Our Favorite New Halloween Picture Books

Halloween picture books

One of my most favorite things about the holidays is reading books with the kids to go along with the season. I’m always on the look out for new books that have come out and we always add them to our reading list. The kids and I can spend hours at the bookstore looking through the books and we love to request a whole bunch from the library to have for our reading picnics. I’m sharing with you our favorite new Halloween picture books that we chose this year.

Peanut Butter Brains  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.  (This was the top pick by my 8yr old son.)

Pumpkin Time!  Pumpkin Time ~ 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!

Halloween Good NightHalloween Good Night ~ An adorable bedtime story about how Halloween characters wish their momma’s and papa’s good night.

Fright Club  Fright Club ~ 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!

Little Boo  Little Boo ~ A heartwarming tale of a pumpkin seed that can’t wait to grow up and scare people.

Pinkalicious Pink or Treat!  Pinkalicious: Pink or Treat! ~ When a big storm shuts down the power in Pinkville threatening to cancel Halloween, Pinkalicious must turn into Pinkagirl to save Halloween! (This was the top pick by my 6yr old girl)

Jampires Jampires ~There’s a jam theif about! Sam takes a marvelous journey to solve the mystery of the missing jam.

Scarecrow MagicScarecrow Magic ~ A spooky tale of the scarecrow and his creepy friends having playful adventures after nightfall.

Ten Flying Brooms  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 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: Five Little Pumpkins ~ Pete the Cat rocks out to this cool adaptation of the classic Halloween song “Five Little Pumpkins”.

The MonstoreThe Monstore ~ 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 SpaBoo la-la Witch Spa ~ Spooky meets silly in the unique Halloween story about a witch’s night out at the fa-Boo Witch Spa!

Goodnight Goon  Goodnight Goon: a Petrifying Parody~  An adorable take on the classic, Good Night Moon. This lighthearted parody of a familiar classic will leave little werewolves howling at the goon’s bedtime antics!

I hope you have found a few new books to check out with your family among the list! I’d love to know what some of your families favorite Halloween books are! Happy reading!

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