My mother-in-law likes to buy my kids books for Halloween… I LOVE this! We have a nice little collection of Halloween books that we wouldn’t otherwise have because I’ve never thought to buy Halloween books, to be honest. With October being National Book Month it is the perfect time to buy some Halloween books and to get reading!
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Books are a perfect way to get the Halloween spirit happening in your home.
Read a book, do a craft. Have some fun. Talk about Halloween safety…
Halloween Haunt & Find – Help the little ghost scurry about and find his spooky friends quickly! Follow a sweet little ghost as he visits a murky swamp, creepy cavern, and haunted house to collect his ghoulish friends. Little ones will love counting and spotting all the hidden friends along the way in this rhyming, spook-tacular object search filled with mummies, ghosts, goblins, zombies, witches, monsters, and other spooky things!
Big Pumpkin – The witch has grown the biggest pumpkin ever, and now she wants to make herself a pumpkin pie for Halloween. But the pumpkin is so big she can’t get it off the vine.
Weird But True Halloween – The wildly popular Weird But True! line is all dressed up for Halloween with 300 all-new spooky facts about candy, costumes, pumpkin carving, and more!Calling all boys and ghouls: You’re in for a treat of freaky facts, stats, tidbits, and trivia about one of the most popular holidays!
I Spy Halloween Book – Fun! Fun! Fun! Let Halloween ideas run wild!
The Berenstain Bears Trick or Treat – All little cubs can celebrate Halloween and learn about how to be a good friend and neighbor—and the bonus stickers makes this book the perfect gift for Fall!
At the Old Haunted House – There are all kinds of creatures in the house: a big Ma monster and her wee monsters two, a scrawny black cat and her wee kittens three, a green Pa goblin and his wee goblins four, and more! Count along as the creatures prepare for the Halloween Fright.
Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking Plan – Take a trip to the pumpkin patch in this funny Splat the Cat tale by New York Times bestselling author-artist Rob Scotton. This is a festive fall 8×8 storybook complete with more than 30 stickers, just right for Halloween.
Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete – Pumpkins, candy, and costumes! With flaps that reveal fun Halloween surprises, this Pete the Cat holiday story is sure to be a sweet treat for your little trick-or-treaters.
That Monster on the Block – Monster is excited to see what kind of creature will move into Vampire’s old house on the block. He even starts practicing his welcome growl for the new neighbor. But when the moving truck pulls up, it’s not a greedy goblin, an ogre, or a dastardly dragon that steps out.
The Spooky Wheels on the Bus – A haunted Halloween bus ride that will have children singing with excitement.
The Bad Seed Presents: The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky – Halloween is the Bad Seed’s favorite holiday of the year. But what’s a seed to do when he can’t find a show-stopping costume for the big night? Postpone trick-or-treating for everyone, of course!
There’s a Witch in Your Book – A grumpy little witch has thrown a magic spell at you! If you can capture it, you can use your finger wand to make magic yourself in this interactive book. But, be careful! Your bewitched finger wand might be more powerful than you think!
We’re already reading our Halloween books, and getting started on Halloween crafts, like our Q-Tips Skeleton. We’re going to be making some pumpkin and monster crafts, and more this month.
What are your favorite Halloween books to read to your kids? Or have your kids read to you?
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