Halloween

10 Spooky Pumpkins Book Cover Kid in clown costume sitting atop stack of jack o lanterns 

Looking for a Jumbie Cover Image
By Tracey Baptiste, Amber Ren (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062970817
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 21st, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Tracey Baptiste and acclaimed illustrator Amber Ren take readers on a fun, creepy, storytime-ready romp through a forest filled with creatures from Caribbean folklore.

I’m looking for a jumbie, I’m going to find a scary one.


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Ham Helsing #1: Vampire Hunter Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593308912
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

Halloween is here and the monster hunt is on! A rip-roaring graphic novel adventure about the latest in a famous family of vampire-hunting pigs, inspired by legendary monster slayer Van Helsing!


The Ghosts Went Floating Cover Image
By Kim Norman, Jay Fleck (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374312138
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 14th, 2020

A Bank Street Best Book of 2021

Inspired by the children's song "The Ants Went Marching" and involving early math concepts, writer Kim Norman and illustrator Jay Fleck's The Ghosts Went Floating is a spooktacular adventure perfect for Halloween.

The ghosts went floating,
one by one,
BOO-rah! BOO-rah!
when Halloween had just begun.


The Wheels on the Bus at Halloween Cover Image
By Sarah Kieley (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780593174883
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Publisher Availability
Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - August 17th, 2021

The favorite children's song "The Wheels on the Bus" gets a Halloween twist!

Let's ride the bus on Halloween! Who will we find inside? Grab a ticket and hop aboard for a trick-or-treat bus ride!


Gustavo, the Shy Ghost Cover Image
By Flavia Z. Drago, Flavia Z. Drago (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536211146
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Published: Candlewick - July 14th, 2020

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

This winning debut picture book from Mexican artist Flavia Z. Drago about finding the courage to make friends is perfect for the spooky season — or anytime.


Gustavo, el fantasmita tímido Cover Image
By Flavia Z. Drago, Flavia Z. Drago (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536214147
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Published: Candlewick - July 14th, 2020

This winning debut picture book from Mexican artist Flavia Z. Drago about finding the courage to make friends is perfect for the spooky season — or anytime.


Ten Spooky Pumpkins Cover Image
By Gris Grimly, Gris Grimly (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338112443
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Published: Orchard Books - September 21st, 2021

Join celebrated creator Gris Grimly in this spooky countdown, as one little girl ventures out into the night for an unforgettable Halloween adventure!

10 little pumpkins, sitting in a line,looking for a cat and they found nine.The wind said SWOOSH and the gate went CREAK.The owl cried WHOOOO, we all screamed EEK!


Hardly Haunted Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534441705
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 20th, 2021

From the bestselling creator of Not Quite Narwhal comes a delightfully spooky story about an old house who wants to be a home…even if her new family isn’t what she expected.

House has a problem.

She’s a little spooky. She’s a little cobwebby. Oh, no! What if she’s haunted?

She’s not sure, but…her hinges creak.


Poultrygeist Cover Image
By Eric Geron, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536210507
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Published: Candlewick - August 10th, 2021

From a debut picture-book author and a #1 New York Times best-selling illustrator, a wry take on "Why did the chicken cross the road?” that gives a whole new meaning to “the Other Side.” Cock-a-doodle-BOO!


The Bad Seed Presents: The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky (The Food Group) Cover Image
By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062954541
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Published: HarperCollins - July 27th, 2021

An Instant New York Times Bestseller!

Based on the New York Times bestselling picture book sensation The Bad Seed, Jory John and Pete Oswald present: The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky! Includes two sticker sheets, perfect for decorating your own mini jack-o'-lantern.


Vampenguin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534466982
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 20th, 2021

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

On a Saturday morning, baby Dracula visits the zoo with his family, where baby Penguin lives with hers.


Frankenslime Cover Image
By Joy Keller, Ashley Belote (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250765802
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - July 13th, 2021

A young slime scientist is surprised when her latest creation comes to life in Frankenslime, a funny and clever picture book twist on Frankenstein.

