Books are a great way to help your child drift off at bedtime.
But a good read can also help them to feel that Halloween spirit in a fun and engaging way!
If you want to get your kids a rollicking read for Halloween, why not check out these 10 eerie titles.
There’s something for every age group, from colorful preschool plots, to spellbinding teen tomes…
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Table of Contents
- Top 10 Halloween Books For Kids
- Top Halloween Books For Toddlers (1-3 years)
- Top Halloween Books For Preschoolers (3-5 years)
- Top Halloween Books For Young Learners (6-9 years)
- Top Halloween Books For Preteens (10-12 years)
- Top Halloween Books For Teenagers (13-17 years)
Top 10 Halloween Books For Kids
Top Halloween Books For Toddlers (1-3 years)
By Sandra Boynton
It’s Halloween! What will little Pookie decide to be this year? Pookie tries on costumes one by one, but somehow can’t find just the right thing.
By Nina Laden
Colorful pictures and simple rhyming texts help children guess what’s peeking through the die-cut windows in these two fun board books.
Top Halloween Books For Preschoolers (3-5 years)
By James Dean
Pete loves Halloween and candy but not so much scary surprises. Follow Pete as he goes trick-or-treating from house to house and discover what is waiting behind each door.
By Julia Donaldson
The witch and her cat are happily flying through the sky on a broomstick when the wind picks up and blows away the witch’s hat, then her bow, and then her wand!
Top Halloween Books For Young Learners (6-9 years)
By Jeff Kinney
The pressure’s really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his “creative side.” As if that’s not scary enough, Halloween’s just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle.
By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
It is Halloween night, and all the kids are dressed up to go trick-or-treating. But Nate’s friend Rosamond needs his help. Her cat Little Hex is missing. Is he hiding, or is he lost?
Top Halloween Books For Preteens (10-12 years)
By Alvin Schwartz
These three Scary Stories books come together in this box set of timeless chillingly scary tales and legends.
By Neil Gaiman
When Coraline steps through a door to find another house strangely similar to her own (only better), things seem marvelous. But there’s another mother there, and another father, and they want her to stay and be their little girl. They want to change her and never let her go.
Top Halloween Books For Teenagers (13-17 years)
By Kendare Blake
Cas Lowood travels the country with his kitchen-witch mother and their spirit-sniffing cat. Together they follow legends and local lore, trying to keep up with the murderous dead.
By Maggie Stiefvater
Blue has spent the majority of her sixteen years being told that if she kisses her true love, he will die. When Blue meets Gansey’s spirit on the corpse road she knows there is only one reason why – either he is her true love or she has killed him.