We love reading. Everyone should read. Your kids should read, you should read and you should read to your kids. Help instill a love of books in your children by reading these fantastic fall books to your kids.
For autumn we’re advising apple-themed fall books for each day! When you read to your kids, you’re doing so much more than telling a story. You’re giving your child the gift of your time. That is truly priceless. Children love to learn about the seasons, and they’ll long remember that it’s apple season when future autumn breezes blow.
These are our favorite fall books that you are certain enjoy reading to your child. Visit your local bookstore and make an adventure of finding seasonal books. Libraries are also a great source for seasonal books. Read them together start a family tradition. Your child will look forward to the change of seasons and sharing books with you.
Our Apple Tree
by Gorel Kristina Naslund
Learn about the life cycle of the apple from seed to fruit.
From Apple Trees to Cider, Please!
by Felicia Chernesky
Take the process further to find out about turning apples into cider with
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World
by Marjorie Priceman
The story takes you on a whimsical around-the-world grocery trip to gather ingredients for delicious apple pie. Afterwards, you and your little can follow the included recipe to make it together – save me a slice!
by Jodie Shepherd
Inspire your kids with the story of a man who loved the outdoors so much, he spread apple trees across the country. Talk together about ways you can love and protect nature and be generous with others – just like Johnny did.
Orange Pear Apple Bear
by Emily Gravett
A simple picture book with few words, this will delight littles. See how the varying arrangements of words leads to different interpretations: an orange apple, a pear-shaped bear.
Secrets of the Apple Tree: A Shine-a-Light Book
by Carron Brown
Your kids will love the concept of this book – hold the pictures up to light and see hidden, friendly creatures living in the apple tree. After reading, make your own shine-a-light pictures!
No Ordinary Apple
by Sara Marlow
Prepare to fill your senses with the colors, textures, smells and tastes of the simple apple. Mindful eating, as illustrated in this book, has been shown to have many positive effects, including reducing risk of stress and obesity. The book teaches a wonderful skill that you can learn along with your child. Have apple slices handy when you read so you can both truly pay attention to the rich experience of eating!
The Apple and the Butterfly
by Iela and Enzo Mari
This classic wordless picture book is perfect for the very youngest reader. Your child can tell the story of the caterpillar who crawls out of an apple, becomes a butterfly, and later feeds on a flower that will, itself, become an apple – no decoding required!
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