Victoria Franken is a slime scientist.

Her experiments lead to amazing slimes. Until, one dark and stormy night, her latest experiment goes awry and her newest creation COMES TO LIFE!


Gilbert the Ghost Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781605372235
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Published: Clavis - April 21st, 2015

Bestselling children's picture book, from award-winning author-illustrator Guido Van Genechten Perfect for Halloween storytime or any other time

"A little ghost unapologetically makes the most of being different....Different never looked so appealing. " - Kirkus Reviews


Old Black Witch! Cover Image
By Wende Devlin, Harry Devlin (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781930900622
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Published: Purple House Press - September 10th, 2012

When Nicky and his mom buy an old New England house to turn into a tearoom, they are startled to find they must share the house with its resident troublemaker, Old Black Witch. "Boo Scat, and Ratcha Fratch " Old Black Witch calls out to all the tearoom visitors. Zooming about on her dilapidated broom, she manages to stir up plenty of fuss and excitement.


Poesy the Monster Slayer Cover Image
By Cory Doctorow, Matt Rockefeller (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626723627
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Published: First Second - July 14th, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Cory Doctorow and illustrator Matt Rockefeller present a sweetly scary picture book about a girl whose monster-catching activities delay her bedtime in Poesy the Monster Slayer.

A monster slayer needs no bedtime!


Face Painting [With Water-Based Paints] Cover Image
By Klutz (Created by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781591744306
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Published: Klutz - August 15th, 2007

Face Painting features the same clear instructions and interesting design ideas as the original edition, but with more detailed directions for simple sponge and brush techniques, and a better quality brush. Plus tear-out cheat sheets to make painting birthday parties easier than ever.


A Tiger Called Tomás Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781492601715
Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - August 7th, 2018

A new edition of the timeless classic by celebrated children's author, Charlotte Zolotow, featuring Spanish words and phrases!

When Tomás and his family moved to a new house on a new street, he took it into his head that the new people might not like him.


Trick or Treat, Crankenstein Cover Image
By Samantha Berger, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316458092
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 17th, 2021

Even the grumpiest kiddos will cheerfully gobble up this the delicious follow-up to Crankenstein and A Crankenstein Valentine! This year, Crankenstein's favorite day of all—Halloween—has gone rotten!


Too Many Pumpkins Cover Image
By Linda White, Megan Lloyd (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823413201
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Published: Holiday House - January 1st, 1996

What can you do with too many pumpkins?


Curious George Goes to a Costume Party Cover Image
$3.95
ISBN: 9780618065691
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Published: Clarion Books - August 27th, 2001

George is excited to attend his first costume party, but there's just one problem--he doesn't have a costume! Will the mischievous little monkey be able to find the perfect one without starting too much trouble?

Mrs. Gray's party isn't just any party--it's a costume party, and George and the man with the yellow hat aren’t wearing costumes!


Halloween Howlers: Frightfully Funny Knock-Knock Jokes Cover Image
By Michael Teitelbaum, Jannie Ho (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780061808913
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Published: HarperFestival - July 26th, 2011

Knock, knock!
Who’s there?
Tomb!
Tomb who?
Tomb many hilarious Halloween jokes to miss out on!

Put spookiness and laughter in a cauldron and—abracadabra—it’s Halloween Howlers.

With hilarious lift-the-flaps throughout, this bewitching book contains dozens of ghoulishly funny jokes.


In a Spooky Haunted House: A Pop-Up Adventure Cover Image
By Joel Stern, Nancy Hall (From an idea by), Christopher Lee (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534460362
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Published: Little Simon - July 21st, 2020

Go on a haunted Halloween adventure through a spooky house in this spine-tingling, sturdy pop-up book!

Welcome to our Haunted House!
It’s creepy and it’s ghostly.
If you don’t want to lose your way
You’ll need to follow closely.


Welcome to a kid-friendly pop-up book that’s perfect for tiny trick-or-treaters.


