My Favorite Children’s Halloween Books

Halloween books for children

I LOVE this time of year! The leaves are changing, decorations are out, and it’s officially spooky book season. I’ve curated a list featuring 12 of my favorite Halloween books for children below! Now that my wife and I have SJ, we get to share our love of reading with him (yes, including these mysterious, engaging, ghostly books).

Halloween books for children Halloween Books for Children

My favorite books for spooky season:

  • The Little Ghost Who Was a Quilt by Riel Nason
  • Wolfboy by Andy Harkness
  • Ten Little Jack-O-Lanterns by Robert Dunn
  • How I Met My Monster by Amanda Noll
  • Pig the Monster by Aaron Blabey
  • Poultrygeist by Eric Geron
  • Pop-Up Peekaboo Monsters by Clare Lloyd
  • I Love My Fangs by Kelly Leigh Miller
  • Gustavo the Shy Ghost by Flavia Z. Drago
  • Creepy Pair of Underwear by Aaron Reynolds
  • Moldilocks and the Three Scares by Lynne Marie
  • She Wanted to be Haunted by Marcus Ewert

I would love to hear what you think of the books (and which you’d recommend)! Share on IG @thesuperheroteacher or TikTok @brittanyjeltema.


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Welcome! My name is Brittany Jeltema, also known as The SuperHERO Teacher, and I am a curriculum designer and classroom flipper. I have a strong passion for helping teachers reach as many students as possible through creativity, engagement, and empowerment!

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