Picture Books

The 13 nights of Halloween book cover

The 13 nights of Halloween

Guy Vasilovich

j394.2646 Vasilovich
Picture Books

A Halloween version of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" featuring macabre gifts such as icky eyeballs, demons dancing, and thirsty vampires.

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You will not regret checking this book out! mwha, ha, ha, ha, ha! -Karen

Bone soup : a spooky, tasty tale book cover

Bone soup : a spooky, tasty tale

Alyssa Satin Capucilli

j394.2646 Capucilli
Picture Books

"In this version of the classic tale, Stone soup, three witches are looking for a tasty treat on Halloween morning and they find only a small bone in their cupboard. So they decide to go from door to door in their village to find just the right ingredients for their bone soup"--

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The little old lady who was not afraid of anything

Linda Williams

jHOLIDAY E Williams
Picture Books

A little old lady who is not afraid of anything must deal with a pumpkin head, a tall black hat, and other spooky objects that follow her through the dark woods trying to scare her.

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This classic Halloween story is not too scary. It's about a brave little old lady walking home in the woods and meets two shoes. I won't tell you any more. The story has actions that gets kids to participate and have fun. -Karen

The teeny-tiny woman : a ghost story book cover

The teeny-tiny woman : a ghost story

Paul Galdone

jE Galdone
Picture Books

Retells the tale of the teeny-tiny woman who finds a teeny-tiny bone in a churchyard and puts it away in her cupboard before she goes to sleep.

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The dark

Lemony Snicket

jE Snicket
Picture Books

Laszlo is afraid of the dark which lives in the same big, creaky house as him, until one night the dark pays him a visit.

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This book can be helpful for any child afraid of the dark. -Karen

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The house in the night

Susan Marie Swanson

jE Swanson
Picture Books

Illustrations and easy-to-read text explore the light that makes a house in the night a home filled with light.

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This is a beautiful book with a simple and poetic story. A calming way to end after reading the spookier stories. -Karen

The good, the bad, and the spooky book cover

The good, the bad, and the spooky

Jory John

j394.2646 John
Picture Books

When Bad Seed cannot find an amazing costume for Halloween night, he postpones trick-or-treating for everyone else until he finds the perfect one.

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Creepy carrots!

Aaron Reynolds

jE Reynolds
Picture Books

The carrots that grow in Crackenhopper Field are the fattest and crispiest around and Jasper Rabbit cannot resist pulling some to eat each time he passes by, until he begins hearing and seeing creepy carrots wherever he goes.

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I love this book! It's so cute and perfect for Halloween! If you like this book by Aaron Reynolds, check out 'Creepy Pair of Underwear,' also by Reynolds. -Karen

Leo : a ghost story book cover

Leo : a ghost story

Mac Barnett

jE Barnett
Picture Books

Leo is a friendly house ghost--but when a family moves into his house, and tries to get rid of him, he leaves and roams the city looking for a friend.

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Wee Sister Strange

Holly Grant

jE Grant
Picture Books

"A wild, nameless girl the townspeople call Wee Sister Strange roams through forests and marshes and bogs in search for a bedtime story"--

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