Big Pumpkin Cover Image
By Erica Silverman, S.D. Schindler (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780689801297
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Published: Aladdin - September 1st, 1995

A little bat uses brains over brawn in this not-so-scary Halloween picture book.

The witch has grown the biggest pumpkin ever, and now she wants to make herself a pumpkin pie for Halloween. But the pumpkin is so big she can't get it off the vine.

It’s so big the ghost can’t move it, either. Neither can the vampire, nor the mummy.


The Pumpkin Contest (Peppa Pig: Level 1 Reader) Cover Image
By Meredith Rusu, EOne (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338228816
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 26th, 2018

In this Level 1 reader with stickers, Grandpa Pig helps Peppa grow the biggest pumpkin ever!

Peppa Pig's playgroup is having a pumpkin contest. Grandpa Pig helps Peppa grow a giant pumpkin in his greenhouse -- but the pumpkin is so big, they can't even move it! Will Peppa and her pumpkin make it to the contest in time? This Level 1 reader comes with a sheet of Halloween stickers.


Happy Halloween, Curious George tabbed board book Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780618919529
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Published: Clarion Books - September 22nd, 2008

Join Curious George as he gets ready for the spookiest night of the year!

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!


Hooray for Halloween, Curious George Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780544699564
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Published: Clarion Books - July 19th, 2016

It's Halloween! When George and his friend the man with the yellow hat go to a party at Mrs. Gray’s house, George is excited to find out that it is a costume party. After seeing his friends dressed up as astronauts, mummies, witches, and more, George gets to pick out his own costume. But George accidentally wraps himself up in a tablecloth and gets mistaken for a ghost!


Halloween Mad Libs Junior: World's Greatest Word Game Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780843115895
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Published: Mad Libs - August 18th, 2005

Boo! With everything from ghoulish goblins to trick-or-treating, Halloween Mad Libs Junior is a title sure to entertain and educate.


The Hallo-Weiner Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780439079464
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - September 1st, 1999

From Dav Pilkey, creator of the New York Times bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series, comes Oscar, a little dog with a big bullying problem.

Oscar is a little dog with a big problem -- he gets more tricks than treats because other dogs tease him all the time.


Dragon's Halloween: An Acorn Book (Dragon #4) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338347487
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - July 7th, 2020

From Dav Pilkey, creator of the #1 New York Times bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series, comes Dragon, the heartwarming hero adored by Dav's youngest readers!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read.


Boo! (Leslie Patricelli board books) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763663209
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Published: Candlewick - July 14th, 2015

The inimitable Baby brings a humorous spin to the holidays in a cheerful board book fit for trick-or-treat bags.


Peppa Pig and the Halloween Costume Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781536200607
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Published: Candlewick Entertainment - July 10th, 2018

Peppa finds that choosing the right costume can be a bit tricky in this Halloween treat for fans old and new.


Haunted House Cover Image
By DK
$14.99
ISBN: 9781465481597
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Published: DK Children - August 6th, 2019

This Halloween book for kids is the perfect noisy book for the scariest time of the year.

Are you daring enough to join the brave cat and mouse as they explore the noisy haunted house? If so, open the surprise flaps and hear the funny, light-activated sounds in this spooky sound book that's shaped like a house.


Los Gatos Black on Halloween Cover Image
By Marisa Montes, Yuyi Morales (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250079459
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Published: Square Fish - August 9th, 2016

Follow los monstruos and los esqueletos to the Halloween party in this bilingual poem written by Marisa Montes, with illustrations by award-winning author and illustrator Yuyi Morales


Trick or Treat, Little Critter (Pictureback(R)) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781984830715
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 2nd, 2019

Carve out family time for this Halloween-themed full-color storybook with Little Critter -- including cards, stickers, and a poster!

It's time to go trick-or-treating with Little Critter and friends! Children ages 3 to 7 will love this adorable Halloween storybook--now featuring cards, stickers, and a poster!


Boo! (My Little World) Cover Image
By Jonathan Litton, Fhiona Galloway (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781680105018
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Published: Tiger Tales - September 1st, 2015

Join Pumpkin in this fun game as he tries to figure out who said BOO! Was it Night Owl, Black Cat, Little Witch, Spider, or Wizard? Concentric circles, bright artwork, finger-holes, and a cheerful rhyming story make learning come alive add to the Halloween fun!


