15+ Halloween Books For Kids

Reading books to my kids is one of my favorite things to do! Holiday books are always a fun way to celebrate, so here are more than 15 Halloween books for kids that you will read over and over for years to come.

The Best Halloween Books for Kids

If you are anything like me, you love to cuddle up with your kids and read a good book. I try to sit down with my little kids at least once a day and read them a book of their choice outside of their normal bedtime story at night.

There are always books I tuck away and only pull out during specific holidays, and Halloween is no exception!

Over the years, we have gotten a pretty good collection of Halloween books for kids that I’m positive your kids will come to love as much as mine have. 

Children’s Halloween Picture Books

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Room on the Broom

Halloween Books For Kids

If I had to choose the favorite Halloween book in our house, Room on the Broom would be the #1 pick! My kids love the fun illustrations and how the witch and her cat take a stroll on her broom with some interesting characters. 

Why we love it!

  • A great read-aloud family-friendly book
  • Magical pictures
  • Not scary!

Happy Halloween Little Critter

Halloween Books For Kids

This classic book is perfect for little ones that like to lift flaps. There are lots of fun reveals throughout the story where skeletons, mummies, and monsters can be found! The characters also find time to bob for apples, play Pin the Broom on the Witch, and dress up in fun costumes. You won’t want to miss out on this fun!

Why we love it!

  • Classic recognizable characters and story that kids can follow easily
  • Lift the flap
  • Experience preparation for kids

The Rollaway Pumpkin

Halloween Books For Kids

Will she ever catch her pumpkin that’s rolling away? This entertaining story has gorgeous illustrations that will capture everyone’s eye. The repetition is so fun for little kids because they catch on so quickly and can read along with you. 

Why we love it!

  • Teaches about helping others
  • Great for teaching sequencing to little ones
  • Lots of laughs

I Spy Halloween

Halloween Books For Kids

This is the perfect interactive Halloween book for kids! Each page has a letter with different things kids can find that begin with it. Exciting pictures with learning involved makes this a great choice.

Why we love it!

  • Perfect for learning letters and their sounds
  • Helps with observation skills

Fancy Nancy: Halloween… or Bust!

Halloween Books For Kids

Fancy Nancy knows all about Halloween and shares it in this fun sticker book. The best part about this book is the imagination involved. You won’t regret reading this one every day leading up to Halloween this year, and don’t be surprised if your daughter ends up wanting to be a plume-asaurus. 

Why we love it!

  • Great gift for little kids that like stickers
  • Great vocabulary

Would You Rather: Halloween Edition

Halloween Books For Kids

Have you ever played a fun game while reading a book? This Would You Rather Halloween book has hilarious situations to present to each other while reading to get some good laughs!

Why we love it

  • Great for all ages- a fun family game
  • Hilarious and imaginative situations
  • Critical thinking skills involved

Little Blue Truck’s Halloween

Halloween Books For Kids

Lift the flap to find Little Blue Truck’s friends dressed up in costumes. This household name book is a great addition to your collection of Little Blue Truck books. Want to know why? The colors and illustrations are gorgeous and there are lots of fun costume ideas!

Why we love it!

  • Fun rhymes
  • Halloween traditions introduced
  • Reinforces animal names

We’re Going on a Goon Hunt

Halloween Books For Kids

If you’re familiar with Goodnight Goon, then this Halloween version will have you singing along in no time. Lots of obstacles with monsters involved in this hilarious sing-song adventure will have you laughing your head off. 

Why we love it!

  • Great at keeping the attention of kids
  • The song goes along with We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

That Monster on the Block

Halloween Books For Kids

Monster is excited about his new neighbor that has just moved in until he realizes that his new neighbor is a clown. In the end, Clown wins everyone over, including Monster, who was very doubtful at the beginning. 

Why we love it!

  • Helps kids learn empathy and acceptance
  • Inclusion based
  • Great lessons

Sweet and Spooky Halloween: Disney Princess

Halloween Books For Kids

Nothing is better than Disney Princesses all decked out in their Halloween magic. This book has several princess stories all in one place so you can have hours of entertainment.

Why we love it!

  • Lots of stories in one book
  • Familiar Disney characters

What Was I Scared Of?

Halloween Books For Kids

A glow in the dark book that will knock your socks off, What Was I Scared Of is a classic Dr. Seuss tale with a silly story revolving around a pair of pants. With silly stickers and invisible ink involved, this book is sure to bring hours of fun for everyone!

Why we love it!

  • Teaches about fear
  • Super silly words 
  • Lesson about judgment

Creepy Pair of Underwear

Halloween Books For Kids

A rabbit that can’t get rid of his creepy underwear is making him seem like he is scared. But he isn’t scared because why would be afraid of glowing underwear? Jasper the rabbit cannot get rid of his green underwear and he doesn’t quite know what to do!

Why we love it!

  • Silly and spooky all in one
  • Fantastic pictures in the book

Princess Pumpkin Patch

Halloween Books For Kids

Sassi is wanting to know if there is more that she can be doing. She has been harvesting pumpkins for so long she doesn’t really know what else is out there. Go on a journey of self-discovery with Sassi and see what she finds out!

Why we love it!

  • Great lesson about just being who you are
  • Easy to understand
  • Encourage kids to ask questions and seek out answers

It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse!

Halloween Books For Kids

If you’re a fan of the book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, then this book won’t disappoint. Decorating pumpkins is the main focus in this story, and you go on an adventure for one missing pumpkin too. What could be better?

Why we love it!

  • Inspires creativity
  • Fun illustrations
  • Halloween craft ideas

The Berenstain Bears Go on a Ghost Walk

Halloween Books For Kids

A story about how Papa Bear gets to throw a big Halloween bash (his favorite holiday) and ends up finding out that some things are a bit scary for young ones that want to enjoy Halloween as well. 

Why we love it!

  • Has a great morale
  • Friendly for little kids
  • Classic Berestain Bears

Paint By Sticker Kids: Halloween

Halloween Books For Kids

Kids love Paint by Sticker books because they are so much fun! Each page has a picture that you complete by matching numbers together. It’s a great learning activity and keeps kids entertained for long periods of time. 

Why we love it!

  • Number activity
  • Entertaining
  • Easy for independent children

Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete

Halloween Books For Kids

A lift the flap book that will bring hours of enjoyment. Pete the Cat loves Halloween and going trick or treating, but he isn’t really a fan of being scared. 

Why we love it!

  • Lift the flap fun!
  • Classic Pete story

Llama Llama Trick or Treat

Halloween Books For Kids

This book is the perfect book for very young children just being introduced to Halloween. Little llama looks for his costume and gets to go trick or treating with his Mama and friends. 

Why we love it!

  • Board book great for little hands
  • Clever rhyming

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