I don’t know about you but I can’t get enough books for my library. Halloween books are some of my favorites! These books are perfect for read-alouds and for your classroom library. I’ve gathered some of my student’s and my favorite Halloween books to share with you. Here are my picks for The Best Halloween Read-Alouds.
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The Best Halloween Read-Alouds
Peanut Butter & Brains
A delicious tale about a zombie that wants peanut butter and jelly sandwiches instead of brains like the other zombies. A great story about being true to yourself.
A beautifully, colorful illustrated book. Evy is so focused on watching her garden grow, she doesn’t notice all of the silliness going on around her. In the end, everyone is invited to pumpkin time!
Only the scariest of monsters can join the Fright Club, but when a group of cute little critters comes along, the members of the Fright Club will find out who really is the scariest of all!
A heartwarming tale of a pumpkin seed that can’t wait to grow up and scare people.
There’s a jam thief about! Sam takes a marvelous journey to solve the mystery of the missing jam.
A spooky tale of the scarecrow and his creepy friends having playful adventures after nightfall.
Ten Flying Brooms
Filled with colorful pages, ten flying brooms, ten spooky witches, and one special night make this a Halloween counting treat!
Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking Plan
Splat the Cat is back again in a funny adventure to pick the most perfect pumpkin ever!
Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins
Pete the Cat rocks out to this cool adaptation of the classic Halloween song “Five Little Pumpkins”.
We have a great free craft to go along with this book too, you can grab it here.
The Monstore is a one-stop-shop for all your monastery needs in this enormously funny story that’s full of friendly, kooky creatures.
Boo la-la Witch Spa
Spooky meets silly in the unique Halloween story about a witch’s night out at the fa-Boo Witch Spa!
There Was An Old Mummy Who Swallowed A Spider
“As the old mummy makes his way across a graveyard and through a haunted castle, he swallows all kinds of creepy things. From a rat to witches’ brew, and a crow to a spooky ghost, this mummy keeps swallowing and swallowing…until finally there’s a knock on the door. Trick or treat!”
We have a fun snack idea and printable to go along with this fun book too. Click here to check it out now.
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bat
This spooky twist on the wildly popular “There Was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly” is perfect for fun Halloween reading!
Room On The Broom
There’s always room for one more on this affable witch’s broomstick… or is there?
We have another fun snack idea and free printable to go along with this fun book! Click here to check it out now.
Pippa the Pumpkin Fairy
Pippa the Pumpkin Fairy has a very special wand that can give pumpkin lanterns a ‘face with a boo’, but when Pippa’s magic pumpkin goes wrong, she is much too afraid to tell all of her friends. Instead, Pippa tells a fib – that her wand is helping her to create the most spectacular pumpkin lanterns ever!
10 Busy Brooms
Whether zooming past rattling skeletons, buzzing by pie-stealing mummies, or soaring over a werewolf with bad breath, readers will be cheering for this exciting group of witches and their high-flying Halloween adventures!
And we also have a great snack idea and printable to go along with this book too! Click here to check it out now.
Do you have any other favorites to add?
Gina Mepham says
I’m interested in the Room on a Broom printable. How do I purchase it?
Hi there. My Room On The Broom printable is free on TPT. Here is the direct link for you to download it. 🙂