October 10, 2014

Our Favorite Children’s Books for Fall

As the weather cools, why not cozy up with some books about fall in the garden? Here are a few of our favorites for kids (and parents) to enjoy: 9780152050559 Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert Chilly fall evenings call for a nice, warm pot of soup. This book is all about growing vegetables and using them to make soup (recipe included). If you don’t have a garden at home, visit your local farmers market, where you can find plenty of delicious fall vegetables! 0027772705 Apples and Pumpkins by Anne Rockwell This book, with its colorful illustrations, celebrates all the joys of fall, following one girl from the apple orchard to the pumpkin patch. You might even be inspired to partake in some fall activities yourself! eV4_harvestingsasumuneash_feature_janettevanderhoop_02_650_499_90 Cranberry Day by Janette Vanderhoop Written by a local Martha’s Vineyard author, this book teaches about Cranberry Day, an important fall celebration for the Wampanoag tribe of Aquinnah. A must read for any age with a great message of thanksgiving and tradition. redleaf Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert This book describes the life of a maple tree throughout the seasons. Your child will be in awe of the beautiful pages in this book. After you finish the book, head outside to find many different colored leaves. Collect them for art projects or press them for later. What are your fall favorites? Share them with us in the comments below.