The one thing that I hate about the Fall and Winter months is the decreasing amount of daylight. The sun doesn’t rise until later and it sets earlier. Here in Kentucky darkness approaches about 6:30, and the temperature outside quickly falls. We have to spend more time indoors, and I don’t want our house to be be glued to electronics. I’ve created a fall reading list for the entire family for our bi-weekly series Friday Fresh Picks. I’ve tried to include a little something for everyone and I’ve even included a great new inspirational coloring book.
The first book on my list is for mom (or possibly dad too). It’s a new 96 page 10×10 coloring book by Zoe Ingram called Thankfulness to Color: Gratitude to Live and Color By.
Wonderfall is a new children’s book from Michael Hall about the wonders of fall. My 6 year old son loves this beautifully illustrated hardback book.
Fancy Nancy and the Fall Foliage is a great book about fall leaves for the Fancy Nancy loving child. Nancy helps her parents rake leaves, while Nancy narrates with her sometimes flamboyant vocabulary. The paperback also includes a sticker set.
When I want to reminisce about my own childhood, I often read a Berenstain Bears book with my son. He actually picked out this book on his own. Fall Festival is happening at my son’s school, and his associated The Berenstain Bears’ Harvest Festival with school activities. If your child is a Berenstain Bears fan too, you might want to invest in this old favorite The Berenstain Bears and the Prize Pumpkin.
I Love Fall: A Touch-and-Feel Board Book is a lovely book for preschoolers. The book has vibrant colors and lots of texture to help keep your little one interested.
Autumn Falls: A Beautiful Fall Coloring Book is another new release coloring book to Amazon. The author has several other seasonal coloring books that are printed with colored backgrounds instead of your typical white. The illustrations and lovely, and it will provide hours of coloring enjoyment. It’s also very inexpensive; you can order it today for only 3.59 shipped to your house with Amazon Prime.
I’ve fallen in love with this Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Illustrated Edition book. I’ve reading chapters of our the Harry Potter series to my son. I find that the descriptive language of author J.K. Rowling draws him into the story. We recently finished Hogwarts Classics, and his favorite was the Tales of Beedle the Bard. I also recommend Fantastic Beasts and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
The next book on my reading list is The Magnolia Story by Chip & Joanna Gaines. I’m a fan of HGTV’s Fixer Upper, so this seems like a logical read. Many of their projects have been inspiration for projects in my own home.
Do you read more during the winter months when you can’t spend as much time outside? I’d love to know what you’ve been reading or what’s on your fall reading list.
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