Pinkalicious: Pink or Treat! Cover Image
By Victoria Kann, Victoria Kann (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062187703
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Published: HarperCollins - July 23rd, 2013

Superhero Pinkalicious finds a way to save Halloween when it looks like it will have to be cancelled—have a party in the park, complete with pink pumpkins!

Kids will have a pinkatastic Halloween with this fun storybook, which includes stickers.


My Weird School Special: It's Halloween, I'm Turning Green! Cover Image
By Dan Gutman, Jim Paillot (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780062206794
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Published: HarperCollins - July 23rd, 2013

With more than 29 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!


Spooky Sounds Halloween Pumpkin Fun Cover Image
By Dean Gray (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781438050737
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Published: B.E.S. - July 1st, 2019

Peppa's Happy Halloween! (Peppa Pig) Cover Image
By Golden Books, Golden Books (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593118467
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Published: Golden Books - July 2nd, 2019

Celebrate Halloween with Peppa Pig coloring fun!

Peppa Pig and her friends are planning a Halloween that is full of tricks and treats! Boys and girls 3 to 7 will love the fun and spooky coloring pages and activities and more than 30 stickers.


Halloween Is... Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823417971
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Published: Holiday House - May 1st, 2003

It is a celebration that provides all kinds of spooky fun.


Laugh-Out-Loud Halloween Jokes: Lift-the-Flap (Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids) Cover Image
By Rob Elliott, Anna Chernyshova (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062845351
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Published: HarperCollins - July 23rd, 2019

The #1 bestselling Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids series is bringing giggles to a whole new age group! Get your little ones ready for Halloween with this beautifully illustrated lift-the-flap joke book. 


Bear's Spooky Book of Hidden Things: Halloween Seek-and-Find Cover Image
By Gergely Dudás, Gergely Dudás (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062570796
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Published: HarperCollins - July 24th, 2018

If you want to keep kids happily busy for hours this Halloween, internet sensation Gergely Dudás's seek-and-find picture book is Where’s Waldo? for the next generation.


Llama Llama Trick or Treat Cover Image
By Anna Dewdney, Anna Dewdney (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780451469786
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 19th, 2014

From beloved storyteller Anna Dewdney comes the perfect seasonal treat: a Llama Llama Halloween board book!

In Llama Llama Trick or Treat, little llama finds the perfect costume, picks out a pumpkin for a jack-o’-lantern, and then goes trick-or-treating with Mama and his friends!


Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062198709
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Published: HarperFestival - July 25th, 2017

In this lift-the-flaps book, join Pete the Cat from New York Times bestseller James Dean as he goes trick-or-treating.

Pumpkins, candy, and costumes! With flaps that reveal fun Halloween surprises, this Pete the Cat holiday story is sure to be a sweet treat for your little trick-or-treaters.


Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062304186
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Published: HarperCollins - July 21st, 2015

Author and artist James Dean brings us a groovy rendition of the classic favorite children’s song “Five Little Pumpkins,” sung by cool cat Pete and perfect for Halloween. A New York Times bestselling favorite!


Pumpkin Soup: A Picture Book Cover Image
By Helen Cooper, Helen Cooper (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780374460310
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Published: Square Fish - September 6th, 2005

By the Kate Greenaway Medalist


Biscuit's Pet & Play Halloween Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061128332
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Published: HarperFestival - July 24th, 2007

Cozy up for Halloween fun with Biscuit, everyone's favorite little yellow puppy!

Discover tricks and treats on every page as you join Biscuit in this Halloween touch-and-feel adventure! The sturdy board book pages and simple text are just right for babies and toddlers.


Vampire Boy's Good Night Cover Image
By Lisa Brown, Lisa Brown (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061140112
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Published: HarperCollins - July 27th, 2010

When the sun goes down and everything is wonderfully cold and dark, a vampire boy and a little witch go searching for children in the night.

