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The Best Children’s Halloween Books

“What are the best Children’s books about Halloween?” We looked at 414 of the top Kids Halloween books, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 28 titles, all appearing on 4 or more “Best Kids Halloween” book lists, are ranked below by how many lists they appear on. The remaining 375+ titles, as well as the lists we used are in alphabetical order at the bottom of the page.

Happy Scrolling!



Top 28 Best Children’s Halloween Books



28 .) At the Old Haunted House written by Helen Ketteman

	At the Old Haunted House

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Line Up The Books
  • Parenting Chaos
  • Where Imagination Grows

Many creatures live at the old haunted house with their children, including one small witch, two little monsters, three kittens, four goblins, five werewolves and more. When the neighborhood children come trick-or-treating, they are invited inside for a fun party with all.…




27 .) Corduroy’s Best Halloween Ever! written by Don Freeman

	Corduroy's Best Halloween Ever!

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • My Bored Toddler
  • Parenting Chaos
  • Up Parent

Corduroy must decide on his costume in order to enjoy one of his favorite holidays with his friends.




26 .) Creepy Carrots! written by Aaron Reynolds

	Creepy Carrots!

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • Marin Mommies
  • Thought Co.
  • Where Imagination Grows

The carrots that grow in Crackenhopper Field are the fattest and crispiest around and Jasper Rabbit cannot resist pulling some to eat each time he passes by, until he begins hearing and seeing creepy carrots wherever he goes.




25 .) Dem Bones written by Bob Barner

	Dem Bones

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot 2
  • Line Up The Books
  • Parenting Chaos
  • Pre-K Pages

A rendition of a traditional African American spiritual.




24 .) Eek! Halloween! written by Sandra Boynton

	Eek! Halloween!

Lists It Appears On:

  • Chapters
  • Line Up The Books
  • Parenting Chaos
  • Working Mother

There’s a big round moon in a dark, dark sky. The chickens are nervous. Witches, wizards, robots, and an alarmingly enormous mouse (eek!) are prowling around town tonight, and it’s up to the chickens to get to the bottom of it — that is, if they can uncover their eyes long enough!




23 .) Goodnight Goon: A Petrifying Parody written by Michael Rex

	Goodnight Goon: A Petrifying Parody

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot 2
  • Goodreads
  • Line Up The Books
  • Up Parent

A young monster says goodnight to all of the other monsters in his bedroom.




22 .) Halloween ABC written by Eve Merriam

	Halloween ABC

Lists It Appears On:

  • Colours Of Us
  • Goodreads
  • Parenting Chaos
  • Up Parent

A poem for each letter of the alphabet introduces a different, spooky aspect of Halloween.




21 .) Leo: A Ghost Story written by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Christian Robinson

	Leo: A Ghost Story

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot
  • PDX Parent
  • Slate
  • We Are Teachers

Leo is a friendly house ghost–but when a family moves into his house, and tries to get rid of him, he leaves and roams the city looking for a friend.




20 .) Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark written by Alvin Schwartz

	Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Lists It Appears On:

  • Fatherly
  • Goodreads
  • Marin Mommies
  • Time Out

Stories of ghosts and witches, “jump” stories, scary songs, and modern-day scary stories.




19 .) Spooky Pookie written by Sandra Boynton

	Spooky Pookie

Lists It Appears On:

  • Chapters
  • Line Up The Books
  • Marin Mommies
  • Parenting Chaos

What does little Pookie want to be for Halloween this year? It’s so hard to choose.




18 .) The Spooky Wheels on the Bus written by J. Elizabeth Mills

	The Spooky Wheels on the Bus

Lists It Appears On:

  • Chapters
  • My Bored Toddler
  • Parenting Chaos
  • Up Parent

A new version of the classic children’s song with scary verses about Halloween.




17 .) What Was I Scared Of?: A Glow-in-the-Dark Encounter written by Dr. Seuss

	What Was I Scared Of?: A Glow-in-the-Dark Encounter

Lists It Appears On:

  • Family Education
  • Parenting Chaos
  • reality To Dream
  • Thought Co.

The narrator is frightened by a pair of pale green pants with no one inside that seems to be following him, until the two meet and discover that they have nothing to fear.




16 .) Clifford’s Halloween written by Norman Bridwell

	Clifford's Halloween

Lists It Appears On:

  • Family Education
  • Goodreads
  • Parenting Chaos
  • Up Parent
  • Where Imagination Grows

Clifford was a very scary ghost last Halloween and Emily wonders what he should be this year.




15 .) Five Little Pumpkins written by Dan Yaccarino

	Five Little Pumpkins

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Goodreads
  • Pre-K Pages
  • RD
  • Up Parent

Five little pumpkins play with a ghost on Halloween.




