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Autumn Picture Books :: 12 Books About Leaves & Nature

This post: A collection of fall-themed books about leaves.

Looking for picture books about leaves + nature? I’ve got you covered!

This book list is part of my larger guide, “50 Cozy & Whimsical Autumn Picture Books for Kids.”

If you’re looking for nature-inspired fall resources, also check out “Printable Nature Walk Worksheet (and a Simple Guide to Nature Walks with Kids).”

Happy fall reading!

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Fall-themed Picture Books About Leaves

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A Tree for All Seasons // Robin Bernard // Looking for a beautifully illustrated book to introduce your child to the four seasons? Here you go! A Tree for All Seasons is a National Geographic photographic picture book that is sure to delight.

Autumn // Gerda Muller // This simple board book showcases engaging watercolor images of the season, and is pretty enough for your coffee table or book basket. Autumn is wordless and the pages are sturdy enough for little hands; perfect for toddlers and preschoolers.

Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn // Kendard Pak // The brightly illustrated pages of this book are a captivating celebration of the coming of autumn. Reading this simple picture book with your kids is sure to sharpen your awareness of the many ways to notice and welcome the season.

In the Middle of Fall // Kevin Hankes // This simple picture book narrates the colors, changes, and whimsy of autumn through brilliant illustrations and words that dance across the pages like falling leaves. Add this one to your fall book basket!

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Because of An Acorn // Lola M. Schaefer // Through whimsical imagery and simple words, Because of an Acorn relates the sequence of how a mighty forest grows from something as small as an acorn. The artwork in this book is delightful!

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Fall Leaves // Ella MacKay // Fall Leaves narrates the beauty of the season through poetic story-telling and vibrantly illustrated pages. A must-have for your seasonal book basket!

Fall Walk // Virginia Brimhall Snow // If you’ve never gone on a fall walk, this book will leave you aching to meander through an autumnal woods! Beautifully illustrated.

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves // Julie Rawlison // This adorable picture book takes kids on a journey into the woods with Fletcher the fox as he discovers why the season is changing.

Leaf Man // Lois Ehlert // Leaf Man is a best-seller in children’s literature this season, and I think you’ll see why once you open the covers of this book! Perhaps THE classic of all autumn books to read.

Tree // Britta Teckentrup // Tree is a best-selling “peek-through” books in a series which also includes Moon, Ocean and Bee. These books are truly timeless, but I think children (and adults) will especially enjoy the beauty of these elaborately illustrated books during the dark evenings of fall or winter.

The Leaf Thief // Alice Hemming // Kids will enjoy adventuring with Squirrel and his woodland friends as they explore the beauty of change, both seasonally and in all of life.

We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt // Steve Metzger // I’m a fan of this book’s cousins, We’re Going on a Book Hunt and We’re Going on a Bear Hunt. When I discovered We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt, I knew we needed a copy! The book does not disappoint.

Yellow Time // Lauren Stringer // Yellow Time celebrates the swirl of yellow when ash trees release their leaves in the fall. A truly delightful and unique book for every leaf-lover!

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In the Middle of Fall // Keven Henkes // This book celebrates autumn’s colors and foliage with expressive paintings and simple language that younger readers can enjoy. Also available in board book form for little book lovers.

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Books About Leaves + Nature – At a Glance

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Where to find these books.

Look for the titles in this guide anywhere quality books are sold! My favorite book haunts include:

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