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Fall is in the air, and it’s time to fill your book basket with leaf picture books. Discover this great collection of books that are perfect for autumn!
The leaves are beginning to change. We drove through the mountains this weekend, and I loved looking at all the beautiful colors. Shades of red, orange, yellow, and green everywhere we looked.
All of those beautiful colors put me in the mood for a great list of books for fall. This collection of leaf picture books is a great start to your autumn book basket.
Leaf Picture Books for Kids
Fill your book basket with a great collection of leaf picture books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore. If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them on Amazon by clicking the images below.
Leaf Man | Fall has come, the wind is gusting, and Leaf Man is on the move. Is he drifting east, over the marsh and ducks and geese? Or is he heading west, above the orchards, prairie meadows, and spotted cows? No one’s quite sure, but this much is certain: A Leaf Man’s got to go where the wind blows.
Leaf Jumpers | Graceful, poetic text celebrates the beauty of autumn leaves, while the simple text at the end explains why leaves change color. Readers learn how to identify all sorts of leaves from red maple to sycamore by their color, shape, and other characteristics.
Fancy Nancy and the Fall Foliage | Fancy Nancy loves fall—the fashion, the weather, and especially the colors of the leaves! As Fancy Nancy helps Mom and Dad rake the leaves outside, she gets a stupendous idea to do something unique with the most beautiful leaves she finds.
On My Leaf | Turn the colorful die-cut pages of these irresistible board books to discover just what makes little horse’s barn and little ladybug’s leaf so cozy.
Leaves | Bear is surprised when the leaves start falling off the trees, but when he tries to reattach them, it doesn’t work. Eventually, he gets sleepy, and burrows into the fallen leaves for a long nap. When he wakes up, it’s spring-and there are suddenly brand-new leaves all around, seeming to welcome him.
My Leaf Book | When the seasons change, a young girl visits the arboretum to collect fallen leaves and make a book with them.
Look What I Did With a Leaf! | Look What I Did with a Leaf! will show young art and craft lovers how to use nature’s bounty to create fanciful animals and natural scenes. Readers will develop their artistic eye and soon learn to see the artistic possibilities that surround them.
Leaves Fall Down | Autumn is time for the leaves to change colors. Get out your rake and help gather the fallen leaves. Find out why leaves change color. And take a running leap into that huge pile of leaves!
Fall Leaves: Colorful and Crunchy | Look at all the brightly colored trees! Fall weather causes leaves to change colors. Follow a leaf as it grows, changes color, and falls to the ground. Let’s grab a rake! What happens in fall?
We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt | There are lots of beautiful fall leaves to find! Three friends have a big adventure hiking over a mountain and through a forest to collect leaves of all kinds and colors. What will they do with all their leaves at the end of the story? Jump and play in them, of course!
Why Do Leaves Change Color? | This classic picture book features graceful text and simple, fun diagrams to explain concepts like photosynthesis and the different types of leaves.
Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf | Lois Ehlert uses watercolor collage and pieces of actual seeds, fabric, wire, and roots in this innovative and rich introduction to the life of a tree. A special glossary explains how roots absorb nutrients, what photosynthesis is, how sap circulates, and other facts about trees.
Fletcher and the Falling Leaves | As the leaves fall from his favorite tree, Fletcher worries that something is terribly wrong. But then winter comes, and with it a wonderful surprise. Do you know what it is? Join Fletcher and find out. . . .
Leaf Season | Clifford doesn’t want summer to end, so his friends try to cheer him up by showing him their favorite fall activities.
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves! | That wild old lady is back swallowing fall-themed items. What can you make from leaves, clothes, a pumpkin, and rope? That’s right, a scarecrow!
Which leaf picture book will you read first?