14 .) Ghosts in the House written by Kazuno Kohara

	Ghosts in the House

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot
  • Goodreads
  • Imagination Soup
  • Slate
  • SLJ

Tired of living in a haunted house, a young witch captures, washes, and turns her pesky ghosts into curtains and a tablecloth.




13 .) Little Boo written by Stephen Wunderli

	Little Boo

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot
  • Life Listened
  • Line Up The Books
  • Pre-K Pages
  • SLJ

A pumpkin seed tries unsuccessfully to be scary until it grows into a pumpkin and Halloween arrives.




12 .) Pumpkin Soup written by Helen Cooper

	Pumpkin Soup

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot 2
  • Goodreads
  • Life Listened
  • Marin Mommies
  • Parenting Chaos

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.




11 .) The Itsy Bitsy Pumpkin written by Sonali Fry

	The Itsy Bitsy Pumpkin

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Chapters
  • My Bored Toddler
  • Parenting Chaos
  • Up Parent

In a variation of the nursery rhyme “The Itsy Bitsy Spider,” a jack-o-lantern encounters a goblin and a witch while trying to roll back to his family on Halloween.




10 .) Coraline written by Neil Gaiman

	Coraline

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Fatherly
  • Marin Mommies
  • PDX Parent
  • The School Run
  • Time Out

Looking for excitement, Coraline ventures through a mysterious door into a world that is similar, yet disturbingly different from her own, where she must challenge a gruesome entity in order to save herself, her parents, and the souls of three others.




9 .) Los Gatos Black on Halloween written by Marisa Montes

	Los Gatos Black on Halloween

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Colours Of Us
  • Goodreads
  • SLJ
  • Thought Co.
  • Where Imagination Grows

Easy to read, rhyming text about Halloween night incorporates Spanish words, from las brujas riding their broomsticks to los monstruos whose monstrous ball is interrupted by a true horror.




8 .) Scary, Scary Halloween written by Eve Bunting

	Scary, Scary Halloween

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot 2
  • Bustle
  • Family Education
  • Goodreads
  • Parenting Chaos
  • Up Parent

A band of trick-or-treaters and a mother cat and her kittens spend a very scary Halloween.




7 .) The Berenstain Bears Trick or Treat written by Stan Berenstain and Jan Berenstain

	The Berenstain Bears Trick or Treat

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Chapters
  • Goodreads
  • Parenting Chaos
  • Thought Co.
  • Up Parent

The Berenstain Bear cubs have an adventure on Halloween night that proves Mother’s adage, “Appearances can be deceiving.”




6 .) The Monster at the End of This Book written by Jon Stone

	The Monster at the End of This Book

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Family Education
  • Goodreads
  • Parenting Chaos
  • RD
  • Time Out

Grover worries page by page about meeting the monster at the end of this book.




5 .) Little Blue Truck’s Halloween written by Alice Schertle

	Little Blue Truck's Halloween

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Chapters
  • Marin Mommies
  • Parenting Chaos
  • Time Out
  • Up Parent
  • Working Mother

Little Blue Truck is picking up his animal friends for a Halloween costume party in this lift-the-flap board book.




4 .) The Witches written by Roald Dahl

	The Witches

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Bustle
  • Fatherly
  • Marin Mommies
  • PDX Parent
  • The School Run
  • Time Out

A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witches’ plot to destroy the world’s children by turning them into mice.




3 .) Big Pumpkin written by Erica Silverman

	Big Pumpkin

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bustle
  • Goodreads
  • Marin Mommies
  • Parenting Chaos
  • Pre-K Pages
  • Time Out
  • Up Parent
  • Where Imagination Grows

A witch trying to pick a big pumpkin on Halloween discovers the value of cooperation when she gets help from a series of monsters.




2 .) The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything written by Linda Williams

	The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot 2
  • Bustle
  • Family Education
  • Goodreads
  • Parenting Chaos
  • Pre-K Pages
  • Thought Co.
  • Up Parent
  • Where Imagination Grows

A little old lady who is not afraid of anything must deal with a pumpkin head, a tall black hat, and other spooky objects that follow her through the dark woods trying to scare her.




1 .) Room on the Broom written by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

	Room on the Broom

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Book Riot
  • Book Riot 2
  • Bustle
  • Doing Good Together
  • Goodreads
  • Marin Mommies
  • Parenting Chaos
  • Thought Co.
  • Time Out
  • Up Parent

A witch finds room on her broom for all the animals that ask for a ride, and they repay her kindness by rescuing her from a dragon.




