This month, fill your shelves with the
best kids Halloween books! They’re not scary so they’re perfect for preschoolers.
It’s that time of year again where the leaves start to change color, the air gets a little colder, and pumpkin spice everything starts to show up in stores.
Yes, it’s officially autumn and that means Halloween is just around the corner! If you’re looking for some fun, not-so-spooky picture books to read with your kids this Halloween, you’re in luck.
I’ve gathered 20
favorite preschool books that are perfect for kids ages 2-5. None of these books are too scary, so they’ll be perfect for kids who are just starting to get into the Halloween spirit.
And best of all, they’re all available at your local library or bookstore. So grab a few and get ready for some fun autumn reading!
Halloween is such a fun holiday to celebrate with little ones. Preschoolers are so excited about dressing up and getting candy from their neighbors and loved ones.
But, they may also be a little scared of spooky things. Gear up for Halloween with a collection of not-so-spooky Halloween books that will help them prepare for trick-or-treat night.
As Brother and Sister Bear don their costumes to go trick-or-treating by themselves for the first time, they plan to avoid Miz McGrizz’s spooky home.
But during their Halloween outing, the cubs discover that appearances can be deceiving.
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.
It’s Halloween night, which means costumes, trick-or-treating, bobbing for apples…and waiting for the Great Pumpkin.
Linus is certain that the Great Pumpkin will rise out of the pumpkin patch to bring toys to all the children of the world.
Could this be the year that it finally happens?
Trick or treat! It’s Halloween and the Disney Princesses are celebrating this sweet and spooky season!
Cinderella carves pumpkins, Ariel dresses up in costume, and Belle explores the creepy corners of the Beast’s castle.
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?
Join Pete as he rocks out to this cool adaptation of the classic Halloween song!
The annual Halloween Ball is just around the corner, and Sofia and Amber are so excited to make their fancy costumes.
Amber thinks she’ll win the Best Costume prize until she sees Sofia’s beautiful costume!
After Amber’s attempts to beat Sofia backfire, she learns to appreciate her sister instead of trying to compete against her.
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.
The littlest trick-or-treaters can lift the flaps to count their way through a spooky old house . . . but they had better be prepared for a few surprises!
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?
Hang on to your hats! George gets spooked when he spends his first Halloween in the country and hears the legend of No Noggin—a headless scarecrow that kicks people’s hats off on Halloween!
The man with the yellow hat tells George it’s just a legend, but with the help of his friends Allie and Bill, George is determined to get to the bottom of this mystery and find out once and for all if No Noggin really exists.
Join Mouse from
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as he decorates all the pumpkins in the patch!
This gently spooky twist on “The Itsy Bitsy Spider” makes a favorite nursery rhyme just perfect for Halloween!
Halloween is almost here, and Corduroy can’t wait! He is going to have a party.
He and his friends will carve a jack-o’-lantern, bob for apples, and go trick-or-treating!
But there is one problem-Corduroy needs to choose a costume. What will he wear?
It’s Halloween! What will little Pookie decide to be this year?
Pookie tries on costumes one by one, but somehow can’t find just the right thing.
The resolution to Pookie’s dilemma will delight toddlers and their caregivers alike.
Babies will giggle at all of the adorably costumed little ones and squeal with delight when a surprise mirror reveals who is loved most of all!
It’s Nightmare Night in Ponyville! Join the ponies and their pals as they celebrate their version of Halloween.
They dress up in silly costumes, collect lots of candy, and tell spooky stories about the evil Nightmare Moon!
Little ones will enjoy this colorful book about a bunch of trick-or-treaters from A to Z (an
angel, a ballerina, a cowboy, and so on) and their fun, “spooky” adventures around the neighborhood!
Little do these ten trick-or-treaters know that they are the ones who will be frightened on Halloween night when a toad hops near, a skeleton tries to join their dance party, and a monster asks to share their candy.
Superman, Batman and the rest of the DC Super Friends confront the sinister Scarecrow in a Halloween-themed adventure in which a fun-filled masquerade ball turns into a haunted nightmare of fighting vampires, witches and werewolves.
It’s Halloween! Little Critter and Little Sister are going to a spooky party at a haunted house.
Bobbing for apples and playing Pin the Broom on the Witch are fun—but what kinds of monsters, mummies, and skeletons are lurking in the shadows?
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. No Halloween jack-o’-lanterns. No Halloween trick-or-treating. No Halloween holiday parties. And worst of all, no Halloween costumes.
Pinkalicious has the perfect Pinkagirl costume and she absolutely has to wear it.
No one knows Fancy like Nancy . . .and no one knows Halloween like Nancy
Halloween is a thrilling and magical time for preschoolers, and what better way to celebrate than with a collection of not-so-spooky picture books?
We have explored over 20 delightful titles that are perfect for young readers, filled with colorful illustrations, charming characters, and captivating stories.
These books offer a gentle introduction to the Halloween season, allowing children to enjoy the festivities without being frightened.
From friendly ghosts and adorable monsters to silly witches and cute pumpkins, these picture books will spark imagination and create lasting memories.
Whether you’re looking to share a spooky tale during storytime or simply want to add some Halloween flair to your little one’s bookshelf, these picture books are sure to enchant and entertain preschoolers throughout the season.
So grab a cozy blanket, gather the little ones around, and dive into a world of not-so-spooky Halloween adventures.