The 10 best Halloween books for kids

Updated: Nov 7


Halloween for kids

There are so many great Halloween books for kids


We have filtered out the best 10 Halloween books, so you don't have to hunt for them. Here is our selection of the top ten best books for Halloween that your children will love!


Just before we get to the books - let us give you some ideas for fun games and activities for kids to play on Halloween...



Fun Halloween activities for kids


Games and activities that children can play for Halloween


Hunt the Pumpkin

Buy some toy pumpkins. Or draw and cut out your own ones on orange card - be sure to give them all lovely expressions. Hide them around your home or garden. Another person will have to hunt them and see how many they find. (You can use other Halloween themed objects too!)


A spooky touchy-feely-box

Get a box and decorate it in the theme of Halloween - you can paint it or cover it with orange, black, and white paper/crepe. Place spooky items inside, such as a rubber eyeball, a blob of slime, toy spiders, fake cobwebs, squirmy rubber worms, and other jelly or rubbery items that you can find. Another person has to close their eyes and feel inside the box to guess the objects.


Halloween Freeze Dance

Here's a fun game to play... All you need is some Halloween music, some Halloween stickers, a D.J, and a few people all dressed up in great Halloween costumes. Groove and dance away. But when the D.J suddenly stops the music, you need to freeze! No moving! If you move, you have to place a Halloween sticker somewhere on you. If you can't find a groovy Halloween tune, we have one for you! Hallo-Halloween by M.C Sherry and D.J Beasty



Trivia for kids:

When is Halloween?

Halloween is on 31st October.

What Is Halloween?

Halloween is the night to remember the dead.

The name Halloween comes from 'Hallow's Eve'.


And now, back to the books...



The 10 Best Halloween Books for Kids



1. I Spy With My Little Eyes. Halloween book for kids

Interactive activity book. Katherine Miller.

Ages 2 - 5



2. Spooky Pookie

A fun rhyming story. Sandra Boynton.


Board book. Ages 1 - 5




3. Peter The Cat - Trick or Treat

James Dean and Kimberly Dean

Lift-the-flaps.


Paperback. Ages 4 - 8



4. Halloween Hustle

Charlotte Gunnufson


Hardcover or paperback. Ages 3 -7



5. Creepy Pair of Underwear

Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown


Hardcover. Ages 4 - 8



6. Room On The Broom

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler


Hardcover or paperback. Ages 3 - 7



7. Big Pumpkin

Erica Silverman


Hardcover. Ages 4 - 8



8. Little Blue Truck's Halloween

Alice Scheitel and Jill McElmurry


Lift-the-flap board book. Ages: Baby - 3yrs



9. Dia De Los Muertos

Roseanne Greenfield and Carles Ballesteros


Paperback. Ages 4 - 8


10. Fright School

Janet Lawler and Chiara Galletti

Rhyming story.


Hardcover. Ages 3 - 5





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