Halloween Books for Kids
Test your wits in this creepy collection of horror-themed mini-mysteries, a follow-up to Sleuth & Solve!
How does one boy discover the lair of Frankenstein's monster? What is the identity of the werewolf who torments an isolated village? And how do two sisters escape the vengeful Loch Ness Monster?
Discover spook-tacular surprises in this board book adventure, with die-cut pages to peek through and gatefolds to open
From Christopher Franceschelli, creator of the Abrams Block Book series, comes the Abrams Trail Tale series, taking readers on unforgettable holiday-themed adventures.
BOO! BAA, LA LA LA!
From the beloved and bestselling Sandra Boynton comes a terrific new Halloween board book. A long-lost cousin of her classic Moo, Baa, La La La!, this delightful little story begins:
On Halloween, the cow says BOO.
She likes that word.
From New York Times bestselling adult author Joseph Fink comes a wickedly fun middle grade novel about a Halloween-obsessed girl named Esther Gold, who goes out trick-or-treating for one last year, only to find her town under the thrall of a mysterious presence.
Celebrate Halloween with the #1 New York Times best-selling Little Blue Truck and friends.
Beep! Beep! It’s Halloween! Little Blue Truck is picking up his animal friends for a costume party. Lift the flaps in this large, sturdy board book to find out who’s dressed up in each costume! Will Blue wear a costume too?
Evie wants to be scared, but she'll get more than she bargained for in this thrilling, witchy chapter book adventure! For fans of Sir Simon: Super Scarer and other spooky, kid-friendly books.
From the critically acclaimed author and illustrator of A Hungry Lion and Stumpkin comes a charming, wryly humorous story of adventure, mistaken identity, and a vampire family’s day at the zoo.
On a Saturday morning, baby Dracula visits the zoo with his family, where baby Penguin lives with hers.
An enchanting, farm-fresh debut graphic novel starring an unusual heroine who is braver than she realizes, for middle grade readers looking for a cozy, adventuresome read in the vein of Witch Boy or Be Prepared.
New York Times bestselling author Tracey Baptiste and acclaimed illustrator Amber Ren take readers on a fun, creepy, storytime-ready romp through a forest filled with creatures from Caribbean folklore.
I’m looking for a jumbie, I’m going to find a scary one.
Paranormal Investigator Mason Mooney is heartless, both figuratively and literally. He's on a mission to prove to the Paranormal Society that he's the best paranormal investigator around, but they're not so sure. And they're not the only ones.
Neil Gaiman's Coraline meets Stranger Things in a dark and twisted story about a sleepy town with a dark secret--and the three kids brave enough to uncover it.
Every thirteen years in the town of Eden Eld, three thirteen-year-olds disappear.
Color and create haunting 3D paper models and bring the world of Star Wars to life in Star Wars: Make Your Own Ghoul-actic Halloween Pop-Up Book.
Explore the dark side of the most haunted of holidays with Star Wars: A Ghoul-actic Halloween Pop-Up Book. Step-by-step instructions guide readers to construct and color holiday-themed 3D pop-ups.
A twisty, creepy follow up to Thirteens, for fans of Neil Gaiman's Coraline and Stranger Things.
A captivating and utterly unique picture book with interactive, transparent pages about a girl who lives in a haunted house from world-renowned artist Oliver Jeffers.
Boynton celebrates Halloween!
There's a big round moon in a dark, dark sky. The chickens are nervous. Do you know why?
Strange things are happening. One chicken saw a pumpkin with flickering eyes, another spied a mouse of enormous size. They all saw a wizard and a witch, and a spooky robot. “WHAT’S GOING ON HERE? WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
In this Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him.
Jasper Rabbit loves carrots—especially Crackenhopper Field carrots.
In this lift-the-flaps book, join Pete the Cat from New York Times bestseller James Dean as he goes trick-or-treating.
Pumpkins, candy, and costumes! With flaps that reveal fun Halloween surprises, this Pete the Cat holiday story is sure to be a sweet treat for your little trick-or-treaters.
“A splendiferous Halloween story.” —The Horn Book
“A great purchase for Halloween or any time of year.” —School Library Journal (starred review)
In a dark, dark room, in a soft, soft voice, tell a scary story!
Newly reillustrated, this classic I Can Read full of spooky stories is perfect for beginning readers who love a bit of a scare.
From Dav Pilkey, creator of the #1 New York Times bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series, comes Dragon, the heartwarming hero adored by Dav's youngest readers!Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read.
A #1 New York Times bestseller!
This winning debut picture book from Mexican artist Flavia Z. Drago about finding the courage to make friends is perfect for the spooky season — or anytime.
From Dav Pilkey, creator of the New York Times bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series, comes Oscar, a little dog with a big bullying problem.Oscar is a little dog with a big problem -- he gets more tricks than treats because other dogs tease him all the time.