 


The 375+ Additional Best Scarry Children’s Books For Halloween



 

#BooksAuthorsLists
2910 Trick-or-TreatersJanet SchulmanColours Of Us
Goodreads
Parenting Chaos
30Arthur’s HalloweenMarc BrownGoodreads
Parenting Chaos
Up Parent
31Behind the MaskYangsook ChoiBook Riot
Colours Of Us
SLJ
32Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky TreatDoreen CroninBook Bub
Goodreads
Up Parent
33
Curious George Goes to a Costume Party
 Parenting Chaos
Read Brightly
Up Parent
34Goodnight Little MonsterHelen KettemanParenting Chaos
Time Out
Up Parent
35Halloween HustleCharlotte GunnufsonMarin Mommies
Parenting Chaos
Where Imagination Grows
36Halloween NightMarjorie Dennis MurrayMarin Mommies
Parenting Chaos
reality To Dream
37If You’re Spooky and You Know It Chapters
Parenting Chaos
Up Parent
38In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary StoriesAlvin SchwartzFamily Education
Fatherly
Goodreads
39It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie BrownCharles M. SchultzFamily Education
Parenting Chaos
RD
40monster TrucksAnika Denise and Nate WraggBook Riot
Imagination Soup
Parenting Chaos
41One, Two…Boo! My Bored Toddler
Parenting Chaos
Read Brightly
42Only a Witch Can FlyAlison McGheeBook Riot
Goodreads
SLJ
43Peppa’s Halloween Party Chapters
Parenting Chaos
Up Parent
44Pumpkin JackWill HubbellGoodreads
Parenting Chaos
Up Parent
45Shivery Shades of Halloween Line Up The Books
Read Brightly
reality To Dream
46Skeleton HiccupsMargery CuylerGoodreads
Parenting Chaos
reality To Dream
47The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old TreeStan Berenstain and Jan BerenstainBustle
Goodreads
Time Out
48The Hallo-WeinerDav PilkeyBook Riot
Goodreads
Marin Mommies
49The Legend of Spookley the Square PumpkinJoe TroianoGoodreads
RD
Up Parent
50The Night Before HalloweenNatasha WingParenting Chaos
RD
Time Out
51Where’s My Mummy?Carolyn CrimiGoodreads
RD
Where Imagination Grows
52Zen GhostsJon J. MuthDoing Good Together
Goodreads
Marin Mommies
53A Tiger Called TomásCharlotte Zolotow and Marta Alvarez MiguensBook Riot
Thought Co.
54And Then Comes HalloweenTom BrennerRead Brightly
SLJ
55Bad Kitty Scaredy-CatNick BruelUp Parent
Working Mother
56Bats at the LibraryBrian LiesGoodreads
RD
57Biscuit Visits the Pumpkin Patch Parenting Chaos
Up Parent
58Bone SoupCambria EvansMarin Mommies
Parenting Chaos
59Boo to You!Lois EhlertGoodreads
Pre-K Pages
60Boo-La-La Witch Spa Imagination Soup
Read Brightly
61Boris and BellaCarolyn CrimiBook Riot 2
Goodreads
62Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale MysteryDeborah and James Howe, illustrated by Alan DanielBook Riot 2
PDX Parent
63By the Light of the Halloween MoonCaroline StutsonGoodreads
Thought Co.
64Celebrate Halloween Colours Of Us
Thought Co.
65Clifford’s First HalloweenNorman BridwellGoodreads
Time Out
66Creepy Pair of UnderwearAaron ReynoldsBook Riot
NY Times
67Duck & Goose Find A PumpkinTad HillsGoodreads
Up Parent
68Frankenstein Makes a SandwichAdam RexGoodreads
Marin Mommies
69Frankenstein Takes the CakeAdam RexBook Riot 2
RD
70Fright Club Imagination Soup
Line Up The Books
71GhostsRaina TelgemeierMarin Mommies
The Childrens Book Review
72Go Away, Big Green MonsterEd EmberleyDoing Good Together
Goodreads
73Grimelda, the Very Messy WitchDiana Murray, illustrated by Heather RossImagination Soup
PDX Parent
74Happy Halloween, Stinky Face Parenting Chaos
Up Parent
75How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow?Wendell MinorMarin Mommies
Parenting Chaos
76How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?Margaret McNamaraRD
Up Parent
77How to Scare a GhostJean Reagan and Lee WildishRead Brightly
Working Mother
78Humbug WitchLorna BalianGoodreads
Thought Co.
79I Am A Witch’s CatHarriet MuncasterBook Riot
Read Brightly
80I Spy Spooky Night: A Book of Picture RiddlesJean MarzolloGoodreads
Parenting Chaos
81It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie BrownCharles M. SchulzGoodreads
Up Parent
82Ladybug Girl and the Dress-up DilemmaJacky DavisBook Bub
Where Imagination Grows
83Llama Llama Trick or TreatAnna DewdneyBook Bub
Up Parent
84Mouse’s First HalloweenLauren Thompson and Buket ErdoganMarin Mommies
Where Imagination Grows
85Nightmares! The Lost LullabyJason Segel and Kirsten Miller
The Childrens Book Review
We Are Teachers
86Peanut Butter & Brains: A Zombie Culinary TaleJoe McGeeGoodreads
Imagination Soup
87Pinkalicious: Pink or TreatVictoria KannParenting Chaos
Time Out
88Pumpkin Cat Line Up The Books
Read Brightly
89Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a GardenGeorge LevensonGoodreads
Thought Co.
90StumpkinLucy Ruth CumminsSLJ
Working Mother
91Ten Orange Pumpkins: A Counting BookStephen SavageGoodreads
Line Up The Books
92The Biggest Pumpkin EverSteven KrollFamily Education
Goodreads
93The Halloween KidRhode MontijoBook Bub
Book Riot
94The Halloween TreeRay BradburyBustle
Doing Good Together
95The Headless Horseman Rides Tonight: More Poems to Trouble Your SleepJack PrelutskyFatherly
Time Out
96The Night GardenerJonathan AuxierFatherly
PDX Parent
97The Pomegranate WitchDenise DoyenSLJ
We Are Teachers
98The Scariest Book EverBob SheaBook Riot
Parnassus Musing
99
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat!
 Parenting Chaos
Up Parent
100Too Many PumpkinsLinda WhiteGoodreads
Thought Co.
101Tucker’s Spooky HalloweenLeslie McGuirkRD
Thought Co.
102Vampirina BallerinaAnne Marie PaceBook Bub
Life Listened
103Where Is Baby’s Pumpkin?Karen KatzBook Bub
Goodreads
104Which Witch Is Which?Pat HutchinsGoodreads
Up Parent
105Who Will Haunt My House on Halloween?Jerry PallottaPre-K Pages
RD
106ZombelinaKristyn Crow and Molly IdleBook Riot
Goodreads
10710 Busy Brooms Colours Of Us
10810 Little Monsters Visit OregonRick Walton, illustrated by Jess Smart SmileyPDX Parent
109A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster HuntingJoe BallariniMarin Mommies
110A Dark, Dark TaleRuth BrownGoodreads
111A Halloween CarolSean M. HoganWe Are Teachers
112A Halloween Scare in Michigan Parenting Chaos
113A Vampire Is Coming To Dinner reality To Dream
114A Very Brave Witch Book Riot 2
115
Allie Gator’s Halloween Hayride (John Deere (Running Press Kids))
 Parenting Chaos
116
AlphaOops: H Is for Halloween: Midi Edition
 Parenting Chaos
117Alphaprints: Boo!: Touch and FeelRoger PriddyWorking Mother
118
An Araminta Spookie Adventure: Skeleton Island
 
