Top 10 Halloween Children Books

Mrs. Broom! (Halloween Glow Books)

Charles Reasoner

Recommend Age Range: For infants or children in preschool.

These board books are extra chunky with clever die-cut shapes and charming rhyming texts. But that’s not all! As an added treat, glow-in-the-dark eyes peek out from the first page and through the cover, providing a real touch of Halloween magic for the youngest of trick-or-treaters!

Brooms Are for Flying

Michael Rex

Recommend Age Range: 5 to 7

A funny, interactive Halloween story for preschoolers.

Franklin’s Halloween

Paulette Bourgeois Brenda Clark

Recommend Age Range: 5 to 8

Franklin and his friends attend a Halloween party that features a mysterious ghost.

Pumpkin Moonshine

Tasha Tudor

A little girl visiting her grandparents sets out to find a fine pumpkin for Halloween, and it leads her a merry chase when it rolls down the hill.

Attack of the Jack-O’-Lanterns (Goosebumps Presents Series #16

R. L. Stine

Recommend Age Range: 8 to 12

Drew Brockman notices that an evil transformation seems to have come over his friends Shane and Shana after they dress up like monsters with pumpkin heads for Halloween.

Halloween Havoc (Sabrina the Teenage Witch Series #4)

Diana G. Gallagher



Sabrina throws a Halloween party with a B-movie monster theme–but her Aunt Vesta invites a mischievous warlock, and the party gets out of control.

Hallowe’en Party

Agatha Christie Lindsey



The most frightening thing at the Halloween party was the little girl who claimed to have seen a murder. No one believed her but Hercule Poirot. Now it’s up to him to unmask the killer.

The Pagan Book of Halloween: A Complete Guide to the Magic, Incantations, Recipes, Spells, and Lore

Gerina Dunwich


For Pagans and witches, Halloween, or Samhain, is the most important and sacred holiday—a day to honor the dead and to celebrate the birth of a new year. It explains the rich Pagan/Irish roots of the holiday and includes ancient legends, divinations for telling the future, spells for finding a mate, and potions for gaining knowledge—not to mention detailed instructions for performing the traditional Halloween ritual and delicious Halloween recipes!

Halloween: Romantic Arts and Customs of Yesteryear

Diane C. Arkins

HALLOWEEN: Romantic art and Customs of Yesteryear offers vintage postcards, ephemera, old-fashioned poems, rhymes, chants, trials, and tests from an era when Halloween was considered a romantic holiday. The years from 1900-1918 are considered the “Golden Age of Postcards”: a time when lavishly designed and printed cards were exchanged at every occasion. Over one hundred Halloween cards from the author’s collection are included here.

This book is also a resource for planning a Halloween celebration, with a number of entertaining games included.

101 Spooktacular Party Ideas: Fun Halloween Recipes, Games, Decorations, And Craft Ideas For Ghosts and Ghouls Of All Ages

Linda Kay Sadler


Planning a Halloween party has never been easier! Whether you are having a few neighborhood children over, or are throwing a huge Halloween bash, 101 Spooktacular Party Ideas will help you plan an unforgettable Halloween Party. It is filled with ideas that will help you haunt your house with boo-tiful decorations, serve sinisterly delectable treats, play bone chilling games and make fiendishly fun crafts and party favors.

The Halloween Book

Dorling Kindersley Jane Bull


50 creepy craft for a hair-raising Halloween!

Packed with fantastic activities for the spookiest night of the year. Light flickering jack-o-lanterns, create creepy costumes, and feast on terrifying treats for the ultimate Halloween party.

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