Halloween Board Books for Babies and Toddlers
Teach your little pumpkins about all things Halloween with some gourd-geous board books! Puns aside, babies and toddlers will love the vibrant colors in these stories, and you’ll love introducing them to your favorite fall holiday.
Got older kiddos in the brood? Add a few titles from our list for kids, cuddle up with a cup of warm cider, flashlights in hand, and start flipping through the shadowy pages.
They’ll want to read these well after they’re done trick or treating—who would we be to deny them the extra hoots and howls?
Halloween board books
1 | Follow Me Halloween by Roger Priddy
Use your fingertips to follow Boo the Ghost through each of the seven Halloween scenes in this board book. Make your way from hole to hole while looking out for festive Halloween characters.
2 | B is for Boo by Greg Paprocki
A is for apple…B is for boo…C is for candy…
Introduce your baby to the ABCs with this alphabet primer featuring all things Halloween. Each page features a letter with retro-style illustrations, from costumes to treats and owls to ghosts.
3 | If You’re Spooky and You Know It by Aly Froncis
A spooooooky twist on the song “If You’re Happy and You Know It”!
Clap along with spooky skeletons, wicked witches, naughty mummies, and sneaky vampires for a whole lot of Halloween fun!
4 | Spookytale by Christopher Franceschelli
In one of the newest additions to the Abrams Block Book Series, follow two children and their pup on their way to a haunted house. Explore the die-cut surprises on every spread as they make their way through the dark woods, over the rickety bridge, and through the deserted graveyard.
Finally, they arrive at their Halloween destination, made extra fun through a large quadruple gatefold spread on the final page!
5 | Little Blue Truck’s Halloween by Alice Schertle
Beep! Beep! Beep!
It’s Halloween, and Little Blue Truck is picking up his animal friends for a costume party. Lift the flaps of this board book to find out who’s dressed up in each costume.
Will Blue wear a costume too?
6 | Where’s the Witch by Nosy Crow
This peek-a-boo board book features a series of not-too-spooky creatures hiding behind bright felt flaps in five stylishly illustrated Halloween scenes. A mirror behind the final flap is the perfect final touch!
7 | Room on the Broom by Julie Donaldson
“Is there room on the broom for me?”
In this classic Halloween tale, a friendly witch and her trusty cat set out on an adventure and make new friends along the way as they help her find lost items.
In this sweet story about friendship, she finds room on her broom for each new friend, who repay her in the end as they save her from the hungry dragon.
8 | You’re My Little Pumpkin Pie by Natalie Marshall
You’re my special spooky ghost, you are my baby boo!
You are the one I love most, no one compares to you.
With chunky pages featuring sweet illustrations and shaped cutouts, this endearing interactive board book is a festive celebration of the little pumpkin in your life.
9 | Boo! by Leslie Patricelli
Baby is getting ready for Halloween! Picking out a pumpkin, deciding how to carve their jack-o-lantern, and deciding on a costume. Then it’s time to trick-or-treat!
Baby’s a little nervous, but will those feeling turn to excitement?
10 | Peek-a-Boo! by Nina Laden
A game of peekaboo with a spooky twist! Read the clue, then peek through the die-cut window to guess the rhyme in this interactive board book. Featuring bats, witches, jack-o-lanterns, ghosts, and of course, on the last page, YOU!
11 | Spooky Pookie by Sandra Boynton
It’s Halloween! What will Little Pookie decide to be? Pookie tries on costumes one by one, but each one isn’t quite right. The dragon is too itchy, and the bear is too hot.
Will little Pookie find the right one? Find out in this Halloween favorite!
12 | Don’t Push the Button! A Halloween Treat by Bill Cotter
There’s just one scary house left at the end of a night of trick-or-treating, and Larry the Monster doesn’t want you to go there! No, seriously, whatever you do, DON’T ring the doorbell!
This whole series is fun, and the Halloween version is sure to tickle your funny bone.
13 | My Baby Loves Halloween by Jabari Asim
Baby loves candy and goodies to eat…
Baby lives tricks. Baby loves treats.
Celebrate all the sweet things baby loves about Halloween with rhythmic poetry and sweet illustrations in this darling board book.
14 | Tiny T. Rex and the Tricks of Treating by Jonathan Stutzman
Best friends Tiny and Pointy love Halloween. They can’t wait to share their six tips and tricks on having the best Halloween night. In typical Tiny T. Rex style, it has a bit of humor and ends with a sweet message about kindness!
15 | Halloween is a Treat by Sabrina Moyle
In the latest from Hello!Lucky comes a spooktacular board book to celebrate everything there is to love about Halloween. Full of vibrant illustrations and silly puns, this one is a real treat.
16 | First Spooky Words by Roger Priddy
The First 100 series has a spooky new look! Featuring a padded cover and an easy-to-hold size, little ones can pick their favorite Halloween things as they learn 100 spooky new words.
17 | Construction Site Gets a Fright! by Sherri Duskey Rinker
The trucks are ready for bedtime, but it’s starting to feel spooky at the construction site on Halloween night! Lift the flaps to turn spooky scares into silly surprises and learn that things aren’t always as scary as they seem.
18 | Countdown to Halloween by Greg Paprocki
In a fang-tastic follow-up to his Halloween alphabet primer, little ones can count down from 10 by finding hidden objects in elaborate Halloween scenes. There are so many spooky treasures to discover on every page!
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