Fall is here, and with it comes all of the excitement about costumes, candy, and spooky surprises. There are lots of great books about Halloween, but my boys and I put together a list of our 25 absolute favorite Halloween picture books. We think you’ll love them as much as we do!
25 Halloween Picture Books
Ten Flying Brooms by Ilanit Oliver – A rhyming, county tale that features your favorite Halloween ghouls.
Monster Trouble by Lane Fredrickson – The neighborhood monsters won’t let Winifred sleep.
Wee Witches Halloween by Jerry Smath – The wee witches are ready to do their Halloween scaring.
Where’s My Mummy by Carolyn Crimi – Little Baby Mummy and Big Mamma Mummy play a game of hide-and-seek.
Halloween Hustle by Charlotte Gunnufson – Skeleton falls apart as he dances to a Halloween party, and has to put himself back together.
Sweet and Spooky Halloween by R.H. Disney – The Disney Princesses are celebrating Halloween!
Fright Club by Ethan Long – The Fright Club is meeting to play their yearly Operation Kiddie Scare.
Believe it or Not, My Brother Has a Monster by Ken Nesbitt – A little brother is nervous about his older brother’s creepy plans.
Skeleton For Dinner by Margery Cuyler – Skeleton runs away from his friends when he thinks he is on the dinner menu.
The Ghosts Go Haunting by Helen Ketterman – A Halloween story set to the tune of “The Ants Go Marching.”
The Berenstain Bears Happy Halloween by Stan and Jan Berenstain – Everyone’s favorite bears are celebrating Halloween in this classic collection.
Say Boo by Lynda Graham-Barber – Ben the Ghost is learning how to say, “Boo!”
10 Little Pumpkins by Jay Johnson – A fun count-along about carving pumpkins into Jack-o-Lanterns.
The Sweetest Witch Around by Alison McGee – A little witch has a sweet tooth that gets her into trouble.
Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson – Can a witch fit some helpful new friends on her broom?
The Haunted Ghoul Bus by Lisa Trumbauer – On Halloween, a normal boy joins some ghosts and goblins on the Ghoul Bus.
Even Monsters Need Haircuts by Matthew McElligot – A young barber stays up late to cut the hair of monsters and other creepy characters.
The Littlest Mummy by Brandi Dougherty – A cute little story about a sweet little mummy!
Otter Loves Halloween by Sam Garton – Otter is a Halloween expert, and she’s so excited for her favorite holiday.
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda D. Williams – A brave little old lady gets a big scare in the woods.
Little Boo by Tim Zeltner – A little seed dreams of becoming a pumpkin.
Goodnight Goon by Michael Rex – A fun and funny Halloween parody of a classic book.
Haunted Houses Handbook by Monica Carretero – A family searches for the perfect haunted house to rent.
Hedgehug’s Halloween by Benn Sutton – Hedgehug is afraid he will miss the best party ever because he doesn’t have a costume.
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