But this is no ordinary night. It is Halloween, and what they find may surprise them. . . .


Spooky Pookie (Little Pookie) Cover Image
By Sandra Boynton, Sandra Boynton (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781481497671
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Published: Little Simon - July 25th, 2017

Pookie gets dressed up for Halloween in this silly board book from beloved and bestselling author and illustrator Sandra Boynton.

It’s Halloween! What will little Pookie decide to be this year? Pookie tries on costumes one by one, but somehow can’t find just the right thing. The resolution to Pookie’s dilemma will delight toddlers and their caregivers alike.


The Berenstain Bears Trick or Treat (First Time Books(R)) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780679800910
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 12th, 1989

Carve out family time for this classic Berenstain Bears Halloween story—featuring over 50 bonus stickers!


Halloween ABC (Little Golden Book) Cover Image
By Sarah Albee, Julia Woolf (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780375848230
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Published: Golden Books - July 14th, 2009

Carve out family time for this Halloween read filled with ABC fun!

Little ones will enjoy this colorful book about a bunch of trick-ortreaters from A to Z (an angel, a ballerina, a cowboy, and so on) and their fun, “spooky” adventures around the neighborhood!


Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Cover Image
By Alvin Schwartz, Stephen Gammell (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062682826
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Published: HarperCollins - July 25th, 2017

The iconic anthology series of horror tales that's now a feature film!

This is a new edition of the complete original book. Stephen Gammell’s artwork from the original Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark appears in all its spooky glory. Read if you dare!


The Halloween Tree Cover Image
By Ray Bradbury, Joseph Mugnaini (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780375803017
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Published: Yearling - September 7th, 1999

Make storytime a little spookier this fall with fantasy master Ray Bradbury as he takes readers on a riveting trip though space and time to discover the true origins of Halloween.


The Okay Witch Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534431454
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Published: Aladdin - September 3rd, 2019

A School Library Journal Best Graphic Novel of 2019
A YALSA 2020 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
A YALSA 2020 Great Graphic Novel for Teens

Sabrina the Teenage Witch meets Roller Girl in this hilarious, one-of-a-kind graphic novel about a half-witch who has just discovered the truth about herself, her family, and her town an


Junie B. Jones #24: BOO...and I MEAN It! Cover Image
By Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780375828072
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 23rd, 2005

“Hilarious. Barbara Park makes reading fun.” —Dav Pilkey, author of Dog Man

Carve out family time for this Halloween read with the World’s Funniest First Grader—Junie B. Jones!


My Weird School Daze #10: Miss Mary Is Scary! Cover Image
By Dan Gutman, Jim Paillot (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780061703973
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Published: HarperCollins - July 27th, 2010

With more than 11 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!


Mercy Watson: Princess in Disguise Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763649517
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Published: Candlewick - June 4th, 2010

"Halloween was made for carefree Mercy Watson." — School Library Journal


The Worst Witch Cover Image
By Jill Murphy, Jill Murphy (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763672607
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Published: Candlewick - August 5th, 2014

Catch up on Mildred Hubble’s magical adventures at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches with these reissued editions featuring energetic new covers.


Ghoulia (Book 1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781419732935
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Published: Amulet Books - August 28th, 2018

Ghoulia lives in Crumbling Manor with her Auntie Departed and spends most of her time playing with Tragedy, her beloved albino greyhound. But things aren’t as easy as they seem for this little zombie girl—all she wants is a real friend. She tries to venture past the manor’s walls, but she can’t hide her pale green skin or the deep purple circles under her eyes.


Ghoulia and the Mysterious Visitor (Book #2) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781419736902
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Published: Amulet Books - August 13th, 2019

A rollicking mystery with an unexpected hero, this fully-illustrated chapter book continues the adventures of Ghoulia, a lovable, not-so-scary zombie.

One dark and stormy night, Ghoulia’s cousin Dilbert comes to visit her at Crumbling Manor. She’s confused—she didn’t invite him, and it turns out that Dilbert’s a real grouch.


