A Round-Up of Halloween Reading for Kids

I really amazes me how many wonderful children’s books there are about Halloween.  I keep on finding more … and more … and more.  So, I decided to do a round-up of Halloween reading for kids!

Halloween Round-Up for Kids

Here’s some titles we found this year at the library …

    • Littlebat’s Halloween Story, by Diane Mayr (so cute!)
    • The Soup Bone, by Tony Johnson
    • Very Scary, by Tony Johnson
    • One Spooky Night, by Kate Stone
    • Monster Mischief, by Pamela Jane
    • Hubknuckles, by Emily Herman
    • The Thirteen Hours of Halloween, by Dian Curtis Regan
    • The 13 Nights of Halloween, by Guy Vasilovich
    • By the Light of the Halloween Moon, by Caroline Stutson & Kevin Hawkes
    • Trick or Treat?, by Bill Martin, Jr. and Michael Sampson
    • Halloween Night, by Elizabeth Hatch

  • Halloween Night, by Marjorie Dennis Murray
  • When The Goblins Came Knocking, by Anna Grossnickle Hines
  • Plumply, Dumply Pumpkin, by Mary Serfozo
  • Halloween Night on Shivermore Street, by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso
  • Space Case, by Edward Marshall
  • Vera’s Halloween, by Vera Rosenberry
  • Halloween Mice!, by Bethany Roberts
  • The Trip, by Ezra Jack Keats
  • Now It’s Fall, by Lois Lenski (sweet and published in 1948!)


  • Click, Clack, Boo!, by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin
  • The Hallo-Wiener, by Dav Pilkey
  • We’re Going on a Ghost Hunt, by Susan Pearson
  • The Halloween Ball (Sofia the first), by Lisa Ann Margoli
  • Halloween … or Bust! (Fancy Nancy), by Jane O’Connor
  • Pumpkin Town!, by Katie McKy
  • Pumpkin Day!, by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace (lots of pumpkin info)
  • Pumpkin Cat, by Ann Turner
  • Halloween Hats, by Elizabeth Winthrop


If you missed my other Halloween Reading posts, I have Halloween ReadingMore Fun Books for Halloween , a fun menu activity to go along with Nick Sharratt’s book, “What’s in the Witch’s Kitchen?“, and my post on Activities to go along with “Haunted Castle on Hallow’s Eve”.

And check out these great suggestions from other bloggers …

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Laura Hutchison

Laura Hutchison (aka PlayDrMom) is a chubby kid turned competitive figure skater tween turned high school pom pon girl turned MSU Spartan turned grad student turned Mrs. HutcH turned Dr. turned Mom. She adores living in the Mitten, is addicted to Diet Coke, and firmly believes that ice cream is a main food group.

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  1. Jodie @ Growing Book by Book

    Thanks so much for including us in this round-up. We love reading holiday books and I can’t wait to explore everyone’s list.

  2. Erica @What Do We Do All Day?

    Thanks for including our Halloween chapter book selections!

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