6 Fun and Spooky Reads for Halloween

by | October 17, 2018

Have you gotten into the Halloween spirit? Celebrate this spooky holiday with these six great books!

Clifford’s Halloween by Norman Bridwell

From Amazon:

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?

Monster Mash by David Catrow

From Amazon:

The “Monster Mash” gets Wolf Man, zombies, and other monsters to dance and party in this catchy, classic song. Dracula rises out of his coffin, vampires feast in the master bedroom, and the ghouls get a jolt from Boris’s electrodes.

This “graveyard smash” caught on in a flash, and it became the hit of the land. The song, written in 1962 by Bobby “Boris” Pickett and Lenny Capizzi, has gone on to sell over 4 million copies. Fifty years later, David Catrow takes it to new heights as a picture book, with his fun and wacky illustrations that are sure to get kids singing and “mashing” along.

The Biggest Pumpkin Ever by Steven Kroll

From Amazon:

Once there were two mice who fell in love with the same pumpkin….

Desmond the field mouse wants to carve the biggest jack-o’-lantern in the neighborhood with his pumpkin. Clayton the house mouse wants to win the Biggest Pumpkin contest with his. But when they discover that their choice pumpkins are actually the same one, Desmond and Clayton decide to work together to grow the biggest pumpkin ever!

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz

From Amazon:

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a timeless collection of chillingly scary tales and legends, in which folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time.

Goosebumps Night of the Living Dummy by R.L. Stein

From Amazon:

Discover the fan-favorite thriller and chiller that first introduced the world to the wooden face of fear. The puppet who pulls all the strings. None other than Slappy the Dummy!

Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Mystery by Deborah Howe

From Amazon:

This book is written by Harold. His fulltime occupation is dog. He lives with Mr. and Mrs. Monroe and their sons Toby and Pete. Also sharing the home are a cat named Chester and a rabbit named Bunnicula. It is because of Bunnicula that Harold turned to writing. Someone had to tell the full story of what happened in the Monroe household after the rabbit arrived.

 

 

 

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