Halloween Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Some preschoolers love the chill of a scary story, but you don’t want to give them nightmares! These books are great for young kids who are interested in “scary books.”

This is by far my favorite Halloween book! I’ve been reading it to my kids for over 10 years!!  It’s Halloween night in the city, and everyone is welcome at the hip-hop Halloween ball! Characters from famous fairy tales are each invited to “Shake, shake, shake dem bones now.”

Little Monster wants to be in a scary story but seems like he is scared of everything.

A box shows up on the porch. What could be inside?

Join the grumpily adorable Bat as he searches for his missing cherries in this vibrant and hilarious picture book.

A fun, interactive and engaging book that allows children to learn not to be afraid of monsters and to use their words to communicate.

A suspenseful and darkly funny picture book about Theodore, who resists the urge to eat the animals that wander into his cave.

Children will stomp their paws, twitch their tails, snort and growl, and wiggle and wriggle along with this bright and bold picture book twist on “If You’re Happy and You Know It.”

Do you have a favorite read-a-loud for the toddler/preschool child in your life??


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