40 Fabulous Family-Friendly Halloween Picture Books
By muddymonkeysmama on October 26, 2012
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All Hallows Eve: The Story of the Halloween Fairy: A pinch of modern fairy dust is sprinkled on Halloween traditions in this playful, ghoul- and goblin-free introduction to the holiday. Eve, a young fairy from the All Hallows pumpkin patch, loves candy but is unable to make itshe can only create toys with her magic. Eve determinedly practices her spells, hoping she’ll be able to magic up candy on her birthday, October 31st.
Dragon's Halloween: Gentle blue Dragon's spooky, silly Halloween tale, by Dav Pilkey, the award-winning author/illustrator of the Captain Underpants series is perfect for beginning readers.
Hoodwinked: With gentle humor and a touch of magic, Arthur Howard reveals how true friendship sometimes turns up in the most surprising places.
Halloween Night: It's Halloween night and all are preparing, for a wickedly wonderful evening of scaring. With zombies and banshees and mummies galore, read this book once and you'll come back for more!
I Spy Spooky Night: Spectacularly eerie pictures chock full of hidden objects. A must for any Halloween collection.
Can You See What I See?: On a Scary Scary Night: Picture Puzzles to Search and Solve: In this latest addition to the hugely successful CAN YOU SEE WHAT I SEE? series, acclaimed photographer Walter Wick welcomes readers out for some spooky search-and-find fun!
Miss Fiona's Stupendous Pumpkin Pies: What do vampires, pirates and pink rabbits have in common? They all love Miss Fionas pumpkin pie! Join the trick-or-treaters as they creep down past the old cemetery to Miss Fiona's haunted house for a taste of her secret Halloween recipe. Spooky illustrations enhance this tasty tale of Halloween fun.
Room on the Broom: The witch and her cat couldn't be happier, flying through the sky on their broomstick-until the witch drops her hat, then her bow, then her wand! Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items and all they want in return is a ride on the broomstick. But is there room on the broom for so many new friends? And when disaster strikes, will they be able to save the witch from the clutches of a hungry dragon?
Scary, Scary Halloween: Four pairs of eyes stare from the blackness to watch fearsome creatures trick-or-treat.
Ten Timid Ghosts: Ten ghosts, a witch, and a haunted house make this Halloween countdown a spooky treat!
Happy Halloween! (Max and Ruby): Little brother Max is determined to scare Ruby, but can?t seem to do the trick. Will Max be able to spook Ruby before Halloween is over? Based on the successful Max & Ruby TV series, this seasonal story will be a must have for Max & Ruby fans and includes foil on the cover!
Froggy's Halloween: Froggy needs a Halloween costume. But what should he be? He could be Super Frog, faster than a dragonfly, stronger than a bullfrog! Maybe he should be something scarier, like Vampire Frog! Finally, Froggy knows just what to be.
The Haunted Halloween Party, Level 2: It's Halloween in Coolsville and Scooby and Shaggy are off to meet the gang at a groovy costume party! But when Scooby and Shaggy show up at the party, it's YIKES! in a haunted house! Turns out it's not really haunted, just for sale, and that Scooby and Shaggy have gotten the address wrong!
Los Gatos Black on Halloween: Under October’s luna, full and bright, the monsters are throwing a ball in the Haunted Hall. Las brujas come on their broomsticks. Los muertos rise from their coffins to join in the fun. Los esqueletos rattle their bones as they dance through the door. And the scariest creatures of all aren’t even there yet!
In the Haunted House: All we see are two pairs of sneakers--one large, one small--as a little girl and her father tour a dark, mysterious house.
Bats at the Ballgame: Do you think humans are the only ones who enjoy America’s national pastime? Grab your bat—the other kind—and your mitt, and join these captivating bats as they flutter off to watch their all-stars compete. How about a mothdog? Or some Cricket Jack?
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: Join the PEANUTS gang as they get ready for a night of trick-or-treating, bobbing for apples, and pumpkin patches. In this faithful adaptation of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, young readers are introduced to the classic tale.
Happy Halloween, Curious George: Halloween is here, and Curious George is getting ready for the big night. There are so many costumes to try on, treats to share, and games to play! George has so much Halloween fun picking out the perfect pumpkin, decorating his house, and celebrating with his friends that he’s not sure he’s ready for the day to end.
Clifford's First Halloween: It's Clifford's first Halloween, and Emily Elizabeth dresses him up as the cutest little ghost ever. Clifford wants to try everything: trick-or-treating, candy apples, and homemade haunted houses. Discover Halloween with everyone's favorite red puppy!
Flat Stanley and the Haunted House: Stanley can't wait for the Halloween party at school. But when a bully picks on his friend, Stanley saves the day in no time flat!
What am I? Halloween: For young children, a lift-the-flap look at what makes Halloween special. From a ghost to a pirate, this is a sure hit for little ones as they guess "What Am I?" and lift the flap to find out!
- Halloween Book Apps for Your Little Goblin on iTunes (generationikid.com)
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