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

25 Picture Books for Halloween

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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.

It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse! by Laura Numeroff – A Halloween board book featuring the main character of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

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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