The Childrens Book Review
119
Angelina’s Halloween (Angelina Ballerina)
 Parenting Chaos
120
Anne Arrives: Inspired by Anne of Green Gables
 Parnassus Musing
121Annie Was WarnedJarrett KrosoczkaSLJ
122Apples and PumpkinsAnne RockwellGoodreads
123Ava the Monster Slayer Imagination Soup
124
B Is for Boo: A Halloween Alphabet (BabyLit)
 Line Up The Books
125Bats in the Band reality To Dream
126Bears in the NightStan BerenstainGoodreads
127Beneath the Ghost MoonJane YolenDoing Good Together
128Black and Bitten Was NightRobert Heibreder and John MartzBook Riot
129Bony-LegsJoanna ColeGoodreads
130Boo Who? A Spooky Lift-the-Flap BookJoan HolubGoodreads
131
Boo Who? And Other Wicked Halloween Knock-Knock Jokes
 Thought Co.
132Boo, Bunny!Kathryn O. GalbraithGoodreads
133Boo!Leslie PatricelliPDX Parent
134Boo! HaikuDeanna CaswellWorking Mother
135Boo…and I Mean It! Up Parent
136Bow Wow’s Nightmare NeighborsMark Newgarden and Megan Montague CashBook Riot
137Buffy the Vampire Slayer: A Picture BookKim SmithBook Riot
138Can You See What I See? On a Scary Scary NightWalter WickRD
139Carl’s HalloweenAlexandra DayGoodreads
140
Children’s Books: THE WITCH’S BIG NIGHT: (Very Funny, Rhyming Bedtime Story/Picture Book for Beginner Readers About Halloween and Kindness, Ages 2-8)
 Parenting Chaos
141Cinderella SkeletonRobert D. San SouciGoodreads
142Cinderhazel: The Cinderella of HalloweenDeborah Nourse LattimoreGoodreads
143
Code Girls: The True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in World War II (Young Readers Edition)
 Parnassus Musing
144Cranberry HalloweenWende DevlinGoodreads
145
Curious George Haunted Halloween (CGTV Reader)
 Parenting Chaos
146
Curse of the Boggin: The Library: Book One
 
