Halloween Themed Books for Kids

This Halloween Themed Books for Kids list will go great with a week filled with creepy Halloween activities. Children will have so much fun with these beautifully illustrated and engaging picture books.

Halloween Themed Books

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Halloween Hustle, by Charlotte Gunnufson

In the dark, a funky beat. Something white with bony feet. Skeleton dancing up the street, Doing the Halloween Hustle. Skeleton is dancing his way to a Halloween party―but as he grooves across town, he keeps stumbling, tumbling, and falling apart! Can Skeleton stay in one piece long enough to make it to the party?

Five Little Pumpkins, by Dan Yaccarrino

Roll along with the pumpkins and their spooky friends as they get into some spirited Halloween fun.

Room on the Broom, 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!  Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items, and all they want in return is a ride on the broom.  But is there room on the broom for so many friends? 

The Three Bears Halloween, by Kathy Duval

Boo! It’s finally Halloween. Baby Bear is trick-or-treating with Mama Bear and Papa Bear. As the bears come up to the very scary house, they notice that the door is open. Maybe they should go inside. But is that a “Tee-hee-hee” coming from behind the bush? Could the three bears be in for a Halloween trick?

Little Boo, by Stephen Wunderli

The leaves fall, the wind blows, and one little pumpkin seed tries and tries to be scary. But he doesn’t scare anyone . . . not the snowflakes in winter, not the bees in spring, not even the watering can! The wind tells him to be patient―he’ll be scary soon enough. But waiting is hard. Will the little seed ever be really, truly scary?

Monster Trouble, by Lane Fredrickson

Nothing frightens Winifred Schnitzel—but she DOES need her sleep, and the neighborhood monsters WON’T let her be! Every night they sneak in, growling and belching and making a ruckus. Winifred constructs clever traps, but nothing stops these crafty creatures. What’s a girl to do? 

Pete the Cat Trick or Pete, by James Dean

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. Follow Pete as he goes trick-or-treating from house to house and discover what is waiting behind each door.

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything, by Linda Williams

Once upon a time, there was a little old lady who was not afraid of anything! But one autumn night, while walking in the woods, the little old lady heard . . . clomp, clomp, shake, shake, clap, clap. And the little old lady who was not afraid of anything had the scare of her life! 

Skeletons ARE NOT Spooky! by Duds and Kaine

For everything that skeletons do for us, why do they have such a bad reputation for being spooky? Maybe they are just like us and want to have a little bit of fun!

Skeleton Hiccups, by Margery Cuyler

What’s the best way to help a skeleton get over his hiccups?

Dem Bones, by Bob Barner

These frolicking skeletons will captivate children and adults while they sing along with this well-known, catchy song. 

Moonlight, The Halloween Cat, by Cynthia Rylant

Softly padding through the darkness, Moonlight explores the world on her favorite night, Halloween. The town and countryside glow with shining stars. The wide yellow moon lights pumpkins, racoons, and children out having fun…

Go Away, Big Green Monster, by Ed Emberley

Children will overcome bedtime frights as they turn the pages. They’ll watch the Big Green Monster grow before their very eyes. Then, when they’re ready to show him who’s in charge, they’ll turn the remaining pages and watch him disappear!

Click, Clack, Boo! by Doreen Cronin

Farmer Brown does not like Halloween. So he draws the shades, puts on his footy pajamas, and climbs into bed. But do you think the barnyard animals have any respect for a man in footy pajamas? No, they do not. For them, the Halloween party has just begun. And we all know these critters far prefer tricks over treats. There are big surprises in store for Farmer Brown!

Big Pumpkin, by Erica Silverman

The witch has grown the biggest pumpkin ever, and now she wants to make herself a pumpkin pie for Halloween. But the pumpkin is so big she can’t get it off the vine. It’s so big the ghost can’t move it, either. Neither can the vampire, nor the mummy. It looks as if there’ll be no pumpkin pie for Halloween, until along comes the bat with an idea to save the day. How can the tiny bat succeed where bigger and strong spooky creatures have failed? You’ll be surprised!

Ten Timid Ghosts, by Jennifer O’Conell

It’s Halloween, and ten timid ghosts in a haunted house have a problem: a mean witch has moved in and is planning to scare them out, one by one!

The Spooky Wheels on the Bus, by J. Elizabeth Mills

Count from One Spooky Bus up to Ten Goofy Ghosts as this Halloween ride races through town picking up a few unsuspecting passengers along the way.

Some Cool Halloween Dress Up Ideas for you Busy Teachers :). Click on the images to head over to Amazon.

Crayon T-shirt Halloween Costume for Men Women Adult Size

3 Pcs Women Halloween Costume Set Vintage Long Sleeve Dress with School Bus Bag for Role Party

No. 2 Pencil & Paper Halloween Costumes

For some hands-on Math, Literacy, Science, STEM, Phonics, Cooking & Art Printables and Activities that goes hand in hand with these Halloween Themed Books, click on the image below to download the free lesson plan.

Room on the Broom Free Lesson Plan

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