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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



# Books Authors Lists
29 10 Trick-or-Treaters Janet Schulman Colours Of Us
Goodreads
Parenting Chaos
30 Arthur’s Halloween Marc Brown Goodreads
Parenting Chaos
Up Parent
31 Behind the Mask Yangsook Choi Book Riot
Colours Of Us
SLJ
32 Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat Doreen Cronin Book Bub
Goodreads
Up Parent
33
Curious George Goes to a Costume Party
Parenting Chaos
Read Brightly
Up Parent
34 Goodnight Little Monster Helen Ketteman Parenting Chaos
Time Out
Up Parent
35 Halloween Hustle Charlotte Gunnufson Marin Mommies
Parenting Chaos
Where Imagination Grows
36 Halloween Night Marjorie Dennis Murray Marin Mommies
Parenting Chaos
reality To Dream
37 If You’re Spooky and You Know It Chapters
Parenting Chaos
Up Parent
38 In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories Alvin Schwartz Family Education
Fatherly
Goodreads
39 It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Charles M. Schultz Family Education
Parenting Chaos
RD
40 monster Trucks Anika Denise and Nate Wragg Book Riot
Imagination Soup
Parenting Chaos
41 One, Two…Boo! My Bored Toddler
Parenting Chaos
Read Brightly
42 Only a Witch Can Fly Alison McGhee Book Riot
Goodreads
SLJ
43 Peppa’s Halloween Party Chapters
Parenting Chaos
Up Parent
44 Pumpkin Jack Will Hubbell Goodreads
Parenting Chaos
Up Parent
45 Shivery Shades of Halloween Line Up The Books
Read Brightly
reality To Dream
46 Skeleton Hiccups Margery Cuyler Goodreads
Parenting Chaos
reality To Dream
47 The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree Stan Berenstain and Jan Berenstain Bustle
Goodreads
Time Out
48 The Hallo-Weiner Dav Pilkey Book Riot
Goodreads
Marin Mommies
49 The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin Joe Troiano Goodreads
RD
Up Parent
50 The Night Before Halloween Natasha Wing Parenting Chaos
RD
Time Out
51 Where’s My Mummy? Carolyn Crimi Goodreads
RD
Where Imagination Grows
52 Zen Ghosts Jon J. Muth Doing Good Together
Goodreads
Marin Mommies
53 A Tiger Called Tomás Charlotte Zolotow and Marta Alvarez Miguens Book Riot
Thought Co.
54 And Then Comes Halloween Tom Brenner Read Brightly
SLJ
55 Bad Kitty Scaredy-Cat Nick Bruel Up Parent
Working Mother
56 Bats at the Library Brian Lies Goodreads
RD
57 Biscuit Visits the Pumpkin Patch Parenting Chaos
Up Parent
58 Bone Soup Cambria Evans Marin Mommies
Parenting Chaos
59 Boo to You! Lois Ehlert Goodreads
Pre-K Pages
60 Boo-La-La Witch Spa Imagination Soup
Read Brightly
61 Boris and Bella Carolyn Crimi Book Riot 2
Goodreads
62 Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale Mystery Deborah and James Howe, illustrated by Alan Daniel Book Riot 2
PDX Parent
63 By the Light of the Halloween Moon Caroline Stutson Goodreads
Thought Co.
64 Celebrate Halloween Colours Of Us
Thought Co.
65 Clifford’s First Halloween Norman Bridwell Goodreads
Time Out
66 Creepy Pair of Underwear Aaron Reynolds Book Riot
NY Times
67 Duck & Goose Find A Pumpkin Tad Hills Goodreads
Up Parent
68 Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich Adam Rex Goodreads
Marin Mommies
69 Frankenstein Takes the Cake Adam Rex Book Riot 2
RD
70 Fright Club Imagination Soup
Line Up The Books
71 Ghosts Raina Telgemeier Marin Mommies
The Childrens Book Review
72 Go Away, Big Green Monster Ed Emberley Doing Good Together
Goodreads
73 Grimelda, the Very Messy Witch Diana Murray, illustrated by Heather Ross Imagination Soup
PDX Parent
74 Happy Halloween, Stinky Face Parenting Chaos
Up Parent
75 How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow? Wendell Minor Marin Mommies
Parenting Chaos
76 How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? Margaret McNamara RD
Up Parent
77 How to Scare a Ghost Jean Reagan and Lee Wildish Read Brightly
Working Mother
78 Humbug Witch Lorna Balian Goodreads
Thought Co.
