "The Bear Books". In this one, poor Bear is not feeling well at all, definitely not well enough to play with his animal friends. And so, his friends decide that they will take care of him and make him as comfortable as possible. In no time at all, Bear is feeling so much better and is ready to go play in the leaves...the only problem is that now his sweet friends aren't feeling very well! Children are sure to love the fun text and sweet illustrations in this installment of the Bear series. 

The Biggest Pumpkin Ever by Steven Kroll - Mouse friends Desmond and Clayton both have plans for a pumpkin they find growing outside. Desmond wants to carve the biggest pumpkin in the neighborhood; Clayton wants to win the biggest pumpkin contest. Problems arise when the mice discover that their pumpkins growing in the pumpkin patch are actually the same pumpkin! Follow along as together, they grow the biggest pumpkin ever! Youngsters will love it!

Too Many Pumpkins by Linda White - A fun story about a woman who has a giant pumpkin fall off a truck and into her yard. She decides to simply bury the mess. You will not believe what happens the following fall! 

The Biggest Apple Ever by Steven Kroll - Clayton a Desmond, the adorable mouse friends, are back in this cute addition to the series. They are learning about apples at school and are determined to find the biggest one! See what kind of fun awaits them as Clayton and Desmond once again learn to work together.

These are some really cute and fun stories to read with your kids in the fall. There are more out there, so keep coming back to check for new additions. If any catch your eye, just click to purchase immediately from Amazon! We get a small affiliate commission from Amazon that helps us with the costs of our website; thank you for helping to support us.

Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert - A great non-fiction read for youngsters! This beautiful introduction to the life of a tree uses watercolor and actual seeds, roots, etc. in its pictures. Glossary included in this beauty from Lois Ehlert.

Fall is Not Easy by Marty Kelley - Trees have a lot to deal with: storms, squirrels, and then there's their leaves falling off! Kids will love following the tree along as it tries to solve its problem...because, really, Fall is Not Easy!

Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert - Another winner from Lois Ehlert. A leaf man made out of leaves and acorns falls to the ground and is taken on a journey that explores all the different beauty of fall. Beautiful illustrations with actual leaves that kids will love!

We're Going on a Leaf Hunt by Steve Metzger - Written as a new version of the well-known song, kids will love the fun rhyming text as three friends go on their leaf hunting adventure. 

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Fall/Leaves

Apples

Pumpkins

Ten Apples Up on Top by Dr. Seuss - In this fun counting story, a dog, lion, and tiger try to outdo each other by balancing more apples than the other as they do crazy things like tightrope and rollerskating! A cute, fun story by Dr. Seuss (who actually wrote under the pen name of Theo LeSieg as well!)

The Giving Tree by Shel Silversten - The classic story of the boy who becomes friends with an apple tree. The little boy loves playing with the tree, and the tree is happy. But over the years, the boy comes less and less to play, and instead only comes to see his tree friend when he needs something.  The tree, however, continues to give and give until she is only a stump. Will the young boy, now an old man, have one last chance to make the tree happy after all she's given him?

How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? by Margaret McNamara - In this adorable skip counting book, a class of curious kids are asked by their teacher, “How many seeds are in a pumpkin?” With a big, medium, and small pumpkin to guess from, they all have different ideas of what the answer will be. Once the slimy business of looking inside is complete, however, the answer is a bit surprising!

The Pumpkin Book” by Gail Gibbons - With her well-known presentation of simple non-fiction text and pictures, Gail Gibbons the many shapes and sizes pumpkins come in, how they grow, and how they’re used in different cultures. The book also includes instructions for carving a pumpkin and drying out seeds. 

Pumpkin Jack by Will Hubbell - An interesting story following the decay of a pumpkin. Tim carves his first pumpkin, named Jack. When Halloween passes, Tim decides to watch it change in the garden. 

Turkeys/Thanksgiving

 A Turkey for Thanksgiving by Eve Bunting - Mr. and Mrs. Moose are eager to have all their animal friends over for Thanksgiving dinner. But one friend is missing…Turkey! Soon they discover that their friend is too afraid to come over because he thinks he might end up on the table for dinner instead!

A Plump and Perky Turkey by Teresa Bateman - The Squawk Valley turkeys are getting smarter. There will be no more jumping into pots at Thanksgiving for them. So, the townspeople make a plan to hold a turkey-themed fair that will draw in an unsuspecting bird! Will Peter the Turkey fall for the trap?

Too Many Turkeys by Linda White - When a lost little turkey finds his way onto Fred and Belle’s farm, Belle’s garden soon becomes the finest in town. Everyone wants to know her secret, but she won’t tell. When Belle is out of town, another turkey finds its way to their farm…and then another and another! Soon the farm is filled with turkeys. What will Fred do? Will he keep Belle’s secret? Will her garden be ruined?

Sarah Morton’s Day by Kate Waters - A kid-friendly book that photographs what life was like for pilgrim children. Follow along as Sarah Morton’s day unfolds in 1627.

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