30 Fun Fall Books for Kids

Welcome the season of apple picking, pumpkin spice, and crunchy leaves with these warm and engaging autumn-themed books.

Sep 11, 2023



30 Fun Fall Books for Kids

Sep 11, 2023

Although summer is over and back-to-school season is in full swing, there’s a lot to look forward to this fall. The inviting scent of pumpkin spice and apple cider donuts will keep our hearts and tummies warm on crisp autumn days. And nothing beats cozying up with a blanket and a good book in hand. 

Celebrate the changing seasons as a family with fall children's books: Your little one will be eager to read festive fall-themed books featuring apples, pumpkins, Halloween traditions, colorful leaves, and important lessons about family and gratitude. These fall-themed books promote reading outside of the classroom and help your child connect stories to the season. 

Scholastic editors handpicked the fall stories below for you and your family. This list strikes the perfect balance between heartwarming and spell-binding tales.  

For instance, young readers will embark on an enchanting trip to the pumpkin patch in Princess Truly Picks a Pumpkin! Filled with charming illustrations, rhyming text, and sweet messages of empowerment and confidence, this story will fill your little one with excitement for the season. 

Meanwhile, older readers will delight in The Glass Witch, a whimsical fantasy about a young witch who accidentally enacts a curse on her family. This eerie-sistible title is packed with magic, adventure, family, and friendships — and it’s the perfect read for the spookiest time of the year. 

You can find more spooky picks with these new Halloween books for every age. For more ways to bond over books as a family this season, check out these autumn book and activity pairings

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