Ghoulia and the Ghost with No Name (Book #3) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781419746888
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Published: Amulet Books - August 18th, 2020

Book #3 in this fully illustrated, not-so-spooky chapter book series starring everyone’s favorite little zombie
 
Ghoulia, Auntie Departed, and Tragedy the greyhound are back for another adventure at
Crumbling Manor! They’re preparing for the annual Dead but Not Departed New Year’s Eve
party.


Undead Mad Libs: World's Greatest Word Game Cover Image
By Roger Price (Created by), Leonard Stern (Created by)
$4.99
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ISBN: 9780843198638
Published: Mad Libs - August 18th, 2011

Undead Mad Libs features 21 hilarious fill-in-the-blank stories about all things paranormal. With stories like "Confessions of a Vampire's Girlfriend," "How to Survive a Zombie Attack," and many more, this is the perfect Mad Libs for Halloween--and year-round for fans of the paranormal!


A World Full of Spooky Stories: 50 Tales to Make Your Spine Tingle (World Full of... #4) Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780711241480
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - September 3rd, 2019

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

Feel your pulse race and your skin tingle as you turn the pages of this spine-chilling anthology of spooky stories from around the world.


Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together (You Read to Me, I'll Read to You) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316043519
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 1st, 2009

Do you like your mind all jumpy?
Do you like your skin all bumpy?
If you do, then take a look
At the stories in this book!


Never Kick a Ghost and Other Silly Chillers (I Can Read Level 2) Cover Image
By Judy Sierra, Pascale Constantin (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780061435218
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Published: HarperCollins - July 26th, 2011

Yikes! This collection of easy-to-read, silly, spooky tales features a pirate bride, a ghost that grows and grows, and a big slobbery monster.


Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780440403418
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Published: Yearling - September 1st, 1990

Carve out family time for this Halloween read perfect for beginning readers! Kids can problem-solve with Nate, the world's greatest detective, using logical thinking to solve mysteries! 


In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories: Reillustrated Edition (I Can Read Level 2) Cover Image
By Alvin Schwartz, Victor Rivas (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062643377
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Published: HarperCollins - July 25th, 2017

In a dark, dark room, in a soft, soft voice, tell a scary story!

Newly reillustrated, this classic I Can Read full of spooky stories is perfect for beginning readers who love a bit of a scare.


Ghosts!: Ghostly Tales from Folklore (I Can Read Level 2) Cover Image
By Alvin Schwartz, Victoria Chess (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780064441704
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Published: HarperCollins - August 30th, 1993

Do you believe in ghosts?
Some people do . . .

These spooky -- and funny -- tales about singing ghosts, toast-eating ghosts, and ghosts no one even guesses are sure to send shivers up and down your spine.

Why not retell them to your friends and see if you can make their spines tingle, too?


The Teeny Tiny Woman (Step into Reading) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780394883205
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 12th, 1986

Illus. in full color. In an adaptation for beginning readers, a teeny tiny woman finds a teeny tiny bone on a teeny tiny grave and takes it home, only to be hounded by a teeny tiny ghost who wants his bone back!


Lulu Goes to Witch School (I Can Read Level 2) Cover Image
By Jane O'Connor, Bella Sinclair (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062233509
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Published: HarperCollins - June 25th, 2013

In this funny Halloween story for beginning readers, Lulu the witch girl is a little nervous about her first day of school, but she heads off with her broom and Dracula lunch box. She immediately loves her new teacher, Miss Slime, especially her wart.


Little Witch's Big Night (Step into Reading) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780394865874
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 12th, 1984

Carve out family time for this Halloween read with Little Witch!

Forced to stay at home on Halloween because she's been too good, Little Witch gives three trick-or-treaters high-flying broomstick rides. Illustrated by Marc Brown, creator of the Arthur books and TV show.


In a Dark, Dark House (All Aboard Picture Reader) Cover Image
By Jennifer Dussling, Davy Jones (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780448409702
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - September 28th, 1995

Simple words, rebus pictures, and flash cards make learning to read easy in this tale of a little boy in a haunted house.