The Childrens Book Review
147Daisy and the Trouble with VampiresKes GrayThe School Run
148Dead Boy 
The Childrens Book Review
149Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel Parnassus Musing
150Dia de los Muertos (Celebrate the World)Hannah Eliot and Jorge GutierrezWorking Mother
151Diego’s Halloween Party Colours Of Us
152
Dining with Monsters! A Disgusting Way to Count to 10!
 Imagination Soup
153Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11)Jeff KinneyBook Bub
154Dracula: A Counting PrimerJennifer Adams and Alison OliverSlate
155Drawn Together Parnassus Musing
156Druscilla’s Halloween Read Brightly
157Dry Parnassus Musing
158Duck & Goose: Honk! Quack! Boo!Tad HillsMarin Mommies
159Eek-a-booJoan HolubGoodreads
160Enzo’s Very Scary Halloween Imagination Soup
161Even Monsters Need Haircuts Imagination Soup
162Even Monsters Say Good Night Imagination Soup
163Fancy Nancy Candy Bonanza Up Parent
164Fire and HemlockDiana Wynne JonesThe School Run
165Flashlight NightMatt Forest EsenwineWe Are Teachers
166Fletcher and the Falling Leaves Parenting Chaos
167
Frankenstein: A BabyLit® Anatomy Primer
 Parenting Chaos
168Franklin’s HalloweenPaulette BourgeoisGoodreads
169Frightlopedia: An Encyclopedia of Everything Scary, Creepy, and Spine-Chilling, from Arachnids to ZombiesJulie WinterbottomWorking Mother
170Froggy’s HalloweenJonathan LondonGoodreads
171FunnybonesJanet AhlbergGoodreads
172Georgie’s HalloweenRobert BrightGoodreads
173
Ghost in the House: A Lift-the-Flap Book
 Parenting Chaos
174Ghostly Thief of Time 
The Childrens Book Review
175
Ginny Goblin Is Not Allowed to Open This Box
 Parnassus Musing
176Go to Sleep, Little CreepDavid Quinn and Ashley SpiresWorking Mother
177Goblin Hood Imagination Soup
178
Goodnight, Anne: Inspired by Anne of Green Gables
 Parnassus Musing
179Goosebumps seriesR.L. StineTime Out
180Goth Girl and the Sinister SymphonyChris RiddellThe School Run
181Gus Was A Friendly GhostJane ThayerGoodreads
182H is for Haunted House reality To Dream
183HalloweenJerry SeinfeldGoodreads
184
Halloween (Spooky Halloween Stories): Scary Halloween Stories for Kids (Volume 2)
 Parenting Chaos
185Halloween Bugs: A Trick or Treat Pop Up BookDavid A. CarterGoodreads
186Halloween crafts My Bored Toddler
187Halloween Heroes! (paw Patrol) Chapters
188Halloween is Here! Colours Of Us
189Halloween PartyR.L. StineBook Bub
190Halloween: 10 Scary Stories for Kids Up Parent
191Happy HalloweenOthen Donald Dale CummingsGoodreads
192Happy Halloween Witch’s Cat! Imagination Soup
193Happy Halloween, Daniel Tiger! Colours Of Us
194Happy Halloween, Little Critter! Up Parent
195Harbor Me Parnassus Musing
196Harriet’s Halloween Candy, 2nd EditionNancy CarlsonGoodreads
197Haunted Halloween Chapters
198Have You Seen My Monster? Imagination Soup
199Heckedy PegAudrey WoodGoodreads
200Herbert’s First HalloweenCynthia Rylant and Steven HenryBook Riot
201Hey, Kiddo Parnassus Musing
202Hist WhistE.E. CummingsGoodreads
203Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise Parenting Chaos
204Horrible Harry at HalloweenSuzy KlineBustle
205How Spider Saved HalloweenRobert KrausGoodreads
206How to get Rid of GhostsCatherine Leblanc and Roland GarrigueBook Riot
207How to Make Friends With a GhostRebecca GreenSlate
208I Lost My Tooth! Parnassus Musing
209I Love You Little Pumpkin My Bored Toddler
210I Want to Eat Your Books Parenting Chaos
211I’m Looking for a MonsterTimothy YoungRD
212In the Haunted House Touch & Feel Lift-the-Flap BookEve BuntingBook Riot
213It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse! Up Parent
214It’s Raining Bats & Frogs Line Up The Books
215It’s Raining Bats and Frogs Imagination Soup
216Jane Eyre: A Counting PrimerJennifer Adams and Alison OliverSlate
217Jane Foster’s HalloweenJane FosterWorking Mother
218Julius’s Candy CornKevin HenkesGoodreads
219Junie B. Jones #24: Boo…and I MEAN It!Barbara ParkBook Bub
220Just Say BooSusan Hood and Jed HenryBook Riot
221Library of Souls: The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar ChildrenRansom RiggsWe Are Teachers
222Lilac Skully and the Haunted HouseAmy CesariWe Are Teachers
223Little Blue Truck Farm Sticker Fun! Parenting Chaos
224Little Critter: Happy Halloween, Little… Chapters
225Little Goblins Ten Read Brightly
226Little MonstersJan PieńkowskiRD
227Little Owl’s NightDivya SrinivasanMarin Mommies
228Little Witch’s Big NightDeborah HautzigGoodreads
229Littlebat’s Halloween StoryDiane MayrLife Listened
230
Live and Let Swim: My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish
 
