Halloween Books

If your kids are getting excited about pumpkins, witches' hats, and trick-or-treating, it's time for the best Halloween stories. These charming snuggle-up-and-read-aloud Halloween books have just the right amount of spooky fun for little kids.

Browse Halloween Books

 
Beloved rabbits return in comforting Halloween tale.
By Beatrix Potter
(2013)
 
Animals lure Farmer Brown to holiday fun in spooky sequel.
By Betsy Lewin, Doreen Cronin
(2013)
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Cute advice on how not to get scared on Halloween night.
By Susan Hood
(2012)
 
Ladybug Girl picks Halloween costume in charming adventure.
By Jacky Davis
(2014)
 
Frankenstein-like monster teaches his creators gratitude.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2012)
 
Cute, comic how-to for aspiring vampire ballerinas.
By Anne Marie Pace
(2012)
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Ghoulish Stone Soup is more fun than scary.
By Cambria Evans
(2008)
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Light tale of partying monsters a fun pick for young kids.
By Charlotte Gunnufson
(2013)
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Cute suspense tale with twist; great Halloween read-aloud.
By Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
(2011)
 
Spooky update of classic nursery rhyme fun for Halloween.
By Pamela Jane
(2011)
 
Young witch falls for human candy in cute Halloween tale.
By Alison McGhee
(2014)
 
Not-too-scary counting book with a friendly twist.
By Carey F. Armstrong-Ellis
(2012)
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Punny zombie love story is all heart, some brain.
By Kelly DiPucchio
(2011)
 
Poems, stellar art show funny side of monsters.
By Adam Rex, Mordecai Richler
(2006)
 
Haunting rhymes create ghoulish treat.
By Marisa Montes
(2006)
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Spooky pop-up isn't for the very young.
By Maurice Sendak
(2006)
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Punny, spooky look at moms all wrapped up in their jobs.
By Joan Horton
(2012)