You know we love a holiday children’s book and Halloween children’s books are no exception! Our list is compiled of old favorites, newer books, and unique choices as well.
OUr Favorites: Halloween Children’s Books
It took everything in me to wait until September 1 to put out the children’s Halloween books. I love this time of year––pumpkins, ghosts, ghouls, and treats. We’ve been curating our Halloween (and holiday, in general) books since my kids were babies. Below are some of our favorites!
A Halloween Scare In (insert your state!)
What Was I Scared Of?
The Ugly Pumpkin
There’s A Ghost In This House
It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Room On The Broom
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid Of Anything
Reader’s Picks: Halloween Children’s BOoks
We polled our Instagram audience for their Halloween favorites and below is a selection of those choices!
A Monster At The End Of This Book
Shake Dem Halloween Bones
It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse
How To Make Friends With A Ghost
How To Catch A Monster
Dia de los Muertos Children’s Books
Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday celebrated in Mexico and elsewhere associated with the Catholic celebrations of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, and is held on November 1 and 2. The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and to remember friends and family members who have died. Below are our favorite selections of children’s books that center around the Day of the Dead.
Dia de Los Muertos
Gustavo The Shy Ghost
The Remembering Day: El Dia de los Muertos
For Early Readers
This collection of Halloween books are geared toward younger readers in the 2-6 year old range. These classics are short and sweet, perfect for bedtime during October/spooky season!
Pete The Cat Five Little Pumpkins
You’re My Little Pumpkin Pie
Llama Llama Trick Or Treat
Little Blue Truck’s Halloween
For Advanced Readers
These Halloween books are great for more advanced readers ages 8 and above.