The Childrens Book Review
231Lockwood & Co: The Screaming StaircaseJonathan StroudThe School Run
232
Lockwood And Co.: The Creeping Shadow: Book 4
 
The Childrens Book Review
233Louisiana’s Way Home Parnassus Musing
234Lulu and the Witch Baby Up Parent
235Lulu Goes to Witch School Up Parent
236Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Ship of the DeadRick RiordanWe Are Teachers
237
Marvin in the Kooky Spooky House: A Halloween Adventure
 Colours Of Us
238Marvin Redpost #3: Is He a Girl? Parnassus Musing
239Me And My Fear Parnassus Musing
240Meg and MogHelen Nicoll and Jan PienkowskiThe School Run
241Mercy Watson: Princess in DisguiseKate DiCamilloGoodreads
242
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Mickey’s Halloween
 Parenting Chaos
243Mind Your Monsters Imagination Soup
244Mischief Season – The Witches of BeneventoJohn Bemelmans Marciano, illustrated by Sophie BlackallPDX Parent
245Miss Fiona’s Stupendous Pumpkin PiesMark Kimball MoultonGoodreads
246Miss Flora McFlimsey’s HalloweenMarianaSlate
247Miss Hazeltine’s Home for Shy and Fearful CatsAlicia PotterDoing Good Together
248Miss Smith and The Haunted LibraryMichael GarlandBook Riot
249Mix and Match: HalloweenRoger PriddyWorking Mother
250Molly Maybe and the Ghost TrainKristina StephensonThe School Run
251Monster and SonDavid LaRochelle, illustrated by Joey ChouPDX Parent
252Monster MamaLiz RosenbergGoodreads
253Monster Trouble! Imagination Soup
254Monsterville: A Lissa Black Production 
The Childrens Book Review
255Moonlight the Halloween Cat Pre-K Pages
256Moonlight: The Halloween Cat Thought Co.
257More Halloween Ideas Pre-K Pages
258My Monster Mama Loves Me SoLaura LeuckGoodreads
259Nancy Drew seriesCarolyn KeeneTime Out
260
Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt
 Thought Co.
261Night Before HalloweenNatasha Wing
Where Imagination Grows
262Night of the Living Dummy (Classic Goosebumps Series #1)R. L. StineFatherly
263Nightmares: Poems to Trouble Your SleepJack PrelutskyGoodreads
264No Such ThingElla BaileyBook Riot
265Not Even Bones (Market of Monsters) Parnassus Musing
266Not My Idea: A Book about Whiteness Parnassus Musing
267Ollie’s Halloween Up Parent
268On a Scary Scary Night Up Parent
269One Halloween Night Up Parent
270Outdoor Myths And Tales For All Ages Up Parent
271ParnassusNext — October Selection Parnassus Musing
272Peek a Boo! My Bored Toddler
273Peek and Egg: I’m Not Trick-or-TreatingLaura GehlWorking Mother
274Peek Inside: Halloween Is Here! Colours Of Us
275Peek-a-Boooo!Marie Torres CimarustiBook Bub
276Peek-a-Boooo! by Sandra Magsamen Working Mother
277Peep and Egg: I’m Not Trick or TreatingLaura Gehl and Joyce WanBook Riot
278Penguin and PumpkinSalina YoonWorking Mother
279Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins Parenting Chaos
280Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete Up Parent
281Peter Rabbit and the Pumpkin PatchBeatrix PotterBook Bub
282Pierre: A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a PrologueMaurice SendakSlate
283Piggie Pie!Margie PalatiniGoodreads
284
Pinkaboos: Bitterly and the Giant Problem
 
