Fall is officially here! Grab a pumpkin spice latte, your little ones, and settle in for storytime. Kidville teachers from around the world have picked the top 25 kids books to celebrate Fall and Halloween.

Duck and Goose Find a PumpkinDuck and Goose Find a Pumpkin by Tad Hills
Perfect for: Pre-Schoolers

“I love reading this book around Halloween time. It is a fun book to read aloud, especially with our Kidville University kids. It takes the children on a journey with duck and goose as they are on a search to find a pumpkin in some silly and unusual places, until they find the biggest pumpkin they have ever seen!” – Roseanna J., Kidville Union Square & Murray Hill






Dinosaurs HalloweenDinosaurs’ Halloween by Liza Donnelly
Perfect for: A quick read with lots of pictures

“This was my favorite Halloween book as a kid!” – Hallie G., Kidville Wellesley







The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid Of AnythingThe Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda D. Williams
Perfect for: Big kids looks for a just-spooky-enough tale

“This book is a lot of fun and has a great repeating chorus.” – Danielle D., Kidville Upper East Side, Upper West Side, and Williamsburg





Five Little PumpkinsFive Little Pumpkins by Iris Van Rynbach
Perfect for: Learning to rhyme

“Kids love to chant along with the story.” – Ashleigh, Kidville Wellesley









Where is Babys PumpkinWhere is Baby’s Pumpkin by Karen Katz
Perfect: Lovers of lift-a-flap books

“I love all Karen Katz books! This book just keeps you guessing until the end. It can really capture a toddler’s attention as they wait to find out where does baby really find her pumpkin.”  – Roseanna J., Kidville Union Square & Murray Hill




More Fall books for babies, toddlers, and pre-schoolers:

Apples and Pumpkins by Anne Rockwell

Autumn is for Apples by Michelle Knudsen

Clifford’s First Autumn by Norman Bridwell

Corduroy’s Best Halloween Ever by Don Freeman

Curious George Haunted Halloween by H.A. Rey

Glad Monster, Sad Monster by Ed Emberly

Go Away Big Green Scary Monster by Ed Emberly

Halloween ABC by Sarah Albee

Happy Halloween Biscuit by Alyssa Satin Capucilli

Here Comes Halloween by Becky Ward

It’s Fall by Linda Glaser

Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert

Let It Fall by Maryann Cocca-Leffler

Monsters Love Colors by Mike Austin

Pumpkin Pumpkin by Jeanne Titherington

Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

The Leaves on the Trees by Thom Wiley

The Night Before Halloween by Natasha Wing

The Pumpkin Book by Gail Gibbons

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak


What kids books are on your reading list this Fall?






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