Reading Is Good For Children’s Thinking

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What better time to curl up with a good book than the cozy (and spooky) days of fall. Check out our favorite children’s books about everything from apples, pumpkins, and autumn leaves to ghosts, goblins, and some not-too-scary Halloween friends for your young bookworm.

Where Is Baby’s Pumpkin? by Karen Katz

Recommended age: 1 and up

Looking for baby’s first Halloween book? This lift-the-flap book will take your little one on a colorful hunt for a baby’s missing pumpkin. Along the way, your tot will learn colors, shapes, simple Halloween traditions, and even some prepositions!

The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree By Stan and Jan Berenstain

Recommended age: 2 and up

This 1978 book from the beloved Berenstain Bears series might have been Mom or Dad’s favorite fall bedtime story as a kid. With its colorful illustrations and light storyline, The Spooky Old Tree isn’t too scary for preschoolers. It will help your youngster understand the power of his imagination — a funny thing that can make him feel scared and, in turn, help him overcome his fears.

Duck & Goose Find a Pumpkin by Tad Hills

Recommended age: 2 and up

Let the pumpkin hunt begin! Preschoolers will accompany the cute board book characters Duck and Goose on a search for the perfect pumpkin. They check inside a log, under a pile of leaves, and up an apple tree. Where do you think they’ll find it? Your pumpkin-puss preschooler might have a guess! After reading this story, try some of these fun activities with pumpkins.

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Reading Is Good For Children's Thinking
Reading Is Good For Children’s Thinking
Reading Is Good For Children's Thinking
Reading Is Good For Children’s Thinking
Reading Is Good For Children's Thinking
Reading Is Good For Children’s Thinking