Dirk Bones and the Mystery of the Haunted House (I Can Read Level 1) Cover Image
By Doug Cushman, Doug Cushman (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780060737672
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Published: HarperCollins - June 2nd, 2009

An exciting, gently spooky, and fun early reader detective adventure!

You'll join School Library Journal is welcoming this Level One I Can Read "to the primer shelves both at Halloween time and throughout the year."


The Widow's Broom (25th Anniversary Edition) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781328470195
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Published: Clarion Books - August 28th, 2018

A 25th anniversary edition of the enchanting story of a widow who finds herself in possession of an extraordinary broom after a witch falls into her garden.

Some of Minna Shaw's neighbors don't trust her clever broom. "It's dangerous," they say. But Minna appreciates the broom's help. She enjoys its quiet company.


Ladybug Girl and the Dress-up Dilemma Cover Image
By David Soman (Illustrator), Jacky Davis
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803735842
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Published: Dial Books - August 19th, 2014

Ladybug Girl gets dressed up for Halloween in the newest hardcover addition to the New York Times bestselling series.
 


Alice and Greta: A Tale of Two Witches Cover Image
By Steven J. Simmons, Cyd Moore (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781623541101
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Published: Charlesbridge - August 6th, 2019

A bewitching tale showcasing the timeless lesson that a good deed always triumphs over a bad one, even at Miss Mildred Mildew's School of Magic!    

Whatever you chant,
Whatever you brew,     
Sooner or later     
Comes back to you!


Which Way to Witch School? Cover Image
By Scott Santoro, Scott Santoro (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780060781835
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Published: HarperCollins - June 26th, 2012

Miss Thornapple's school is not like most other schools—it's a school for little witches! Little witches must learn how magic broomsticks fly and how to whip up their own potions. And what's served for dinner in the dining hall? Gooey eyeballs! There's no telling what might happen at Miss Thornapple's school. But one thing is for sure: Even young witches have lessons to learn.


Creepy Carrots! (Creepy Tales) Cover Image
By Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442402973
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 21st, 2012

In this Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him.

Jasper Rabbit loves carrots—especially Crackenhopper Field carrots.


Vampirina Ballerina Cover Image
By Anne Marie Pace, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781423157533
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - August 7th, 2012

Oh, to be a ballerina! It's a challenge for any little girl, but even more so if you happen to be a vampire like Vampirina. First of all, you have to find a class that meets at night.


Zen Ghosts (A Stillwater Book) Cover Image
By Jon J. Muth, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780439634304
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 1st, 2010

Stillwater, the beloved Zen panda, now in his own Apple TV+ original series!

It's Halloween. The trees are ablaze in fiery reds. Excited children don colorful costumes. And there's mystery and fun around every corner!When Addy, Michael, and Karl finish trick-or-treating, their bags are brimming with treats. But the fun isn't over yet.


The Monsters' Monster Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316045476
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2012

Once upon a time, there were three little rascals who thought they were the BIGGEST, BADDEST monsters around. Then along came an even BIGGER monster who changed their minds. And all it took was two little words.
In this playful tale from bestselling picture book author Patrick McDonnell, a very BIG monster shows three very BAD little monsters the power of boundless gratitude.


Space Case Cover Image
By Edward Marshall, James Marshall (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140547047
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Published: Puffin Books - September 1st, 1992

Illustrated by the Caldecott Honor winner James Marshall, this Halloween story is sure to entertain!

When the thing from outer space visits earth, it is taken first for a trick-or-treater and then for a robot in this hilarious picture book.


Where's Waldo? Spooky Spotlight Search Cover Image
By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536211580
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Published: Candlewick - July 14th, 2020

It’s pitch dark on the way to Odlaw’s haunted castle — but Waldo-seekers have a cool wand to light the way in a book perfect for the spooky season.


The Monsterator Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781596438552
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - August 12th, 2014

Join Master Edgar Dreadbury as he discovers the Monsterator, a machine that changes people into monsters in this spooky Halloween adventure from Keith Graves.