79 I Am A Witch’s Cat Harriet Muncaster Book Riot
Read Brightly
80 I Spy Spooky Night: A Book of Picture Riddles Jean Marzollo Goodreads
Parenting Chaos
81 It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Charles M. Schulz Goodreads
Up Parent
82 Ladybug Girl and the Dress-up Dilemma Jacky Davis Book Bub
Where Imagination Grows
83 Llama Llama Trick or Treat Anna Dewdney Book Bub
Up Parent
84 Mouse’s First Halloween Lauren Thompson and Buket Erdogan Marin Mommies
Where Imagination Grows
85 Nightmares! The Lost Lullaby Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller
The Childrens Book Review
We Are Teachers
86 Peanut Butter & Brains: A Zombie Culinary Tale Joe McGee Goodreads
Imagination Soup
87 Pinkalicious: Pink or Treat Victoria Kann Parenting Chaos
Time Out
88 Pumpkin Cat Line Up The Books
Read Brightly
89 Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden George Levenson Goodreads
Thought Co.
90 Stumpkin Lucy Ruth Cummins SLJ
Working Mother
91 Ten Orange Pumpkins: A Counting Book Stephen Savage Goodreads
Line Up The Books
92 The Biggest Pumpkin Ever Steven Kroll Family Education
Goodreads
93 The Halloween Kid Rhode Montijo Book Bub
Book Riot
94 The Halloween Tree Ray Bradbury Bustle
Doing Good Together
95 The Headless Horseman Rides Tonight: More Poems to Trouble Your Sleep Jack Prelutsky Fatherly
Time Out
96 The Night Gardener Jonathan Auxier Fatherly
PDX Parent
97 The Pomegranate Witch Denise Doyen SLJ
We Are Teachers
98 The Scariest Book Ever Bob Shea Book Riot
Parnassus Musing
99
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat!
Parenting Chaos
Up Parent
100 Too Many Pumpkins Linda White Goodreads
Thought Co.
101 Tucker’s Spooky Halloween Leslie McGuirk RD
Thought Co.
102 Vampirina Ballerina Anne Marie Pace Book Bub
Life Listened
103 Where Is Baby’s Pumpkin? Karen Katz Book Bub
Goodreads
104 Which Witch Is Which? Pat Hutchins Goodreads
Up Parent
105 Who Will Haunt My House on Halloween? Jerry Pallotta Pre-K Pages
RD
106 Zombelina Kristyn Crow and Molly Idle Book Riot
Goodreads
107 10 Busy Brooms Colours Of Us
108 10 Little Monsters Visit Oregon Rick Walton, illustrated by Jess Smart Smiley PDX Parent
109 A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting Joe Ballarini Marin Mommies
110 A Dark, Dark Tale Ruth Brown Goodreads
111 A Halloween Carol Sean M. Hogan We Are Teachers
112 A Halloween Scare in Michigan Parenting Chaos
113 A Vampire Is Coming To Dinner reality To Dream
114 A 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
117 Alphaprints: Boo!: Touch and Feel Roger Priddy Working 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
121 Annie Was Warned Jarrett Krosoczka SLJ
122 Apples and Pumpkins Anne Rockwell Goodreads
123 Ava the Monster Slayer Imagination Soup
124
B Is for Boo: A Halloween Alphabet (BabyLit)
Line Up The Books
125 Bats in the Band reality To Dream
126 Bears in the Night Stan Berenstain Goodreads
127 Beneath the Ghost Moon Jane Yolen Doing Good Together
128 Black and Bitten Was Night Robert Heibreder and John Martz Book Riot
129 Bony-Legs Joanna Cole Goodreads
130 Boo Who? A Spooky Lift-the-Flap Book Joan Holub Goodreads
131
Boo Who? And Other Wicked Halloween Knock-Knock Jokes
Thought Co.
