Pumpkin Books for Kindergarten

Don’t miss the perfect collection of pumpkin books for kindergarten! These easy readers are sure to engage and excited your young readers this fall.

Easy readers are great for young readers. They often have large print and short sentences. Oftentimes, they’re packed with sight words your students are becoming more familiar with. This collection of books for kindergarten will make a great addition to your pumpkin activities this fall. 

Don't miss the perfect collection of pumpkin books for kindergarten! These easy readers are sure to engage and excited your young readers this fall.

Whether you’re looking to share a classic from your childhood or you’re looking for something new, this collection of picture books is a great place to begin your autumn book basket.

Pumpkin Books for Kindergarten

Below, I’ve featured just a handful of pumpkin books that will help your kindergarteners learn more about pumpkins as they build their reading skills.

You should be able to find them at your local library or book store. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.

Pumpkin Day! (Step into Reading)Aaron Loves Apples and Pumpkins (Step into Reading)Oh My, Pumpkin Pie! (Step into Reading, Step 2)


Pumpkin Day!– A boy and his family visit a pumpkin patch to pick out perfect autumn gourds—just in time for Halloween!

Aaron Loves Apples and Pumpkins – As Aaron the Alligator’s thoughts turn to apples, pumpkins, football, and . . . ghosts, his usual mishaps occur while playing outdoors with his friends.

Oh My, Pumpkin Pie – Autumn in the pumpkin patch, no two pumpkins ever match! Some are big and win a prize, some wind up in pumpkin pies! Read about all kinds of pumpkins in this simple rhyming Step 2, perfect for fall!

The Perfect Pumpkin Hunt (Disney Fairies) (Step into Reading)Pooh's Halloween Pumpkin (Step into Reading)Flat Stanley and the Missing Pumpkins (I Can Read Level 2)


The Perfect Pumpkin Hunt – It’s autumn in Pixie Hollow, and that means it’s time for the Fall Ball! Prilla is thrilled when she’s asked to find the perfect pumpkin for the ball, but she soon realizes that her job is not as easy as it seems.

Pooh’s Halloween Pumpkin – What happens when Pooh plants some pumpkin seeds? He waits and eats and eats and waits . . . . but will he have a pumpkin by Halloween? 

Flat Stanley and the Missing Pumpkins – There are so many fun ways for Flat Stanley to help on his uncle’s farm in the fall. Being flat comes in handy when picking corn and even acting like a scarecrow! But when pumpkins begin to disappear right before the county fair, will Flat Stanley be able to help?

Grow a Pumpkin Pie! (My First Hello Reader)The Stubborn Pumpkin (Hello Reader, Level 3)The Pumpkin Man: Level 2 (HELLO READER LEVEL 2)


Grow a Pumpkin Pie! – A rollicking rhyming book shows young readers how pumpkins grow when the air becomes chilly and the leaves fall off of the trees, and how, with the help of sugar and spices, pumpkins can be made into a delicious treat!

The Stubborn Pumpkin – When an overgrown pumpkin refuses to come off the vine, a farmer must turn to the assistance of Henry, the little farm mouse, for help.

The Pumpkin Man – Using a carved pumpkin for a head, old stuffed clothes for a body, and boots for feet, two small children delight in seeing their autumn creation come together and are proud of the end results.

Scholastic Reader Level 1: I Spy A PumpkinThe Pumpkin Contest (Peppa Pig: Level 1 Reader)Scholastic Reader Level 1: The Saturday Triplets #2: The Pumpkin Fair Problem


I Spy A Pumpkin – All-new, easy-to-read riddles by Jean Marzollo are paired with fun, gently spooky photographs culled from previously published I Spy books to create the ninth I Spy reader. With rhythm, rhyme, and picture clues, this book is written to support the newest reader.

The Pumpkin Contest – Peppa Pig’s playgroup is having a pumpkin contest. Grandpa Pig helps Peppa grow a giant pumpkin in his greenhouse — but the pumpkin is so big, they can’t even move it! Will Peppa and her pumpkin make it to the contest in time?

The Pumpkin Fair Problem – This Saturday, the triplets are going to the Pumpkin Fair! Ana wants to go on a ride. Bella would rather find the horses. And Carlos wants to listen to music. But the triplets have to stay together. Will they find an adventure perfect for three very different personalities?

Marley: Marley and the Runaway Pumpkin (I Can Read Level 2)The Garden That We Grew (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2)


Marley and the Runaway Pumpkin – Marley’s family wants their giant pumpkin to win a prize at the fair. But on the big day, their silly dog sends the pumpkin on a wild ride instead!

The Garden That We Grew – After planting the seeds and watching them grow, huge pumpkins appear in a patch. Now we can make pumpkin pie and jack-o’-lanterns! 

Which of these pumpkin books for kids will you read first?

Don't miss the perfect collection of pumpkin books for kindergarten! These easy readers are sure to engage and excited your young readers this fall.

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