25 Fun Picture Books for Halloween

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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