EXCLAMATION, look out for ghosts and ghouls, and do the Monster Mash with Mad Libs this Halloween!
Zombies, and vampires, and werewolves, oh my! Get into the spooky spirit with these 21 hilarious fill-in-the-blank Mad Libs stories about all the creepy-crawly creatures that come out to play on Halloween.
A fun Halloween Little Golden Book about young twin boys going trick-or-treating.
From the bestselling creator of Not Quite Narwhal comes a delightfully spooky story about an old house who wants to be a home…even if her new family isn’t what she expected.
House has a problem.
She’s a little spooky. She’s a little cobwebby. Oh, no! What if she’s haunted?
She’s not sure, but…her hinges creak.
Perfect for fans of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark! A shiver-inducing collection of short stories to read under the covers, from a breadth of American Indian nations.
Dark figures in the night. An owl's cry on the wind.
Children can learn to count to five with this spooky Halloween board book that features sliders to slide and flaps to lift.
One purple witch is flying on her magic broom.
Two glowing pumpkin pals are lighting up the room.
Bestselling children's book, from award-winning author-illustrator Guido Van Genechten, is now a BOARD BOOK Perfect for Halloween storytime or any other time
"A little ghost unapologetically makes the most of being different....Different never looked so appealing. " - Kirkus Reviews
Two twins, one prophecy, and a whole lot of hijinks. From WEBTOON, the #1 digital comic platform, comes a fantastical story about twin siblings Dani and Dorian who have missed the bus to magic school and scramble to find a mentor to teach them before their parents find out.
For fans of Ghosts and Hilo, New York Times bestselling author Cullen Bunn and acclaimed artist Cat Farris deliver a fun, spooky, full-color middle grade graphic novel about a supernatural adventure and friendships that go beyond the grave.
Coco meets Stranger Things with a hint of Ghostbusters in this action-packed supernatural fantasy adventure!
For Lucely Luna, ghosts are more than just the family business.
Shortly before Halloween, Lucely and her best friend, Syd, cast a spell that accidentally awakens malicious spirits, wreaking havoc throughout St. Augustine.
From award winning author Lucy Strange comes a thrilling ghost story about a strong willed heroine who will follow even the most restless spirit in order to untangles the dark mystery of her own past.It's 1899. The Earl of Gosswater has died, and twelve-year-old Agatha has been cast out of her ancestral home - the only home she has ever known - by her cruel cousin, Clarence.
“A stunning book...a brand new take on the monster story.” —Eoin Colfer, international bestselling author of the Artemis Fowl series
From award-winning author Pádraig Kenny comes an action-packed middle grade fantasy about a family of monsters, perfect for fans of Jonathan Auxier and Victoria Schwab.
From a debut picture-book author and a #1 New York Times best-selling illustrator, a wry take on "Why did the chicken cross the road?” that gives a whole new meaning to “the Other Side.” Cock-a-doodle-BOO!
A classic Halloween rhyme is brought to life with adorable illustrations in this spooky board book.
Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate.
The first one says, "My, it's getting late!"
What tricks or treats are in store for the five little pumpkins? A classic rhyme is brought to life with adorable illustrations in this spooky board book.
The loveable dinosaur from Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug shows kids how to have the best Halloween ever!
Stranger Things meets The X-Files in this eerie, heart-pounding middle grade adventure about a young boy and girl who must protect their small town from otherworldly forces threatening to destroy it.
Rae’s father vanished without a trace—and Rae knows what happened to him.
In this creeptastic sequel to the Whispering Pines, Rae and Caden take on flesh-eating centipedes that may be alien in nature—perfect for fans of Stranger Things!
Caden’s brother Aiden is many things: clever, powerful, vindictive. Unforgiving. And now, he’s also mysteriously free from the hellish dimensional prison that Caden had trapped him in.
Jake Green is dead. Or he might as well be when he mistakenly accepts a package from the Embassy of the Dead in this hilarious adventure of the afterlife, the first in a series.
Jake is in a race against time to foil a demon-riddled plot to destroy earth—what a way to start his new job at the Embassy of the Dead! The second book of this spookily funny trilogy.
In this second installment in the spooky and silly series that’s perfect for fans of Goosebumps and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, a girl’s dinner comes back to haunt her!
Wolver Hollow is not a normal town.
From the author of Junior Monster Scouts comes new spooky and silly series perfect for fans of Goosebumps and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. In this first book, things get hairy for two fifth graders who take on a haunted mustache!
Wolver Hollow is not a normal town.
When a series of high school pranks get out of hand, teen witch Faye Faulkner is the only one who can solve the case in this spooky YA graphic novel
Faye Faulker isn’t popular, and that’s just fine by her. She spends her lunches at the Loser Table with the other social rejects, aka her best friends, and brushes off the uninspired taunts from the cool kids.