Halloween books can be so much fun for children. For little ones, it’s a great way to introduce them to Halloween traditions in a not too scary way. For older children, it’s an opportunity to read fun, somewhat scary fiction. There are tons of great Halloween books for kids out there, so I am sharing 15 of my favorite books for kids with you. I hope you find something fun to read with your child!
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Halloween Books for Kids
Whether your child enjoys picture books or chapter books, there is something on this list for everyone!
Halloween Picture Books
Classic children’s author Gail Gibbons teaches young children all about the holiday in Halloween Is….
Curious George spends his first Halloween in the country and tries to get to the bottom of mysterious legend in Curious George Haunted Halloween by H. A. Rey.
Natasha Wing is here with another hilarious “The Night Before” adventure in The Night Before Halloween.
Join everyone’s favorite cat in a crazy Halloween adventure in Splat the Cat: What Was That? by Rob Scotton.
In Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat by Doreen Cronin, Farmer Brown tries to ignore Halloween despite what the barnyard animals do.
Join all of your neighborhood friends in a Halloween celebration in Happy Halloween, Daniel Tiger! by Angela C. Santomero.
Come along and enjoy Froggy’s trick-or-treating misadventures in Froggy’s Halloween by Jonathan London.
In Mr. Tickle and the Scary Halloween by Adam Hargreaves, Mr. Tickle tries to make Halloween a little less scary.
Have fun counting in a not-too-scary way in 10 Trick-or-Treaters by Janet Schulman.
Halloween Chapter Books
Everyone’s favorite child sleuth helps a fried find her missing cat in Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat.
The gang from My Weird School is back for a Halloween adventure in It’s Halloween, I’m Turning Green! by Dan Gutman.
In Haunted Castle on Halllows Eve by Mary Pope Osborne, Jack and Annie tackle a mystery involving a haunted castle.
How will the mischievous Herdman kids handle it when the mayor cancels Halloween in The Best Halloween Ever by Barabara Robinson?
Nancy Drew is back with a Halloween mystery in The Halloween Hoax (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew) by Carolyn Keene.