The Childrens Book Review
285Please Scare My Kid: With No WordsSamir Hanna SafarWe Are Teachers
286PopcornFrank AschGoodreads
287Pug and Pig Trick or TreatSue Lowell Gallion and Joyce WanBook Riot
288Pumpkin Day, Pumpkin NightAnne RockwellLife Listened
289Pumpkin Eye Pre-K Pages
290Pumpkin HeadsWendell MinorGoodreads
291
Pumpkin Patch Party (A Chunky Flap Book)
 Parenting Chaos
292Pumpkin PumpkinJeanne TitheringtonGoodreads
293
Pumpkin Shapes (Charles Reasoner Halloween Books)
 Parenting Chaos
294Pumpkin Trouble Line Up The Books
295Sammy’s Spooktacular HalloweenMike PetrikBook Riot
296Samurai Scarecrow: A Very Ninja Halloween (Samurai Holiday)Rubin PingkWorking Mother
297Saving Winslow Parnassus Musing
298Scala (Angelbound Origins)Christine BauerWe Are Teachers
299Scaredy-Cat, Splat!Rob ScottonGoodreads
300
Scary Stories for Kids: Short Spooky and Spine Chilling Stories for Children By Bone Chiller Press
 We Are Teachers
301School of the DeadAviWe Are Teachers
302Seven Orange Pumpkins My Bored Toddler
303Shake Dem Halloween BonesW. Nikola-LisaGoodreads
304Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam: The Spooky SchoolTracey CorderoyThe School Run
305Silly Ghosts reality To Dream
306Sir Simon: Super Scarer Parnassus Musing
307Skeleton For Dinner reality To Dream
308Small Spaces Parnassus Musing
309
Sofia the First The Halloween Ball: Includes Stickers
 Parenting Chaos
310Somebody Stop Ivy Pocket: Book Two 
The Childrens Book Review
311Sophie’s Halloween DisguiseRosemary WellsWorking Mother
312Sophie’s Masterpiece: A Spider’s TaleEileen Spinelli and Jane DyerSlate
313Space CaseEdward MarshallGoodreads
314Splat the Cat – What Was That? My Bored Toddler
315
Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking Plan
 Parenting Chaos
316Spooky HourTony MittonGoodreads
317Spooky House – lift the flap book My Bored Toddler
318Spooky Wheels on the BusJ. Elizabeth Mills.
Where Imagination Grows
319Spooky WinnieLaura OwenThe School Run
320StellalunaJanel CannonDoing Good Together
321Stories of Wizards and WitchesEnid BlytonThe School Run
322Ten Little MonstersMike BrownlowThe School Run
323
Ten Timid Ghosts (Read With Me Paperbacks)
 Parenting Chaos
324That One Spooky Night Up Parent
325That’s When I’m Happy reality To Dream
326The 13 Nights of Halloween reality To Dream
327
The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid
 Parnassus Musing
328
The Berenstain Bears and the Prize Pumpkin
 Parenting Chaos
329The Berenstain Bears Go on a Ghost WalkStan BerenstainGoodreads
330
The Berenstain Bears Happy Halloween!
 Chapters
331The Best Halloween Books for Kids Pre-K Pages
332The Bones of Fred McFeeEve BuntingGoodreads
333THE CALL OF THE SWAMP NY Times
334The Canterville GhostOscar WildeThe School Run
335The Carnelian CrowColleen GleasonWe Are Teachers
336The Cheerios Halloween Pay BookLee WadeLife Listened
337The Demon UndertakerCameron McAllisterThe School Run
338The Dreamer Parnassus Musing
339The Evil Wizard Smallbone 
The Childrens Book Review
340The Fox Went Out On A Chilly Night Book Riot 2
341The Frightful Ride of Michael McMichaelBonny Becker and Mark FearingWorking Mother
342The Ghost-Eye TreeBill Martin Jr.Goodreads
343The Ghosts Go Haunting reality To Dream
344The Girl from RawbloodCatriona WardWe Are Teachers
345The Graveyard BookNeil GaimanFatherly
346The Great Pumpkin Strikes Again!Charles M. SchulzGoodreads
347The GrotlynBenji DaviesThe School Run
348The GruffaloJulia DonaldsonTime Out
349The Hardy BoysFranklin W DixonTime Out
350The Haunted Ghoul Bus Up Parent
351The Hoodoo Nik Naks (Volume 1))Adam ArcherWe Are Teachers
352The Horror HandbookPaul van LoonThe School Run
353The House with a Clock in Its WallsJohn BellairsFatherly
354The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare KingMax BrallierWe Are Teachers
355The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Up Parent
356The Little Leftover WitchFlorence LaughlinMarin Mommies
357The Little Scarecrow Boy Parenting Chaos
358
The Mac Undercover (Mac B., Kid Spy #1)
 Parnassus Musing
359The Monster Trap Thought Co.
360The Monsterator reality To Dream
361The Most Frightening Story Ever ToldPhilip KerrWorking Mother
362The Mystery of the Flying Orange PumpkinSteven KelloggGoodreads
363The Odyssey: A Monsters PrimerJennifer Adams and Alison OliverSlate
364The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee 
The Childrens Book Review
365The Pongwiffy StoriesKaye UmanskyThe School Run
366
The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare
 Parnassus Musing
367The Pumpkin FairEve BuntingGoodreads
368The RavenEdgar Allan PoeGoodreads
369The Runaway Pumpkin Pie ManVicky TownGoodreads
370The Scarecrow’s Dance Up Parent
371The Short StrawIrene MathisWe Are Teachers
372The Spider and the FlyMary Botham HowittGoodreads
373The Spooky Old Tree Family Education
374The StrangerChris Van AllsburgSLJ
375The Super-Spooky Fright Night!: Hubble BubblyTracey CorderoyWorking Mother
376The Sweetest Witch Around Read Brightly
377
The Switch Witch Halloween Book and Toy
 Up Parent
378The Teeny-Tiny WomanPaul GaldoneGoodreads
379The Thickety: Well of Witches 
The Childrens Book Review
380The Thing in the WoodsMatthew W. QuinnWe Are Teachers
381The Three Bears Halloween Pre-K Pages
382The Three Robbers Book Riot 2
383The Time of the GhostDiana Wynne JonesThe School Run
384The TwitsRoald DahlFatherly
385The Vanishing PumpkinTony JohnstonGoodreads
386The Very Best Pumpkin Parenting Chaos
387
The Very Fairy Princess: A Spooky, Sparkly Halloween
 Parenting Chaos
388The War Outside Parnassus Musing
389The Widow’s BroomChris Van AllsburgGoodreads
390The Witch in the Cherry Tree Book Riot 2
391
The Witch With The Glitch (The Lost Bookshop)
 Parenting Chaos
392The Witches’ SupermarketSusan MeddaughGoodreads
393
THE WOLF, THE DUCK & THE MOUSE
 NY Times
394The Wolves in the WallsNeil GaimanGoodreads
395The Worst WitchJill MurphyThe School Run
396
The Zombie Chasers: World Zombination: Book Seven
 
