Spooktacular Children’s Halloween Books

Holidays offer a great excuse to bulk up your child’s book collection and right now the Halloween book selection is “spooktacular!” Here are our picks to get your kiddos in the Halloween spirit, from babies through age 12.

Baby-Age 2

Where Is Baby’s Pumpkin?

This adorable lift-the-flap, interactive book follows baby around the house on a search to find her pumpkin. Your little one will love the surprises waiting behind each flap.

Five Little Pumpkins

“Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate…” This classic counting rhyme coupled with happy, colorful photos is sure to become your baby or toddler’s new favorite.

 

Ages 3-5

Room On The Broom

Is there room for more than a witch and her cat on the broom? This is the story of a witch who receives help from a variety of animal friends who all want to ride on her broomstick. But, will they all fit?

The Spooky Wheels on The Bus

If your child loves singing “The Wheels On The Bus” then they’ll love this book! A spooky take on the beloved children’s song, counting from “One Spooky Bus” to “Ten Goofy Ghosts.”

 

Ages 6-8

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

The journey  of a little old lady who is not afraid of anything…. until she encounters the scare of her life on a walk through the woods.

Pumpkin Soup

The story of three friends (a cat, a duck, and a squirrel) who enjoy making pumpkin soup together until they get into a little disagreement that leads them on an adventure. The best part? A recipe for pumpkin soup at the end that you can cook with your kiddo!

Ages 9-12

Bone Soup
A Halloween book with some humor! Finnigan is a hungry skeleton who finds himself in a new town on Halloween with no food in sight. Get ready for some Halloween magic!

The Witch of Blackbird Pond
A spooky chapter book about a sixteen-year-old girl who is forced to join a family she has never met in a foreign town and the struggles she faces after befriending a girl who is believed to be a witch. This classic book won the Newberry Medal in 1959.
Need a fun Halloween activity to do with your little one? Check out our 7 Kid-Friendly Pumpkin Decorating Ideas.

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Ariel

Ariel is a recently turned stay-at-home momma of three little ones to her high school sweetheart. When she isn’t busy playing with her young kiddos (or running around frantically), you can find her writing on her personal blog, Dreams To Do. Ariel is a lover of inspirational words, photography, coffee, reality TV, and of course, her family. You can connect with Ariel on Twitter and Facebook.

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