Our fantastic fall books for preschoolers are the perfect way to find the perfect book for learning or circle time. Fall is one of the best preschool themes with so many changes that it brings. If you’re looking for even more high-quality books to read to children, see our list of the best preschool books!
We’ve included these types of fall books:
- Preschool Books about Leaves
- Fun Books for Preschoolers about Fall
- Non-Fiction Fall Books
Fall Books for Preschoolers to Fall in Love With
Teaching children about fall and autumn is wonderful! It doesn’t take much to help children to fall in love with the process of watching leaves change colors and to enjoy the change of weather. These fall books are a perfect way to explain the changes that children see all around them that happen during fall. After you’ve taken a peek at the titles, be sure to let me know some of your favorite books about fall.
Preschool Books About Leaves
Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert
This is one of the most-loved preschool books about fall! Go on an adventure with Leaf Man as the winds of fall blow him this way and that! This book is written by Lois Ehlert, who is able to engage children into her beautifully written stories. “Leaf Man” includes illustrations made from real leaves as well as labels for each leaf type for lots of learning.
We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt by Steve Metzger
This fun book follows three friends as they hunt leaves, in the fashion of the popular Bear Hunt song. An added bonus is the wonderful rhyming text!
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves! by Lucille Colandro
We all know the popular rhyme about the old lady who swallowed the fly. In fall theme fashion, this lively book has her swallowing leaves!
Fletcher and the Falling Leaves by Julia Rawlinson
Fletcher is a young fox who is quite concerned about the falling leaves. This adorable story of discovery will be sure to make children smile!
The Leaf Thief by Alice Hemming
Poor squirrel! There is a leaf thief on the loose and stealing all his beloved autumn leaves. But is there really a thief among them? This silly story teaches us about the events of fall and the wonderful beauty of fallen leaves.
Fun Books for Preschoolers About Fall
Pete the Cat Falling for Autumn by Kimberly and James Dean
Pete is not so sure how he feels about the changing season and saying goodbye to summer. He soon finds out that autumn is full of amazing things like pumpkin and apple picking, corn mazes, football, and of course, the changing leaves. Your preschoolers will be falling for autumn with this fun book for preschoolers about fall!
I Love Fall!: A Touch and Feel Board Book by Alison Inches
This enjoyable board book will definitely be a favorite for your toddlers! Introduce fall with a tactile experience to make the story come to life.
Fall Mixed Up by Robert Raczka
This very silly and zany book is full of mistakes both in the words and in the pictures and your preschoolers will love uncovering all the silly antics. From squirrels flying south for the winter to bears gathering nuts in the trees, this funny mixed-up story is a fun and engaging way to learn about fall!
Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn by Kenard Pak
A fun hello, goodbye from one season to another! With a glimpse into what fall brings, this book spotlights animals heading south for the winter, collecting food to prepare for hibernation and making cozy nests and dens.
Little Acorn by Igloo Books
How does a big oak tree come from such a tiny seed? Follow the little acorn through his journey and enjoy the bright illustrations and adorable acorn character as he grows roots and sprouts and one day becomes a giant oak tree… where the journey starts all over again.
The Berenstain Bear’s Harvest Festival
Travel to Bear Country with the Berenstain Bears for their first Harvest Festival! This fall book was written by Mike Berenstain, son of the original Berenstain Bears authors Stan and Jan Berenstain.
Non-Fiction Books for Preschoolers About Fall
Fall Weather: Cooler Temperatures
This nonfiction picture book helps explain fall in language that children can understand. Children will learn how both people and animals prepare for colder weather.
This fun fact-filled book about fall covers a variety of things to do during this amazing season.
The Autumn Visitors
From Karel Hayes’ acclaimed Visitors series, we follow the beloved family of bears on an adventure through a New England autumn.
A Tree for all Seasons
This photographic picture book for emergent readers is sure to delight! Engaging photographs, thoughtful vocabulary, and language that is easy to understand make this the perfect book for young students.
Fall Lesson Plans
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Many of my favorites too. I love Leaf Man. There are few I haven’t read I will need to look those up! Thank you
Thanks for the wonderful comment :). I hope you find some more that you love!