The Childrens Book Review
397
There Was an Old Mummy Who Swallowed a Spider
 Imagination Soup
398There’s a Monster In Your BookTom FletcherLife Listened
399This Cookbook is Gross The School Run
400
Trick or Treat, Pout-Pout Fish (A Pout-Pout Fish Mini Adventure)
 Parenting Chaos
401Trick or Treat! Colours Of Us
402Troll and the Oliver Imagination Soup
403TuesdayDavid WeisenerDoing Good Together
404Under a Watchful EyeAdam NevillWe Are Teachers
405We’re Going on a Spooky Ghost Hunt Up Parent
406We’re Off to Find the Witch’s House Read Brightly
407WEE SISTER STRANGE NY Times
408What Waits in the WoodsKieran ScottWe Are Teachers
409Who’s there on Halloween? My Bored Toddler
410
Who’s Who in the Woods? A Pop-Up Mystery
 Imagination Soup
411Winnie the Pooh’s HalloweenBruce TalkingtonRD
412Winnie the WitchValerie ThomasGoodreads
413Winnie’s Great War Parnassus Musing
414Witch Wars 
The Childrens Book Review

 


 


33 Best Kid’s Halloween Book Sources/Lists



SourceArticle
Book Bub The 20 Best Halloween Books for Kids
Book Riot 26 Of The Best Halloween Books for Kids (That Are Only Slightly Scary
Book Riot 2 Ten Best Read-Aloud Halloween Picture Books for Kids
Bustle 9 Children’s Halloween Books Everyone Remembers Reading In School
Chapters Kids Halloween Books
Colours Of Us 12 Multicultural Children’s Books about Halloween
Doing Good Together Picture Boooks to Celebrate Halloween
Family Education Top 10 Classic Halloween Books for Kids
Fatherly The 10 Best Scary Books For Kids for Halloween
Goodreads Best Halloween Picture Books
Imagination Soup The Big List of Halloween Picture Books for Kids
Life Listened Our Favorite Halloween Picture Books
Line Up The Books 13 Halloween Picture Books for Kids with Autism
Marin Mommies Our Favorite Halloween Books for Kids
My Bored Toddler Halloween Books for Toddlers
NY Times Frightfully Good New Picture Books to Give Kids the Shivers, or the …
Parenting Chaos Spectacularly Spooky Halloween Books for Kids
Parnassus Musing The Best New Booooooks: Halloween Tales & Other Favorites for …
PDX Parent Halloween Book Picks for Kids
Pre-K Pages Halloween Picture Books for Kids
RD The Best Halloween Books for Kids
Read Brightly 12 Not-So-Scary Halloween Books for Kids
reality To Dream 13 Best-Illustrated Halloween Children’s Books
Slate Best creepy children’s books for Halloween and beyond
SLJ Best Halloween Picture Books
The Childrens Book Review 13 Frightfully Good Kids Books for Halloween and Beyond
The School Run Best Halloween books for kids
Thought Co. Best Children’s Halloween Books for 4 to 8 Year Olds
Time Out 17 Best Halloween Books for Kids of All Ages
Up Parent Favorite Halloween Books for Kids
We Are Teachers 20 of the Best Halloween Books for Kids Who Like to Be Scared
Where Imagination Grows 12 Halloween Picture Books for Preschoolers
Working Mother 20 Halloween Books for Kids That Are Scary and Fun

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