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Halloween Board Books for Babies and Toddlers

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Teach your little pumpkins about all things Halloween with some gourd-geous board and picture 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 here, cuddle up with a cup of warm cider, flashlights in hand, and start flipping through the shadowy pages. They’re going to want to read these well after they’re done trick or treating—who would we be to deny them the extra hoots and howls?

We’d love to see what you pick from our book patch. Tag us on Instagram so we can share in the Halloween spirit! 


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 Follow Me Halloween. 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…

B Is for Boo: A Halloween Alphabet features a Halloween-themed word for each letter of the alphabet. From costumes to treats to haunted houses and more, each with a detailed, retro illustration.


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. This board book is a whole lot of Halloween fun!


4 |  Spookytale by Christopher Franceschelli

In the newest addition 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 travel through the woods, across a swamp, and past creaking gates.

Finally, they arrive at their Halloween destination made extra fun through a large quadruple gatefold spread on the final page!


5 | You Are My Pumpkin by Joyce Wan

“Baby, I’m batty for you!”

Tell your baby just how much you adore them with this charming Halloween board book—featuring sweet-not-spooky illustrations of a tickly spider, messy monster, and more.


6 | 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?


7 | 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 stylish Halloween scenes. A mirror behind the final flap is the perfect final touch!


8 | 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. She finds room on her broom for each new friend, who then repay her in the end as they save her from the hungry dragon in this sweet story about friendship.


9 |  You’re my Little Pumpkin Pie by Natalie Marshall

This sweet interactive board book celebrates your relationship with your little pumpkin with adorable illustrations and shaped cutouts!


10 | Boo! by Leslie Patricelli

Baby is getting ready for Halloween in this classic board book – 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 soon learn to love Halloween.


11 | 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!


12 | 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!


13 | Dracula by Jennifer Adams

This BabyLit counting primer provides a fun twist on a classic tale. Count from 1 to 10 as two friends, Mina and Lucy, are saved from the dreaded Count Dracula.


14 | 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 a real treat.


15 | Five Little Pumpkins by Dan Yaccarino

Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate. The first one said, “Oh my, it’s getting late.” 

Follow along with the five pumpkins from the classic poem that’s been a Halloween favorite for years!


16 |  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 that baby loves about Halloween with rhythmic poetry and sweet illustrations in this darling board book.


17 |  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 this new release. In typical Tiny T. Rex style, it has a bit of humor and ends with a sweet message about kindness!


Halloween Board Books for Babies and Toddlers

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