If you’re looking for the perfect Halloween books for children, you’ve come to the right place! We love reading seasonally inspired books to get us in the spirit of the holiday. With Halloween in just a few days, it’s time to add some fun Halloween books to our nightly reading list! These books are for younger children and emerging readers.
1| Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds | 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. Appropriate for most children ages 4 – 8.
2| It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown by Charles Schultz | Celebrate Halloween with Charlie Brown! In this classic Halloween story, Linus spends his Halloween night sitting waiting for the Great Pumpkin to rise from the pumpkin patch and bring toys to all of the girls and boys. Will this be the year it happens? Appropriate for most children ages 4 and up.
3| Little Gobblins Ten by Pamela Jane | In a gently spooky spin on “Over in the Meadow” that counts up to 10, various ghouls and beasts groan, swoop, and haunt. Appropriate for most children ages 3 – 7.
4| Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins by James Dean | Pete the Cat takes on the classic favorite children’s song “Five Little Pumpkins” in this colorful family-friendly Halloween tale. Appropriate for most children ages 4 – 8.
5| 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. Is there room on the broom for so many friends? And when disaster strikes, will they be able to save the witch from a hungry dragon? Appropriate for most children ages 4 – 8
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