Halloween Books for Young Kids

The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are getting crisper, and the smell of fall is filling the air: Halloween is almost here! What better way to get you kiddos in the Halloween spirit than with a few Spooktacular Halloween books for all ages? Curl up on the couch with a warm cozy blanket and a few Halloween books and you’re all set! My little one actually loves to act out his favorite books for me!

Halloween Books for Young Kids - Children's Books and Reading List for Halloween Fun

Favorite Children’s Books — Halloween

We’ve rounded up a few well-loved fall favorites:

  1. Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson – A witch and her broom run into some interesting characters and find friendship along the way in this beautifully illustrated tale.
  2. Spooky Wheels on the Bus by J. Elizabeth Mills – A classic song with a spooky and silly twist sure to keep your little one laughing!
  3. Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking Plan by Catherine Hapka – Splat goes to the pumpkin patch and finds the biggest pumpkin only to realize that he doesn’t know how to get it home!
  4. Halloween Hustle by Charlotte Gunnufson – As Skeleton dances to the party, he comes across a few bumps in the road and starts falling apart. Can he make it to the party?
  5. Clifford’s Halloween by Norman Bridwell – Emily Elizabeth and Clifford dress up and go trick-or-treating in their neighborhood. They also enjoy telling ghost stories and playing games too!
  6. Just Say Boo! by Susan Hood – This delightfully spooky story teaches trick-or-treaters that in any situation they may come across, just say boo!
  7. Happy Halloween, Stinky Face! By Lisa McCourt – Stinky Face is nervous about going trick-or-treating, but Mama reassures him that he is going to have a great time!
  8. Ten Timid Ghosts by Jennifer O’connell – Little trick-or-treaters have to learn to count down from ten to scare each of the mean witch’s ghosts away!
  9. One, Two…Boo! by Kristen L. Depken – Your little one can flip the flaps on every page while looking for a few surprises in the old spooky house!
  10. Llama Llama Trick-Or-Treat by Anna Dewdney – Llama Llama dresses up in his Halloween costumes, picks out the perfect pumpkin, and goes trick-or-treating with Mama and all of his friends!



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