Do you have any fall books in your toddler’s library? Rotating books every few months keeps things fresh and gives them a chance to learn about the different seasons. This time of year we’ll be reading about leaves, pumpkins, apples, scarecrows, Halloween and Thanksgiving.
Here are nine of my favorite fall board books for toddler’s. I’ve included my Amazon affiliate link for your convenience. These are all board books which are perfect for small hands and allow them to explore books without ripping out the pages.
Fall books for toddlers
- Biscuit Visits the Pumpkin Patch by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Biscuit visits a pumpkin patch for the first time and helps to find the perfect pumpkin. While he’s there he makes some new friends. This is a fun book for your toddler and they’re sure to love Biscuit as much as we do!
- The Itsy Bitsy Pumpkin by Sonali Fry
This books takes the classic nursery rhyme Itsy Bitsy Spider and gives it a Halloween twist. It tells the tale of a pumpkin who is trying to find it’s way home with help from a friendly witch.
- Daniel Loves Fall! (Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood) by Natalie Shaw
This adorable book is based on a special episode of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Daniel and his friends are getting ready for the Neighborhood Fall Festival but after the decorations get blown away they make new ones themselves.
- It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse by Laura Numeroff
Mouse gives all the pumpkins a different face (happy, sad, etc) which makes this a great book for introducing emotions to toddlers.
- Leaves by David Ezra Stein
This is a fun book for introducing the change of seasons. Leaves has wonderful illustrations and tells the story of a bear who gets confused by the leaves falling off the tree. Collecting leaves is a good activity to tie in with this book.
- The Busy Little Squirrel by Nancy Tafuri
The squirrel is so busy during the Fall season that he has very little time to spend with friends, A cute book to explain how animals get ready for the cold. Going on a nature walk to show your toddler how busy some animals are during Fall or putting out some peanuts, is a way to show how we care for nature.
- I Love Fall by Alison Inches
This touch and feel board book book provides great illustrations along with a texture on each page for your toddler to explore. Showing them the real life items will make this book even more fun for them.
- Duck and Goose Find a Pumpkin by Tad Hills
This oversized board books explores the fun of pumpkin picking. Duck and Goose see Thistle with a beautiful pumpkin and cannot figure out where to get one. They search a pile of autumn leaves, an apple tree and other fall spots to find one.
- Apple Farm Annie by Monica Wellington
One of the best things about Fall is picking apples and making something delicious. Annie lives on an apple farm and is very busy during the Fall. She picks the apples and bakes lots of goodies to take to market. Consider visiting an orchard to pick apples after reading this book with your toddler.