20 Halloween Books for children


It’s fall! What a better way to celebrate than to read your children fun Halloween books. Here are 20 Halloween books that are sure to be a joy around the holiday!

  1. Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins . A fun twist to the classical 5 little pumpkins finger play.

2. The Itsy Bitsy Pumpkin . This book is a fun twist of the itsy Bitsy Spider for Halloween.

3. Corduroy’s Best Halloween Ever!  Corduroy needs to find a costume for the Halloween party, what should he wear?


4. Pinkalicious and the Pink Pumpkin Pinkalicious is on a search to find a pink pumpkin.

5. Clifford’s Halloween Clifford and Emily Elizabeth’s Halloween adventure.

6. Five Little Pumpkins The classic finger play put to book form.

7. The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything “Once upon a time, there was a little old lady who was not afraid of anything! But one autumn night, while walking in the woods, the little old lady heard . . . clomp, clomp, shake, shake, clap, clap.”

8. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown  This is the classical peanut story of the great pumpkin.

9. Five Little Monkeys Trick-or-Treat ” Five little monkeys go trick or treat with their baby sitter.

10. The Berenstain Bears Trick or Treat  Brother and sister bear go trick or treat with their friends!

11.The Littlest Pumpkin The littlest pumpkin seems to be abandoned. Will this tiny pumpkin know how it is to be a jack-o-lantern before it’s too late?

12. Pumpkin Jack Tim carved a pumpkin named Jack. Come and find out what happens to Jack after Halloween when he begins to rot.

13.Fancy Nancy: Halloween…or Bust! Fancy Nancy knows just how to celebrate Halloween!

14.Happy Halloween, Stinky Face Stinky Face has questions to ask his mom about Halloween. His mom knows he will have a wonderful Halloween!

15.It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse! Mouse decides to decorate all the pumpkins in the pumpkin patch!
16. Peppa’s Halloween Party  Peppa and her family play outside in the leaves, carve pumpkins, and dress up in costumes for a Halloween party with all of their friends!

17.Little Boo This is a wonderful tale for children who are looking forward to growing up!

18.Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat  Farmer Brown does not like Halloween! The animals put on a party anyways!

19.Ollie’s Halloween Join Gossie, Gertie Peedie, Boo Boo and Ollie as they enjoy the holiday together! 20.Mouse’s First Halloween Join mouse on his first scary Halloween adventure!

Check out these fun fall activities!

Fall math worksheets

Monster Calendar

Fall projects

Teacher Helper Chart

Halloween activities!

Leaf Writing Activity


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