Fun, Not So Spooky Books for Kids!

It's almost Halloween and excitement is building‚??from little ones interested in pumpkins, costumes, and candy to older kids who like a little bit of a scare now and then, these Halloween books will help set a festive mood for the spooky holiday.

Updated September 28, 2023
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Coraline
Gaiman, Neil
When Coraline steps through a door in her family's new house, she finds another house, strangely similar to her own (only better). At first, things seem marvelous. The food is better than at home, and the toy box is filled with fluttering wind-up angels and dinosaur skulls that crawl and rattle...
Pete the cat. Five little pumpkins
Dean, James
Author and artist James Dean brings us a groovy rendition of the classic favorite children's song "Five Little Pumpkins," sung by cool cat Pete and perfect for Halloween. A New York Times bestselling favorite! Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins is in a sturdy paper-over...
GHOSTS UNVEILED
Ryan, James R
Discover all the mysteries, facts, and discoveries about ghosts that are creepy--and true--in the much-anticipated companion to Mummies Exposed! Do you believe in ghosts? Whether you're a believer in things that go bump in the night or a firmly science-minded...
Creepella Von Cacklefur : the thirteen ghosts
Stilton, Geronimo.
This NEW Geronimo Stilton series spinoff stars spooky, silly Creepella von Cacklefur!Creepella von Cacklefur and her niece, Shivereen, visit scary Squeakspeare Mansion. There they meet Bobby Squeakspeare, a descendent of the famouse writer, William Squeakspeare. Will the spooky rooms and ghosts...
City of ghosts
Schwab, Victoria
From #1 NYT bestselling author Victoria Schwab comes a sweeping, spooky, evocative adventure, perfect for fans of "Stranger Things" and Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.A New York Times bestseller!Ever since Cass almost drowned (okay, she did drown, but she doesn...
Candy corn : poems
Stevenson, James
Give yourself a treat. Open this book. Smile!An ALA Notable BookGive yourself a treat.Open this book.Smile!In these twenty-four subtly powerful poems (including a memorable ode to eating peanuts), James Stevenson transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary. This new collection, the third in a...
Spooky snacks and treats : frightfully fun Halloween recipes for kids
Williams, Zac
42 creepy, icky, sweet, or sticky kid-friendly recipes for Halloween parties and events. Make your Halloween party a scream with these creepily cool snacks, munchies, sweets, and drinks found in Spooky Snacks and Treats: Frightfully Fun Halloween Recipes for Kids. Zac...

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