132 Boo, Bunny! Kathryn O. Galbraith Goodreads
133 Boo! Leslie Patricelli PDX Parent
134 Boo! Haiku Deanna Caswell Working Mother
135 Boo…and I Mean It! Up Parent
136 Bow Wow’s Nightmare Neighbors Mark Newgarden and Megan Montague Cash Book Riot
137 Buffy the Vampire Slayer: A Picture Book Kim Smith Book Riot
138 Can You See What I See? On a Scary Scary Night Walter Wick RD
139 Carl’s Halloween Alexandra Day Goodreads
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
141 Cinderella Skeleton Robert D. San Souci Goodreads
142 Cinderhazel: The Cinderella of Halloween Deborah Nourse Lattimore Goodreads
143
Code Girls: The True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in World War II (Young Readers Edition)
Parnassus Musing
144 Cranberry Halloween Wende Devlin Goodreads
145
Curious George Haunted Halloween (CGTV Reader)
Parenting Chaos
146
Curse of the Boggin: The Library: Book One
The Childrens Book Review
147 Daisy and the Trouble with Vampires Kes Gray The School Run
148 Dead Boy
The Childrens Book Review
149 Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel Parnassus Musing
150 Dia de los Muertos (Celebrate the World) Hannah Eliot and Jorge Gutierrez Working Mother
151 Diego’s Halloween Party Colours Of Us
152
Dining with Monsters! A Disgusting Way to Count to 10!
Imagination Soup
153 Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11) Jeff Kinney Book Bub
154 Dracula: A Counting Primer Jennifer Adams and Alison Oliver Slate
155 Drawn Together Parnassus Musing
156 Druscilla’s Halloween Read Brightly
157 Dry Parnassus Musing
158 Duck & Goose: Honk! Quack! Boo! Tad Hills Marin Mommies
159 Eek-a-boo Joan Holub Goodreads
160 Enzo’s Very Scary Halloween Imagination Soup
161 Even Monsters Need Haircuts Imagination Soup
162 Even Monsters Say Good Night Imagination Soup
163 Fancy Nancy Candy Bonanza Up Parent
164 Fire and Hemlock Diana Wynne Jones The School Run
165 Flashlight Night Matt Forest Esenwine We Are Teachers
166 Fletcher and the Falling Leaves Parenting Chaos
167
Frankenstein: A BabyLit® Anatomy Primer
Parenting Chaos
168 Franklin’s Halloween Paulette Bourgeois Goodreads
169 Frightlopedia: An Encyclopedia of Everything Scary, Creepy, and Spine-Chilling, from Arachnids to Zombies Julie Winterbottom Working Mother
170 Froggy’s Halloween Jonathan London Goodreads
171 Funnybones Janet Ahlberg Goodreads
172 Georgie’s Halloween Robert Bright Goodreads
173
Ghost in the House: A Lift-the-Flap Book
Parenting Chaos
174 Ghostly Thief of Time
The Childrens Book Review
175
Ginny Goblin Is Not Allowed to Open This Box
Parnassus Musing
176 Go to Sleep, Little Creep David Quinn and Ashley Spires Working Mother
177 Goblin Hood Imagination Soup
178
Goodnight, Anne: Inspired by Anne of Green Gables
Parnassus Musing
179 Goosebumps series R.L. Stine Time Out
180 Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony Chris Riddell The School Run
181 Gus Was A Friendly Ghost Jane Thayer Goodreads
182 H is for Haunted House reality To Dream
183 Halloween Jerry Seinfeld Goodreads
184
Halloween (Spooky Halloween Stories): Scary Halloween Stories for Kids (Volume 2)
Parenting Chaos
185 Halloween Bugs: A Trick or Treat Pop Up Book David A. Carter Goodreads
186 Halloween crafts My Bored Toddler
187 Halloween Heroes! (paw Patrol) Chapters
188 Halloween is Here! Colours Of Us
189 Halloween Party R.L. Stine Book Bub
190 Halloween: 10 Scary Stories for Kids Up Parent
191 Happy Halloween Othen Donald Dale Cummings Goodreads
192 Happy Halloween Witch’s Cat! Imagination Soup
193 Happy Halloween, Daniel Tiger! Colours Of Us
194 Happy Halloween, Little Critter! Up Parent
195 Harbor Me Parnassus Musing
196 Harriet’s Halloween Candy, 2nd Edition Nancy Carlson Goodreads
197 Haunted Halloween Chapters
