7 Must-Read Halloween Books

These picture books about Halloween will delight your kids without frightening them.

By Allison McDonald



7 Must-Read Halloween Books

Halloween is a huge deal at my house. My kids love dressing up year-round, and the combination of dressing up and free candy is almost too much for them to handle. I like Halloween too, but I like how much my kids crave reading about it even more. I use their excitement about Halloween to make reading that much more fun.

Here are seven of our favorite Halloween picture books.

Inside a House That Is Haunted by Alyssa Satin Capucilli

Here Comes Halloween by Caroline Jayne Church

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat! by Lucille Colandro

Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

One Spooky Night by Kate Stone

Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman

10 Trick-or-Treaters by Janet Schulman

There are so many terrific books about Halloween out there! Did we skip your family's favorite? Tell us about it on the Scholastic Parents Facebook Page!

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