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20 Halloween Books for Little Learners

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Teaching our little learners all about Halloween is such a fun and important unit to explore this time of year. There are so many fun ways to explore this Halloween unit. You’ll get to watch little minds be amazed as they learn all about Halloween. It’s SO FUN to watch them read through Halloween books, too!

Finding different Halloween books to read along with them is a great addition to units just like these. And they get to learn all about their favorite holiday!

Taking the time to read Halloween books is so important for growing little minds as they go through this Halloween unit! Our little learners will get to discover all kinds of new things about their favorite holiday. Some things they may already know, others might be totally new to them!

I found some really fun Halloween books for you to use with the Halloween unit that can easily be purchased on Amazon. Just click the links below and stock up on some of your favorite Halloween books! I love to use my prime membership since I get FREE 2-day shipping and can have books in my hand quickly!

The Spooky Wheels on the Bus

A haunted Halloween bus ride that will have children singing with excitement. THE SPOOKY WHEELS ON THE BUS is a humorous Halloween-themed version of the classic song THE WHEELS ON THE BUS…with a few ghoulish tricks and treats up its sleeves! Count from One Spooky Bus up to Ten Goofy Ghosts as this Halloween ride races through town picking up a few unsuspecting passengers along the way.

The Night Before Halloween

Little monsters and goofy goblins take center stage in this silly, spooky spin on Clement C. Moore’s beloved poem. But what will happen on Halloween when the monsters come face to face with human trick-or-treaters in this fun-filled book by the author of The Night Before Easter?

Happy Halloween, Stinky Face

Stinky Face is getting ready for Halloween when he has a question–which of course Mama knows the perfect answer to! Even though Stinky Face can think of a million things that could go wrong while trick-or-treating, Mama knows that no matter what happens, he’s going to have the best night ever. That is if he can settle on a costume! A funny, Halloween adventure perfect for trick-or-treaters everywhere!

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

It’s Halloween! Time for ghosts, ghouls, and… the Great Pumpkin? Linus is sure that this year the Great Pumpkin will finally appear. Join Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang for some spooky tricks and hilarious treats in this thirty-fifth anniversary adaptation of the television special!

Click, Clack, Boo!

Will the barnyard animals trick-or treat-Farmer Brown? Find out in this Halloween tale from the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of Click, Clack, Moo. Farmer Brown does not like Halloween. So he draws the shades, puts on his footy pajamas, and climbs into bed. But do you think the barnyard animals have any respect for a man in footy pajamas? No, they do not. For them, the Halloween party has just begun. And we all know these critters far prefer tricks over treats. There are big surprises in store for Farmer Brown!

Bone Soup

Known across the land for his infamous appetite, Finnigin is never seen without his eating stool, his eating spoon, and his gigantic eating mouth. When Finnigin finds himself in a new town on Halloween, he hopes to join a great feast with the creatures who live there. But not a body or soul will share any of their food with the ever-famished Finnigin. So what’s a hungry skeleton to do? Armed only with his wits and a special ingredient, will Finnigin be able to stir up a cauldron’s worth of Halloween magic?

The Porky Little Puppy and the Pumpkin Patch

The poky little puppy and his siblings discover a bright-red tractor pulling a wagon and end up on a hayride in the cool fall air! Bumping along past an apple orchard and a cornfield, they arrive at a pumpkin patch. There they get to play in a corn maze, drink apple cider, and choose a pumpkin to take home. Written in the style of the original poky little puppy story, The Poky Little Puppy, this new Little Golden Book celebrates all the wonderful things that autumn brings.

The Berenstain Bears Trick or Treat

Come for a visit in Bear Country with this classic First Time Book® from Stan and Jan Berenstain. It’s Halloween and Brother and Sister can’t wait to go trick-or-treating with all of their friends, but when someone in the group encourages the kids to play a trick, things don’t go as planned. This beloved story is a perfect way to celebrate Halloween, all the while teaching children about the difference between right and wrong.

Peppa’s Halloween Party

It is the spookiest time of year! Peppa and her family play outside in the leaves, carve pumpkins, and dress up in costumes for a Halloween party with all of their friends!

