Spooky kids books for Halloween

There's a Ghost in this House

There’s a Ghost in this House

Oliver Jeffers

A captivating new picture book with interactive transparent pages, from world-renowned artist Oliver Jeffers.

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Ghoulia and the Doomed Manor (Ghoulia Book #4)

Ghoulia and the Doomed Manor (Ghoulia Book #4)

Barbara Cantini

Ghoulia and cousin Dilbert come up with a plan--and a potion--to prevent the town planner from seizing Auntie Witch's Fancy Manor as abandoned property. Includes a recipe for Back-to-Life potion.

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Gustavo, the Shy Ghost

Gustavo, the Shy Ghost

Flavia Z. Drago

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Vampenguin

Vampenguin

Lucy Ruth Cummins

From the critically acclaimed author and illustrator of A Hungry Lion comes a charming, wryly humorous story of adventure, mistaken identity, and a vampire family's day at the zoo.

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 Read reviewFunnybones

Funnybones

Allan Ahlberg, Janet Ahlberg

Suitable for children just starting to learn to read, this title features funny skeletons that are definitely not the scary sort.

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Pig the Monster

Pig the Monster

Aaron Blabey

Pig the Pug celebrates Halloween in this picture book from #1 New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Aaron Blabey.

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Mary Has the Best Pet: School of Monsters

Mary Has the Best Pet: School of Monsters

Sally Rippin, Chris Kennett

Dr Seuss meets Sesame Street in this mischievous first-reader series about the weird and wonderful students at the School of Monsters.

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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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Spookytale (An Abrams Trail Tale)

Spookytale (An Abrams Trail Tale)

Christopher Franceschelli, Allison Black

Follows two children through a dark wood across a swamp, past rusted gates, and into a haunted house. Includes die-cut holes and fold-out pages.

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The Supernatural Survival Guide

The Supernatural Survival Guide

George Ivanoff

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The Sister Who Ate Her Brothers: And Other Gruesome Tales

The Sister Who Ate Her Brothers: And Other Gruesome Tales

Jen Campbell, Adam de Souza

Fourteen of the most gruesome fairy tales from around the world are re-told for contemporary readers and restored to their original, grisly versions.

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Halloween

Halloween

Sophie Beer, Happy Yak

A playful first words book exploring Halloween in 100 words.

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Slappy Birthday to You (Goosebumps Slappyworld)

Slappy Birthday to You (Goosebumps Slappyworld)

R,L Stine

Ian gets a Slappy dummy for his birthday and things go from bad to worse, as Slappy takes control.

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Little Monsters

Little Monsters

David Walliams, Adam Stower

Howl with laughter and squeal with delight at this monstrously exciting new picture book from number one bestselling author David Walliams, illustrated by the awesome Adam Stower!

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Bat-Boy Tim says BOO!: School of Monsters

Bat-Boy Tim says BOO!: School of Monsters

Sally Rippin, Chris Kennett

Dr Seuss meets Sesame Street in this mischievous first-reader series about the weird and wonderful students at the School of Monsters.

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We're Going on a Pumpkin Hunt!

We’re Going on a Pumpkin Hunt!

Goldie Hawk, Angie Rozelaar

Halloween -themed reimagining of the folk song, We're Going on a Bear Hunt. Now available in Paperback and Board Book format.

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The Magical Unicorn Society: Unicorns, Myths and Monsters

The Magical Unicorn Society: Unicorns, Myths and Monsters

Kristina Kister, May Shaw, Anne Marie Ryan, Olga Baumert

The Magical Unicorn Society is opening its doors once again, to reveal eight brand new stories about the world's most mysterious, magical and elusive creatures.

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Agent Zaiba Investigates: The Haunted House

Agent Zaiba Investigates: The Haunted House

Annabelle Sami, Daniela Sosa

When a new family move to the village, strange things start happening. Rumour has it that their house is haunted, but Zaiba and her team aren't so sure. Can they find the real culprit?

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Monsters: A Spooktacular Book of Weird Creatures

Monsters: A Spooktacular Book of Weird Creatures

Sarah Banville, Quinton Winter

The perfect book for adults and children to share, MONSTERS is a collection of 100 stories about the weird and wonderful monsters from the word - set to become a bone-chilling classic that will lurk under every bed in 2021!

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Busy Halloween

Busy Halloween

Louise Forshaw, Campbell Books

A first novelty board book about celebrating Halloween, with push, pull and turn mechanisms.

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We're Going to Find the Monster

We’re Going to Find the Monster

Malorie Blackman, Dapo Adeola

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William is a Star: School of Monsters

William is a Star: School of Monsters

Sally Rippin, Chris Kennett

Dr Seuss meets Sesame Street in this mischievous first-reader series about the weird and wonderful students at the School of Monsters.

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Luna Boo Has Feelings Too: School of Monsters

Luna Boo Has Feelings Too: School of Monsters

Sally Rippin, Chris Kennett

Dr Seuss meets Sesame Street in this mischievous first-reader series about the weird and wonderful students at the School of Monsters.

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Weirdo Halloween (Goosebumps Horrorland)

Weirdo Halloween (Goosebumps Horrorland)

R,L Stine

On Halloween night, Chris and his twin, Meg, find a gang of bullies hassling someone in costume. The twins rescue the kid--only to find that it is a bald, pink alien who promptly swears allegiance to them. Little do they realize...

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The Last Halloween: Children

The Last Halloween: Children

Abby Howard

In a grisly gothic adventure at the end of the world, ten-year-old Mona and her motley crew of good-hearted ghouls must stop an invading horde of monsters, or this will be The Last Halloween!

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How Many Sleeps 'til Halloween?

How Many Sleeps ‘til Halloween?

Laura Knowles, Gabriele Tafuni

Count down to the most exciting and spooky night of the year with this celebration of familiar Halloween characters. A fun rhyming book with a counting theme.

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Welcome to Smellville (Garbage Pail Kids Book 1)

Welcome to Smellville (Garbage Pail Kids Book 1)

R. L. Stine, Jeff Zapata, Joe Simko

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A World Full of Spooky Stories: 50 Tales to Make Your Spine Tingle

A World Full of Spooky Stories: 50 Tales to Make Your Spine Tingle

Angela McAllister, Madalina Andronic

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

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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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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 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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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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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

Over forty years after their first appearance, much-loved characters Meg and Mog are back in a brand new adventure! After landing with a BUMP on a treasure island, Meg makes friends with a peg-legged pirate called Jack and casts a...

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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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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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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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