Spooky kids books for Halloween

A World Full of Spooky Stories

A World Full of Spooky Stories

Angela McAllister, Andronic Madalina

Get ready for Halloween with this child-friendly collection of spooky stories from all over the world.

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Where's Mrs Witch?

Where’s Mrs Witch?

Ingela Peterson Arrhenius

A wonderfully halloweeny new title in this brilliant board book series for preschoolers. With easy-to-grasp, shaped felt flaps, a repetitive refrain and beautiful artwork from Swedish homewares designer, Ingela Arrhenius.

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Is it Halloween Yet?

Is it Halloween Yet?

Susannah Chambers, Tamsin Ainslie

Emily loves Halloween with its spooky dress-ups, fun games and yummy things to eat. Her busy family is not so sure. Luckily, Emily has a few tricks (and treats) to get everyone in the mood.

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Scary Stories for Young Foxes

Scary Stories for Young Foxes

Christian McKay Heidicker, Junyi Wu

Fox kits Mia and Uly fight for survival in this high-concept, compulsively readable junior fiction inspired by classic horror stories.

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Alfred's Book of Monsters

Alfred’s Book of Monsters

Sam Streed

Alfred loves the monsters in his book, but he doesn't like teatime with his aunt--until he decides to invite three of his favorite monsters to join him for tea.

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Atlas of Monsters and Ghosts

Atlas of Monsters and Ghosts

Lonely Planet Kids

Join famous monster hunter Van Helsing on a globetrotting quest to find haunted castles, restless spirits, terrifying dragons, wicked witches, gremlins and lots more. Discover where each beasty has been spotted, what their...

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 Read reviewThe Witch in the Cherry Tree

The Witch in the Cherry Tree

Margaret Mahy, Jenny Williams

One damp, dull day, David's mother is baking cakes. Everything is fine until a naughty old witch comes to settle in the cherry tree in the garden. She tries to outwit David and persuade his mother to part with the cakes.

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 Read reviewGhosts

Ghosts

Raina Telgemeier

Catrina and her family have moved to the coast of Northern California for the sake of her little sister, Maya, who has cystic fibrosis--and Cat is even less happy about the move when she is told that her new home is haunted, and...

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The Foggy, Foggy Forest

The Foggy, Foggy Forest

Nick Sharratt

Who's lurking in the foggy forest? Look through the trees and guess the shapes to find out!

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Funnybones

Funnybones

Allan Ahlberg, Janet Ahlberg

This is the first book in the FUNNYBONES series and introduces the skeletons - a big skeleton, a little skeleton and a dog skeleton. The skeletons venture out of their cellar one night to find someone to scare, but everyone is in...

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There's A Spider In This Book

There’s A Spider In This Book

Claire Freedman, Mike Byrne

There's a spider in this book. Are you brave enough to take a look?

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The Turnkey

Allison Rushby, Laura Peterson

History and mystery wrapped in a thrilling supernatural plot, The Turnkey is perfect for kids aged 9+.

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The Right One

The Right One

Violeta Noy

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The Mysterious Mansion

The Mysterious Mansion

Daria Song

A gorgeously imagined activity book that follows the story of a young girl who finds herself lost inside a mysterious mansion.

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Goblins

Goblins

Philip Reeve

The squabbling goblins who live in the great towers of Clovenstone spend their time fighting and looting. Only clever young Skarper understands that dark magic is rising again. Trolls, giants, cloud-maidens, boglins, swamp...

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 Read reviewThe Monster Who Wasn't

The Monster Who Wasn’t

T C Shelley

A brilliantly rich and strange fantasy adventure that will make us all believe in monsters - be they good, bad or somewhere in between.

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The Vampire Knife (The Witching Hours Book 1)

The Vampire Knife (The Witching Hours Book 1)

Jack Henseleit

The Vampire Knife is the first book in The Witching Hours, a spine-tinglingly spooky new series by Jack Henseleit for readers 8+

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The Graveyard Book

The Graveyard Book

Neil Gaiman, Chris Riddell

Stunningly illustrated by Chris Riddell, who brings the ghouls, ghosts and hero wonderfully to life in this fantastic ghost adventure story, laced with menace and humour  

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Meg and the Pirate

Meg and the Pirate

David Walser, Jan Pienkowski

After landing with a BUMP on a treasure island, Meg makes friends with a peg-legged pirate called Jack and casts a magic spell to help him find buried treasure! As usual, however, things don't quite go according to plan...

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Bedtime for Monsters

Bedtime for Monsters

Ed Vere

What if a monster were looking for a bedtime snack? And what if that snack just happened to be you? Gulp! He's getting closer and closer ...and his tummy is rumbling really loudly.

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Alvin Schwartz, Brett Helquist

Get ready for a hair-raising new edition of master folklorist Schwartz's collection of scary stories with all-new illustrations from New York Times -bestselling artist Helquist.

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The Dark

The Dark

Lemony Snicket, Jon Klassen

A universal and empowering story about conquering your fears. From two giants of children's literature.

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Potkin and Stubbs

Potkin and Stubbs

Sophie Green, Karl Mountford

A brilliant new series bursts onto the scene filled with ghostly goings-on and an unusual investigative duo. With illustrations from Karl Mountford.

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How to Make Friends With a Ghost

How to Make Friends With a Ghost

Rebecca Green

What do you do when you meet a ghost? Two: Tell your ghost bedtime stories (ghosts love to be read to). If you follow the essential tips in How to Make Friends With a Ghost, you'll learn how a ghost can be the perfect companion...

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Meg and Mog

Meg and Mog

Helen Nicoll, Jan Pienkowski

Meg the witch and Mog her cat go off to a wild Hallowe'en party with all the other witches. The spell they cast goes off with a BANG.

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