198 Have You Seen My Monster? Imagination Soup
199 Heckedy Peg Audrey Wood Goodreads
200 Herbert’s First Halloween Cynthia Rylant and Steven Henry Book Riot
201 Hey, Kiddo Parnassus Musing
202 Hist Whist E.E. Cummings Goodreads
203 Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise Parenting Chaos
204 Horrible Harry at Halloween Suzy Kline Bustle
205 How Spider Saved Halloween Robert Kraus Goodreads
206 How to get Rid of Ghosts Catherine Leblanc and Roland Garrigue Book Riot
207 How to Make Friends With a Ghost Rebecca Green Slate
208 I Lost My Tooth! Parnassus Musing
209 I Love You Little Pumpkin My Bored Toddler
210 I Want to Eat Your Books Parenting Chaos
211 I’m Looking for a Monster Timothy Young RD
212 In the Haunted House Touch & Feel Lift-the-Flap Book Eve Bunting Book Riot
213 It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse! Up Parent
214 It’s Raining Bats & Frogs Line Up The Books
215 It’s Raining Bats and Frogs Imagination Soup
216 Jane Eyre: A Counting Primer Jennifer Adams and Alison Oliver Slate
217 Jane Foster’s Halloween Jane Foster Working Mother
218 Julius’s Candy Corn Kevin Henkes Goodreads
219 Junie B. Jones #24: Boo…and I MEAN It! Barbara Park Book Bub
220 Just Say Boo Susan Hood and Jed Henry Book Riot
221 Library of Souls: The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children Ransom Riggs We Are Teachers
222 Lilac Skully and the Haunted House Amy Cesari We Are Teachers
223 Little Blue Truck Farm Sticker Fun! Parenting Chaos
224 Little Critter: Happy Halloween, Little… Chapters
225 Little Goblins Ten Read Brightly
226 Little Monsters Jan Pieńkowski RD
227 Little Owl’s Night Divya Srinivasan Marin Mommies
228 Little Witch’s Big Night Deborah Hautzig Goodreads
229 Littlebat’s Halloween Story Diane Mayr Life Listened
230
Live and Let Swim: My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish
The Childrens Book Review
231 Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase Jonathan Stroud The School Run
232
Lockwood And Co.: The Creeping Shadow: Book 4
The Childrens Book Review
233 Louisiana’s Way Home Parnassus Musing
234 Lulu and the Witch Baby Up Parent
235 Lulu Goes to Witch School Up Parent
236 Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Ship of the Dead Rick Riordan We Are Teachers
237
Marvin in the Kooky Spooky House: A Halloween Adventure
Colours Of Us
238 Marvin Redpost #3: Is He a Girl? Parnassus Musing
239 Me And My Fear Parnassus Musing
240 Meg and Mog Helen Nicoll and Jan Pienkowski The School Run
241 Mercy Watson: Princess in Disguise Kate DiCamillo Goodreads
242
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Mickey’s Halloween
Parenting Chaos
243 Mind Your Monsters Imagination Soup
244 Mischief Season – The Witches of Benevento John Bemelmans Marciano, illustrated by Sophie Blackall PDX Parent
245 Miss Fiona’s Stupendous Pumpkin Pies Mark Kimball Moulton Goodreads
246 Miss Flora McFlimsey’s Halloween Mariana Slate
247 Miss Hazeltine’s Home for Shy and Fearful Cats Alicia Potter Doing Good Together
248 Miss Smith and The Haunted Library Michael Garland Book Riot
249 Mix and Match: Halloween Roger Priddy Working Mother
250 Molly Maybe and the Ghost Train Kristina Stephenson The School Run
251 Monster and Son David LaRochelle, illustrated by Joey Chou PDX Parent
252 Monster Mama Liz Rosenberg Goodreads
253 Monster Trouble! Imagination Soup
254 Monsterville: A Lissa Black Production
The Childrens Book Review
255 Moonlight the Halloween Cat Pre-K Pages
256 Moonlight: The Halloween Cat Thought Co.
257 More Halloween Ideas Pre-K Pages
258 My Monster Mama Loves Me So Laura Leuck Goodreads
259 Nancy Drew series Carolyn Keene Time Out
260
Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt
Thought Co.
