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.
Neil Gaiman's enchanting, nationally bestselling children's book Coraline is brought to new life by acclaimed artist P. Craig Russell in this gorgeously illustrated graphic novel adaptation. When Coraline steps through a door to find another house strangely similar to her own (only...
Happy Halloween!
Jaine, Lillian.
Join the Count, Elmo, and all of their Sesame Street friends for spooktacular fun in this Halloween picture book for kids! It's Halloween night, and Count von Count is dozing off in front of his fireplace. Suddenly, he hears someone knocking at his castle door, but when he goes to open the...
Halloween ideas
March, Julia
Celebrate Halloween with 50 spooky build ideas, plus an exclusive scary scene model! Use your LEGO¬ģ collection to conjure up a giant bat, a ghost ship, a witch's house, and many more creepy creations. Plus, challenge your friends to spooky LEGO games.¬† These...
I spy with my little eye : Vehicle adventure
Smallman, Steve
Oh, no! A package has to get to town, but the delivery truck has broken down! Follow a delivery man as he hitches a ride on every vehicle imaginable to deliver a very important package. Little ones will love counting and spotting all the vehicles along the way including sports cars, rumbling...
Hilarious Halloween jokes
Grambs, Alison.
Halloween turns into a frightfully funny holiday with this collection of monstrously amusing jokes, riddles, and knock-knocks. Not even the scariest spook will be able to resist a laugh, especially with such side-splitting illustrations increasing the fun. What do you call a meat-eating pumpkin...
Pete the cat : five little pumpkins
Dean, James 1957-
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!
Hollihan, Kerrie Logan
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...
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...
Deadman tells the spooky tales
Aureliani, Franco
Tag along with DC's favorite ghost host as he navigates the spooky, strange, and unexplained in this eerie 13-tale anthology! Have you ever had that feeling that you were being watched? Ever taken a dark shortcut on the way home? Wondered what that thing is that might just be...

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