35 Halloween Books for Families – Every Halloween, I seem to find a new book that my kids just can’t put down. You know the type that you read a million and one times before bed time? Below you will find a list of those books—our absolute family favorites—that have been read to tatters.
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35 Halloween Books for Families
Cool breezes, leaves changing colors, pumpkins everywhere…Halloween is right around the corner! This cooler weather is the perfect excuse to snuggle up under your favorite blanket, grab a book, and read with your child.
In our home, books have become a huge part of our holiday traditions. They are a safe way for kids to explore new experiences while learning. Halloween can be a scary time of year for little kids and books truly can help that. They open the door for conversations and can help your child become familiar with the fun of Halloween in a non-threatening manner.
What better way could there be to get into the Halloween spirit than bonding over a good book? Shared below are our favorites!
Room on the BroomPete the Cat: Five Little PumpkinsSplat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking PlanThe Itsy Bitsy PumpkinPumpkin JackHoot Owl, Master of DisguiseGhost in the House: A Lift-the-Flap BookThere Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat!Dem BonesFrankenstein: A BabyLit® Anatomy PrimerIn the Haunted HousePeek-a-Boooo!Skeleton HiccupsMaisy’s HalloweenAlphaOops: H Is for Halloween: Midi EditionDracula: A BabyLit® Counting PrimerPumpkin EyeMoonlight: The Halloween Cat by Rylant, Cynthia (2009) Paperback10 Trick-or-TreatersThe Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of AnythingVunce Upon a TimeBy the Light of the Halloween MoonCreepy Carrots!Too Many PumpkinsA Tiger Called ThomasHumbug WitchThe Hallo-wienerHalloween NightGoodnight Goon: a Petrifying ParodyRunaway Mummy: a Petrifying ParodyShake Dem Halloween BonesPumpkin SoupTen Timid Ghosts (Read With Me Paperbacks)The Spooky Wheels on the BusWhere Is Baby’s Pumpkin? (Karen Katz Lift-the-Flap Books)
Craft and Read for Halloween
It’s always fun to bring a fabulous book to life with a simple craft. Shared below are some of our favorite Halloween crafts for kids.