60 Best Halloween Books For Kids Of All Ages

Halloween is the time of the year when even adults can be afraid of what goes bump in the night. Kids can have just as much fun reading indoors as they do outside in their costumes begging for candy.

No matter how old your kids are, you can find the perfect books for them.

Board Books: Baby – 5 Years

It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse!

Baby Touch and Feel: Halloween Board Book

The Legend of the Great Pumpkin (Peanuts)

Dr. Seuss’s Spooky Things

Eek! Halloween

Penguin and Pumpkin

Pumpkin Patch Party (Sesame Street): A Lift-the-Flap Board Book


Room on the Broom

Goodnight Goon (A Petrifying Parody) Board Book

Picture Books: Newborn – Age 3

Spooky Pookie

Sophie’s Halloween Disguise

Pug and Pig Trick or Treat

Peep and Egg: I’m Not Trick or Treating

Clifford’s First Halloween

Pop-Up Peekabo Pumpkin

Brave Little Camper Saves Halloween

Herbert’s First Halloween

How to Catch a Monster

Fisher-Price Little People Halloween is Here

Picture Books: Ages 3 – 7

At the Old Haunted House

Ladybug Girl and the Dress-Up Dilemma

Ghost in the House

Goodnight, Little Monster

A Tiger Called Thomas

Snowmen at Halloween

Miss Smith and the Haunted Library

Peppa’s Halloween Party


The Berenstain Bears and The Spooky Old Tree

Picture Books: Ages 4-8

Ten Timid Ghosts

Bone Soup

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: A Picture Book

The Runaway Mummy: A Petrifying Parody

How to Get Rid of Ghosts

The Night Gardener

I Am a Witch’s Cat

And Then Comes Halloween

I Spy Halloween Book

The Night Before Halloween

Children’s Fiction: Ages 5-9

Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich

The Very Hungry Zombie: A Parody Board Book

Bad Kitty, Scaredy-Cat

No Such Thing

The Vampire Bunny

Chapter Books: Ages 8-12

The Scariest Book Ever

Scooby-Doo: A Haunted Halloween

The Headless Horseman Rides Tonight: More Poems to Trouble Your Sleep

The Most Frightening Story Ever Told

The Super-Spooky Fright Night!

Goosebumps Series

Nancy Drew Stories

The Hardy Boys

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark


Welcome to Dead House

The House With a Clock in Its Walls

The Graveyard Book

The Witches

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