20 Fun Halloween Books to Get Your Kids Into the Spirit of the Season

Pair these books with a piece of candy and they'll be in Halloween heaven.

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Encourage your children to embrace their spooky sides with these entertaining Halloween books. With picture books for youngsters, short novels for older kids, and even some classic '80s and '90s throwbacks, there's Halloween fun to be had by all!

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halloween books for kids apples and pumpkins
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Apples and Pumpkins

$5

In this colorful Anne Rockwell picture book, kiddos will get a glimpse of fall's grand beauty and the special Halloween traditions we all love.

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halloween books for kids monster academy
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Monster Academy

$10

Youngsters will want their very own freaky friend after they spend some time with the cast of characters at this school.

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halloween books for kids my monster mama loves me so
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My Monster Mama Loves Me So

$7

Both parents and kids will love this heartwarming tale about the special bond between a miniature monster and his sweet mama.

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halloween books for kids spooky pookie
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Spooky Pookie

$6

Pookie the pig is back and ready to choose the perfect Halloween costume—with a little help from your little one.

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halloween books for kids what was i scared of
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What Was I Scared Of?

$12

This Dr. Seuss book is just the thing to read to kiddos easily spooked by all that comes with Halloween.

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halloween books for kids diary of a wimpy kid double down
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Double Down, (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 11)

$8


In this 2016 installment of the hit , Greg tries to avoid the scary sights and embrace the festive season ahead of Halloween.

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Big Pumpkin

$7


When a witch struggles to move the enormous pumpkin she grew, she'll have to call upon some of her supernatural, spooky friends to help her.

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Clifford’s Halloween

$4

Go on a Halloween adventure with everyone's favorite big red dog in this sweet children's book.

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halloween books for kids goodnight goon
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Goodnight Goon

$8


Fans of the will love this parody, which puts a festive twist on the iconic bedtime book.

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halloween books for kids it's the great pumpkin, charlie brown
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It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

$6


Before you watch the iconic Peanuts movie with your family this fall, read the storybook version to your kids.

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halloween books for kids nancy drew
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The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew, Book I)

$7


Leading up to Halloween, carve out some time to read the first book in to your family. It's a thrilling without being over-the-top scary.

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halloween books for kids room on the broom
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Room on the Broom

$6


Travel the October skies with a witch as she tries to track down a few missing magic items with help from some new friends.

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halloween books for kids ten timid ghosts
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Ten Timid Ghosts

$4


Perfect for little ones, this Halloween book encourages kids to count as they encounter a series of ghosts in a haunted house.

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halloween books for kids the hallo-wiener
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The Hallo-Wiener

$7


Despite being teased for dressing up as a hot dog for Halloween, Oscar the dachshund will step up to help the other dogs when they need him.

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halloween books for kids the vampire bunny
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The Vampire Bunny (Bunnicula and Friends Series)

$3


In this vampire book for kids, Chester the cat and Harold the dog are skeptical of their family's new pet bunny who they believe may be part vampire.

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halloween books for kids the witches
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The Witches

$8

If your youngsters love , , or , they'll love this other classic tale from Roald Dahl.

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halloween books for kids goosebumps
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Welcome to Dead House (Goosebumps, Book I)

$5


Read the book that started it all! Kids eight and up will love this thrilling book from author R.L. Stine.

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halloween books for kids where's my mummy?
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Where’s My Mummy?

$8


Set out on a spooky adventure with Little Baby Mummy and Big Mama Mummy in this sweet picture book featuring with a series spooktacular characters.

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halloween books for kids the runaway mummy
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The Runaway Mummy

$6


Revisit the beloved children's book with this new parody that's perfect for Halloween.

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halloween books for kids the little old lady who was not afraid of anything
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The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

$6


Your munchkins will learn to muster up courage—even at the spookiest times—when they venture out with the little old lady who was not afraid of anything in this classic children's book.

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