Picture Books About Fall and Harvest
Books that celebrate Fall and all its flavors.
A little girl thinks her mother's garden is the ugliest in the neighborhood until she discovers that flowers might look and smell pretty but Chinese vegetable soup smells best of all. Includes a recipe.
A pioneer father transports his beloved fruit trees and his family to Oregon in the mid-nineteenth century. Based loosely on the life of Henderson Luelling.
A man made of leaves blows away, traveling wherever the wind may take him. On die-cut pages.
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Recounts the life of John Chapman, the legendary Johnny Appleseed.
Simple text and photographs present what happens to the weather, animals, and plants in fall--in both English and Spanish.
The Cat and the Squirrel come to blows with the Duck in arguing about who will perform what duty in preparing their pumpkin soup, and they almost lose the Duck's friendship when he decides to leave them.
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Follows the life cycle of a red apple: from a fruit growing on a tree to store, to picnic, to seed, to sapling and tree, and finally a new apple.
Rhyming text and photographs follow a pumpkin patch as it grows and changes, from seeds to plants to pumpkins ready to harvest, to jack-o-lanterns and then to seeds again.
Rhymed text and illustrations relate the life of John Chapman, whose distribution of apple seeds and trees across the Midwest made him a legend and left a legacy still enjoyed today.
Describes fall, discussing how nature changes, the weather, and typical activities.
Follows the life cycle of the pumpkins that become so ubiquitous as the fall season rolls around.
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Explains how apples were brought to America, how they grow, their traditional uses and cultural significance, and some of the varieties grown.
Charlie, the smallest child in his first grade class, is amazed to discover that of the three pumpkins his teacher brings to school, the tiniest one has the most seeds.
Katy finds what she thinks is the perfect pumpkin on a class field trip to a pumpkin patch, but after her classmates tease her about how small it is, it is up to Katy's father to show her how perfect her pumpkin can be.
Since the market is closed, the reader is led around the world to gather the ingredients for making an apple pie.