261 Night Before Halloween Natasha Wing
Where Imagination Grows
262 Night of the Living Dummy (Classic Goosebumps Series #1) R. L. Stine Fatherly
263 Nightmares: Poems to Trouble Your Sleep Jack Prelutsky Goodreads
264 No Such Thing Ella Bailey Book Riot
265 Not Even Bones (Market of Monsters) Parnassus Musing
266 Not My Idea: A Book about Whiteness Parnassus Musing
267 Ollie’s Halloween Up Parent
268 On a Scary Scary Night Up Parent
269 One Halloween Night Up Parent
270 Outdoor Myths And Tales For All Ages Up Parent
271 ParnassusNext — October Selection Parnassus Musing
272 Peek a Boo! My Bored Toddler
273 Peek and Egg: I’m Not Trick-or-Treating Laura Gehl Working Mother
274 Peek Inside: Halloween Is Here! Colours Of Us
275 Peek-a-Boooo! Marie Torres Cimarusti Book Bub
276 Peek-a-Boooo! by Sandra Magsamen Working Mother
277 Peep and Egg: I’m Not Trick or Treating Laura Gehl and Joyce Wan Book Riot
278 Penguin and Pumpkin Salina Yoon Working Mother
279 Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins Parenting Chaos
280 Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete Up Parent
281 Peter Rabbit and the Pumpkin Patch Beatrix Potter Book Bub
282 Pierre: A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a Prologue Maurice Sendak Slate
283 Piggie Pie! Margie Palatini Goodreads
284
Pinkaboos: Bitterly and the Giant Problem
The Childrens Book Review
285 Please Scare My Kid: With No Words Samir Hanna Safar We Are Teachers
286 Popcorn Frank Asch Goodreads
287 Pug and Pig Trick or Treat Sue Lowell Gallion and Joyce Wan Book Riot
288 Pumpkin Day, Pumpkin Night Anne Rockwell Life Listened
289 Pumpkin Eye Pre-K Pages
290 Pumpkin Heads Wendell Minor Goodreads
291
Pumpkin Patch Party (A Chunky Flap Book)
Parenting Chaos
292 Pumpkin Pumpkin Jeanne Titherington Goodreads
293
Pumpkin Shapes (Charles Reasoner Halloween Books)
Parenting Chaos
294 Pumpkin Trouble Line Up The Books
295 Sammy’s Spooktacular Halloween Mike Petrik Book Riot
296 Samurai Scarecrow: A Very Ninja Halloween (Samurai Holiday) Rubin Pingk Working Mother
297 Saving Winslow Parnassus Musing
298 Scala (Angelbound Origins) Christine Bauer We Are Teachers
299 Scaredy-Cat, Splat! Rob Scotton Goodreads
300
Scary Stories for Kids: Short Spooky and Spine Chilling Stories for Children By Bone Chiller Press
We Are Teachers
301 School of the Dead Avi We Are Teachers
302 Seven Orange Pumpkins My Bored Toddler
303 Shake Dem Halloween Bones W. Nikola-Lisa Goodreads
304 Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam: The Spooky School Tracey Corderoy The School Run
305 Silly Ghosts reality To Dream
306 Sir Simon: Super Scarer Parnassus Musing
307 Skeleton For Dinner reality To Dream
308 Small Spaces Parnassus Musing
309
Sofia the First The Halloween Ball: Includes Stickers
Parenting Chaos
310 Somebody Stop Ivy Pocket: Book Two
The Childrens Book Review
311 Sophie’s Halloween Disguise Rosemary Wells Working Mother
312 Sophie’s Masterpiece: A Spider’s Tale Eileen Spinelli and Jane Dyer Slate
313 Space Case Edward Marshall Goodreads
314 Splat the Cat – What Was That? My Bored Toddler
315
Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking Plan
Parenting Chaos
316 Spooky Hour Tony Mitton Goodreads
317 Spooky House – lift the flap book My Bored Toddler
318 Spooky Wheels on the Bus J. Elizabeth Mills.
Where Imagination Grows
319 Spooky Winnie Laura Owen The School Run
320 Stellaluna Janel Cannon Doing Good Together
321 Stories of Wizards and Witches Enid Blyton The School Run
322 Ten Little Monsters Mike Brownlow The School Run
323
Ten Timid Ghosts (Read With Me Paperbacks)
Parenting Chaos
324 That One Spooky Night Up Parent
325 That’s When I’m Happy reality To Dream
326 The 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
329 The Berenstain Bears Go on a Ghost Walk Stan Berenstain Goodreads
330
The Berenstain Bears Happy Halloween!