Halloween Hustle

In the dark, a funky beat. Something white with bony feet. Skeleton dancing up the street, Doing the Halloween Hustle. Skeleton is dancing his way to a Halloween party—but as he grooves across town, he keeps stumbling, tumbling, and falling apart! Can Skeleton stay in one piece long enough to make it to the party?

Pinkalicious: Pink or Treat!

Pinkalicious can’t believe it: The mayor has canceled Halloween because a storm has knocked out the town’s power. No Halloween means no Halloween candy, or no Halloween jack-o’-lanterns. It also means no Halloween trick-or-treating or Halloween holiday parties. And worst of all, no Halloween costumes. Pinkalicious has the perfect Pinkagirl costume and she absolutely has to wear it.

Happy Halloween, Daniel Tiger!

It’s Halloween in the Neighborhood of Make Believe, and Daniel Tiger and his friends can’t wait to celebrate! Come along with Daniel, Katerina Kittycat, Miss Elaina, O the Owl, and Prince Wednesday as they pick out their creative costumes and march in a Halloween parade! This board book features lift-and-reveal flaps on each spread.

Winne the Witch

Winnie, the Witch lives in a black house. She has black chairs, black floors and black doors. The trouble is that Winnie’s cat, Wilbur, is also black. After sitting on him and tripping over him, Winnie turns Wilbur into a green cat. But then, he goes out into the grass. Winnie is going to need magic to make sure she can always see Wilbur.

Clifford’s Halloween

Out of all the holidays, Emily Elizabeth and Clifford like Halloween the most. They play games, trick-or-treat in the neighborhood, and tell ghost stories. Best of all, they can wear costumes! Clown, witch, knight, or ghost–what will Clifford decide to dress up as this year?

Peek-a-Boooo!

Here is a Halloween book in the same large-flap format as the highly successful Peek-a-Moo! and Peek-a-Zoo! Toddlers will enjoy playing peeka-boo with familiar, friendly, not-at-all frightening Halloween figures. Guess who? Peek-a-hee-hee-hee-heee!, cackles the witch. Guess who? Peek-aclack- clackety-clack! rattles the skeleton. Especially geared for the youngest trick-or-treaters, Peek-a-Boooo! is the perfect introduction to Halloween.

Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete

Pete loves Halloween and candy but not so much scary surprises. Follow Pete as he goes trick-or-treating from house to house and discover what is waiting behind each door. With over ten flaps that open to reveal fun spooky surprises, this book is spooktacular!

Thomas and the Runaway Pumpkins

In this all-new Thomas & Friends(TM) Little Golden Book, the fall pumpkin crop on the Island of Sodor goes missing! Train-loving boys and girls ages 4 to 7 will wonder: How will the Pumpkin Festival go on without them? With nothing to judge, what will happen to the pumpkin-carving contest? But never fear–Thomas the Tank Engine is here to help his friends Percy, Edward, Emily, and Henry get the festivities back on track! It’s the perfect way to celebrate the fall season and Halloween!

Where’s My Mummy?

Little Baby Mummy wants just one more game of hide-and-shriek with Big Mama Mummy before bedtime. The night is deep and dark, full of friendly creatures that click their clacky teeth and whoosh past on flippy-floppy wings. But who will comfort Little Baby Mummy if a small, scritchy-scratchy someone gives him a scare? Big Mama Mummy, of course! Fresh, comical illustrations complement this everso- slightly suspenseful story with a satisfying ending.

The Berenstain Bears Go on a Ghost Walk

Papa Bear loves Halloween, so he’s thrilled when he’s put in charge of the Bear Country School’s Ghost Walk. He has everything he needs to make it a really spooky night — cobwebs, jack-o’-lanterns, and monsters, such as Frankenbear and Grizzula. But will Papa Bear learn the hard way that one bear’s fun is another bear’s nightmare? Boo!

It’s Halloween, I’m Turning Green!

It’s Halloween, and you know what that means! Candy! Costumes! More candy! What would happen if a kid ate a million hundred pounds of chocolate in one night? One thing’s for sure—when A.J. and his friends from Ella Mentry School go trick-or-treating, it will be a Halloween to remember.

Exploring the Halloween unit is SO MUCH FUN for little learners as they explore the different things about Halloween. It’s even more fun for us as we get to watch little minds learn and grow! Grab some fun and exciting Halloween books to use with your Earth unit and explore all the fun things about Halloween this year.

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