When he entered a dusty costume store,

one that he hadn't seen before

He got what he'd bargained for . . . and more.

Enter the Monsterator if you dare.


Gustavo, the Shy Ghost Cover Image
By Flavia Z. Drago, Flavia Z. Drago (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536211146
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Published: Candlewick - July 14th, 2020

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

This winning debut picture book from Mexican artist Flavia Z. Drago about finding the courage to make friends is perfect for the spooky season — or anytime.


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Room on the Broom Cover Image
By Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142501122
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Published: Puffin Books - August 25th, 2003

This fun family read-aloud is the perfect way to start Halloween celebrations and an ideal gift book. A sweet story of quick wits, friendship, and inclusivity from the creators of The Gruffalo!


Zombie in Love Cover Image
By Kelly DiPucchio, Scott Campbell (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781442402706
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 23rd, 2011

Mortimer is looking for love. And he’s looking everywhere! He’s worked out at the gym (if only his arm wouldn’t keep falling off). He’s tried ballroom dancing lessons (but the ladies found him to be a bit stiff). He’s even been on stalemate.com. How’s a guy supposed to find a ghoul?


Old Black Witch! Cover Image
By Wende Devlin, Harry Devlin (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781930900622
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Published: Purple House Press - September 10th, 2012

When Nicky and his mom buy an old New England house to turn into a tearoom, they are startled to find they must share the house with its resident troublemaker, Old Black Witch. "Boo Scat, and Ratcha Fratch " Old Black Witch calls out to all the tearoom visitors. Zooming about on her dilapidated broom, she manages to stir up plenty of fuss and excitement.


Bonaparte Falls Apart Cover Image
By Margery Cuyler, Will Terry (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781101937723
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Published: Dragonfly Books - August 11th, 2020

Carve out family time for this clever and humorous Halloween-themed picture book about a skeleton who is falling to pieces that needs help pulling himself together.
 
Bonaparte is having a tough time. It’s hard for this young skeleton to just hang loose when he can’t keep hold of himself.
 


Bonaparte Falls Apart Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101937686
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 15th, 2017

Carve out family time for this clever and humorous Halloween-themed picture book about a skeleton who is falling to pieces that needs help pulling himself together.
 
Bonaparte is having a tough time. It’s hard for this young skeleton to just hang loose when he can’t keep hold of himself.
 


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Frankenstein: A Monstrous Parody Cover Image
By Nathan Hale (Illustrator), Rick Walton
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250079466
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Published: Square Fish - August 9th, 2016

This is a laugh-out-loud funny and devilish send-up of Ludwig Bemelmans's Madeline for little monsters everywhere.

Frankenstein is the scariest of all the monsters in Miss Devel's castle. He can frighten anything—animals, parents, even rocks. Until one night, Miss Devel wakes up and runs downstairs to find that Frankenstein has lost his head!


Leo: A Ghost Story Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Christian Robinson (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452131566
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 25th, 2015

A New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2015
You would like being friends with Leo. He likes to draw, he makes delicious snacks, and most people can't even see him. Because Leo is also a ghost. When a new family moves into his home and Leo's efforts to welcome them are misunderstood, Leo decides it is time to leave and see the world.


Room on the Broom Cover Image
By Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780803738416
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Published: Dial Books - August 16th, 2012

This board book edition of a classic is a great way to introduce Halloween to the youngest of readers with a sweet-but-slightly-spooky story that makes it an ideal gift book


The Biggest Pumpkin Ever Cover Image
By Steven Kroll, Jeni Bassett (Illustrator)
$4.99
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ISBN: 9780439929462
Published: Cartwheel Books - August 1st, 2007

The biggest pumpkin is back in this new edition of the bestselling picture book with a foiled sticker sheet!

Once there were two mice who fell in love with the same pumpkin....

Desmond the field mouse wants to carve the biggest jack-o'-lantern in the neighborhood with his pumpkin. Clayton the house mouse wants to win the Biggest Pumpkin contest with his.