Chapters
331 The Best Halloween Books for Kids Pre-K Pages
332 The Bones of Fred McFee Eve Bunting Goodreads
333 THE CALL OF THE SWAMP NY Times
334 The Canterville Ghost Oscar Wilde The School Run
335 The Carnelian Crow Colleen Gleason We Are Teachers
336 The Cheerios Halloween Pay Book Lee Wade Life Listened
337 The Demon Undertaker Cameron McAllister The School Run
338 The Dreamer Parnassus Musing
339 The Evil Wizard Smallbone
The Childrens Book Review
340 The Fox Went Out On A Chilly Night Book Riot 2
341 The Frightful Ride of Michael McMichael Bonny Becker and Mark Fearing Working Mother
342 The Ghost-Eye Tree Bill Martin Jr. Goodreads
343 The Ghosts Go Haunting reality To Dream
344 The Girl from Rawblood Catriona Ward We Are Teachers
345 The Graveyard Book Neil Gaiman Fatherly
346 The Great Pumpkin Strikes Again! Charles M. Schulz Goodreads
347 The Grotlyn Benji Davies The School Run
348 The Gruffalo Julia Donaldson Time Out
349 The Hardy Boys Franklin W Dixon Time Out
350 The Haunted Ghoul Bus Up Parent
351 The Hoodoo Nik Naks (Volume 1)) Adam Archer We Are Teachers
352 The Horror Handbook Paul van Loon The School Run
353 The House with a Clock in Its Walls John Bellairs Fatherly
354 The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare King Max Brallier We Are Teachers
355 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Up Parent
356 The Little Leftover Witch Florence Laughlin Marin Mommies
357 The Little Scarecrow Boy Parenting Chaos
358
The Mac Undercover (Mac B., Kid Spy #1)
Parnassus Musing
359 The Monster Trap Thought Co.
360 The Monsterator reality To Dream
361 The Most Frightening Story Ever Told Philip Kerr Working Mother
362 The Mystery of the Flying Orange Pumpkin Steven Kellogg Goodreads
363 The Odyssey: A Monsters Primer Jennifer Adams and Alison Oliver Slate
364 The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee
The Childrens Book Review
365 The Pongwiffy Stories Kaye Umansky The School Run
366
The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare
Parnassus Musing
367 The Pumpkin Fair Eve Bunting Goodreads
368 The Raven Edgar Allan Poe Goodreads
369 The Runaway Pumpkin Pie Man Vicky Town Goodreads
370 The Scarecrow’s Dance Up Parent
371 The Short Straw Irene Mathis We Are Teachers
372 The Spider and the Fly Mary Botham Howitt Goodreads
373 The Spooky Old Tree Family Education
374 The Stranger Chris Van Allsburg SLJ
375 The Super-Spooky Fright Night!: Hubble Bubbly Tracey Corderoy Working Mother
376 The Sweetest Witch Around Read Brightly
377
The Switch Witch Halloween Book and Toy
Up Parent
378 The Teeny-Tiny Woman Paul Galdone Goodreads
379 The Thickety: Well of Witches
The Childrens Book Review
380 The Thing in the Woods Matthew W. Quinn We Are Teachers
381 The Three Bears Halloween Pre-K Pages
382 The Three Robbers Book Riot 2
383 The Time of the Ghost Diana Wynne Jones The School Run
384 The Twits Roald Dahl Fatherly
385 The Vanishing Pumpkin Tony Johnston Goodreads
386 The Very Best Pumpkin Parenting Chaos
387
The Very Fairy Princess: A Spooky, Sparkly Halloween
Parenting Chaos
388 The War Outside Parnassus Musing
389 The Widow’s Broom Chris Van Allsburg Goodreads
390 The Witch in the Cherry Tree Book Riot 2
391
The Witch With The Glitch (The Lost Bookshop)
Parenting Chaos
392 The Witches’ Supermarket Susan Meddaugh Goodreads
393
THE WOLF, THE DUCK & THE MOUSE
NY Times
394 The Wolves in the Walls Neil Gaiman Goodreads
395 The Worst Witch Jill Murphy The 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
398 There’s a Monster In Your Book Tom Fletcher Life Listened
399 This Cookbook is Gross The School Run
400
Trick or Treat, Pout-Pout Fish (A Pout-Pout Fish Mini Adventure)
Parenting Chaos
401 Trick or Treat! Colours Of Us
402 Troll and the Oliver Imagination Soup
403 Tuesday David Weisener Doing Good Together
404 Under a Watchful Eye Adam Nevill We Are Teachers
405 We’re Going on a Spooky Ghost Hunt Up Parent
406 We’re Off to Find the Witch’s House Read Brightly
407 WEE SISTER STRANGE NY Times
408 What Waits in the Woods Kieran Scott We Are Teachers
409 Who’s there on Halloween? My Bored Toddler
410
Who’s Who in the Woods? A Pop-Up Mystery
Imagination Soup
411 Winnie the Pooh’s Halloween Bruce Talkington RD
412 Winnie the Witch Valerie Thomas Goodreads
413 Winnie’s Great War Parnassus Musing
414 Witch Wars
The Childrens Book Review


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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
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Slate Best creepy children’s books for Halloween and beyond
SLJ Best Halloween Picture Books
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Time Out 17 Best Halloween Books for Kids of All Ages
Up Parent Favorite Halloween Books for Kids
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