Do you want to know 13 super cute Halloween books to read to your kids this fall season? Here you will find something for everyone. Whether your child is a preschooler, toddler or even a school age kiddo they will love these!
There are a ton of cute books for kids about Halloween. From stories about trick-or-treating to spooky tales, there is something for everyone. My personal favorite is “The Night Before Halloween” by Natasha Wing. It’s a rhyming book about a child’s preparations for Halloween night. It’s fun to read and the illustrations are adorable.
Here you will read all about Halloween books for kids, Halloween books for toddlers, Halloween books for 7 year olds, Halloween books for 8 year olds and even Halloween books for adults!
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Wonderful Halloween books for kids
1. Halloween Parade
In “The Halloween Parade” by Harriet Ziefert, a group of children get together to plan their costumes for the big day. They have all sorts of ideas, from ghosts and witches to pumpkins and black cats. But in the end, they all decide to go as something different…themselves!
2. The Bernstein Bears Trick or Treat
“The Berenstain Bears Trick or Treat” by Stan and Jan Berenstain is a classic story about the bears getting ready for Halloween. They make their costumes, go trick-or-treating, and even have a Halloween party. But when Brother Bear gets too much candy, he learns that moderation is important, even on Halloween.
3. Room on the Broom
In “Room on the Broom” by Julia Donaldson, a kind witch invites a host of animals to ride on her broomstick. But when the wind picks up and they start to fall off, will they all make it back safely?
4. Happy Halloween, Little Critter
In “Happy Halloween, Little Critter” by Mercer Mayer, Little Critter is getting ready for Halloween. He’s got his costume all picked out and he’s excited to go trick-or-treating. But when he gets home, he finds that he’s not the only one who’s been busy…his little sister has a surprise for him, too!
5. Go away, big green monster!
In “Go Away, Big Green Monster!” by Ed Emberley, a big green monster appears. But as the monster grows and grows, the child who created him starts to get scared. Can he make the monster go away?
6. One Halloween Night
“One Halloween Night” by Elizabeth Burch is a rhyming book about a group of animals who are getting ready for Halloween. They all have different costumes, but they all end up looking the same in the end.
7. The little old lady who was not afraid of anything
“The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything” by Linda Williams is a classic story about a little old lady who encounters some spooky things while she’s walking through the woods. But she’s not afraid of anything…or is she?
8. We’re Going on a pumpkin hunt
“We’re Going on a Pumpkin Hunt” by Patricia Thomas is a rhyming book about a group of children who go on a pumpkin hunt. They have to find all sorts of things along the way, but in the end, they find exactly what they’re looking for.
9. The Halloween Tree
“The Halloween Tree” by Ray Bradbury is a classic story about a group of children who go trick-or-treating on Halloween night. But when they get to the house of their friend, Mr. Carapace Clavicle Moundshroud, they find that he’s not home. They wait for him to return, but he never does. So, they set out to find him, and in the process, they learn a lot about the history of Halloween.
10. The legend of spookley the square pumpkin
“The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin” by Joe Troiano is a story about a pumpkin who is different from all the other pumpkins. He’s square, and because of that, he’s always teased by the other pumpkins. But when a big storm comes, Spookley is the only one who can save the day.
11. Halloween Hustle
“Halloween Hustle” by Virginia Walter is a rhyming book about a group of children who are getting ready for Halloween. They have to clean the house, make their costumes, and go trick-or-treating. But when they get home, they find that they’re not the only ones who are busy…their little sister has a surprise for them, too!
12. How to Catch a Monster
“How to Catch a Monster” by Andy Elkerton is a funny story about a brave young ninja who conquers his fear of the monster in his closet. Finding out the monster isn’t really scary at all he may make a new friend! But in the end, this book is great for little ones who need a little courage to face their fears!
13. Five little pumpkins
“Five Little Pumpkins” by Dan Yaccarino is a rhyming book about five little pumpkins who are sitting on a gate. One by one, they roll away until there’s only one left. But where did they all go?
It’s clear that Halloween is a favorite holiday for both children and adults alike. Whether you’re reading a classic story or one of the newer books, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. And what could be more fun than getting together with friends and family to celebrate all things spooky? Have a Happy Halloween!
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