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Great Halloween Books

Books to get you in a spooky mood this Halloween. For more kids' Halloween picks, check out the CCBC list

by Kerry Clare · Tagged 49thkids, halloween, books for kids, picture books

The Ghosts Go Spooking

by (author) Chrissy Bozik
illustrated by Patricia Storms

The Elevator Ghost

by (author) Glen Huser

Bob's Hungry Ghost

by (author) Geneviève Côté

Jake and the Giant Hand

by (author) Philippa Dowding

Star Style

My Sister the Vampire

by (author) Sienna Mercer

What There Is Before There Is Anything There

A Scary Story

by (author) Liniers
translated by Elisa Amado

Carnival of Secrets

Grim Hill, Book Six

by (author) Linda DeMeulemeester

Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Halloween

A Safety Guide for Scaredies

illustrated by Mélanie Watt

Black and Bittern Was Night

by (author) Robert Heidbreder
illustrated by John Martz

13 Ghosts of Halloween

by (author) Robin Muller
illustrated by Patricia Storms

The Haunted House That Jack Built

by (author) Helaine Becker
illustrated by David Parkins

Franklin's Halloween

by (author) Paulette Bourgeois
illustrated by Brenda Clark

Benny Bensky and the Giant Pumpkin Heist

by (author) Mary Borsky
illustrated by Linda Hendry

Pumpkin People

illustrated by Ron Lightburn
by (author) Sandra Lightburn

Funny Halloween

by (author) Dominique Jolin

Fred's Halloween Adventure

by (author) Marie-Danielle Croteau
illustrated by Bruno St-Aubin
translated by Sarah Cummins

A Bad Case Of Ghosts

by (author) Kenneth Oppel

Don't Open the Door!

by (author) Veronika Martenova Charles
illustrated by David Parkins

The Bone Collector's Son

by (author) Paul Yee


by (author) Robert Munsch
illustrated by Michael Martchenko

The Gravesavers

by (author) Sheree Fitch

Plain Kate

by (author) Erin Bow

Sam's First Halloween

by (author) Mary Labatt
illustrated by Marisol Sarrazin

The Swallow: A Ghost Story

by (author) Charis Cotter

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