Inside: This fall, curl up by the fireplace and read these Halloween books for kids that are fun and family friendly.
If you’ve been following along this week you know we’ve been sharing lots of fun Halloween ideas for kids!
We’ve played in this slimy Halloween sensory bin (that also glows!), made this easy skeleton craft, created this cute Frankenstein Halloween craft, learned math concepts with these Halloween tangram mats and got in the Halloween spirit with these fun Halloween activities for kids.
Today, we’re sharing our favorite Halloween books for toddlers, preschooler and kindergarten kids.
All these books are kid-approved and lighthearted so you don’t have to worry about scared kids this Halloween season.
Read on below to see our family’s top picks for cute, non-spooky Halloween children’s books.
Parent Approved Halloween Books For Kids
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Ten Timid Ghosts is a countdown book about a witch who moves into a haunted house where 10 ghosts already live. The witch scares the ghosts out one by one until they devise a scheme to get her out of their house. This Halloween children’s book is good for kids who love rhyming stories.
Goodnight Goon is a spooky twist on the classic kids’ book, Goodnight Moon. On each page, kids will be delighted with spooky, funny and crazy characters! This book is a great bedtime story replacement for the week leading up to Halloween!
Room On The Broom has to be one of our most favorite Halloween books of all time! The story follows a witch and her cat as they happen upon some animals who help the witch. There’s danger, mystery, and friendship in this adorable children’s story.
Happy Halloween, Stinky Face is a silly book about all the questions Stinky Face has for Mama about trick-or-treating. Of course, Mama knows all the right things to say to ease Stinky Face’s fears.
Halloween Hustle is a lighthearted book about a skeleton who’s just trying to make it to his Halloween party, but keeps falling apart! Along the way to his party, he dances the Halloween Hustle and finds friends who help put him back together.
Clifford’s Halloween is a classic kid’s book about Clifford and Emily Elizabeth’s Halloween adventures. This book is great for young toddlers and kids who like a completely non-spooky book to read.
Boo At The Zoo is another fun Halloween book for toddlers. On each page, the zoo animals describe what characters they’ll be for Halloween and kids get to lift the flap and see their funny costumes.
The Spooky Wheels On The Bus is the Halloween version of the traditional Wheels On The Bus song. Toddlers and preschoolers will love singing along and will be completely mesmerized by the cute and colorful illustrations.
Little Blue Truck’s Halloween is a must have for fans of the classic Little Blue Truck books. In this adventure, Little Blue Truck is headed to a Halloween party with Toad. Along the way, they run into a bunch of characters that look a little familiar. Kids can lift the flaps on each page and discover which friend the character really is!
Big Pumpkin is a short Halloween story about a witch who grows the biggest pumpkin ever! Soon she discovers it’s too big to move and make into pumpkin pie. How oh how will she ever move it?! Ghost, Vampire, and mummy all try to help, but no one can make it budge until little bat comes along and surprises everyone.
Pete The Cat: Trick or Pete is all about trick or treating. Pete is a little worried about getting scared while out trick or treating with his Dad, but soon he finds it’s nothing to be concerned about. Pete The Cat fans will love this story, plus this book also is a lift-the-flap book!
My Monster Mama Loves Me So is a sweet and silly story about a monster child and his monster mama. On each page, the monster child explains exactly how he knows his mama loves him. This children’s story is part heartwarming, part spooky and 100% family friendly.
Did your family’s favorite Halloween book make the list? If not, please share your favorites in the comments below!