Top Best Selling Children’s Halloween Books in Dallas
The Halloween season is right around the corner, and we’re starting to see images of spooky graveyards, scary jack-o-lanterns, and witches on their brooms. So why not spend some time reading Halloween-themed books with your children? It’s the ideal time to curl up with a spooky story that will give you chills and excitement. Wanting to add a few screams to those bedtime stories?
No worries! The list below for the best Halloween books for kids will enjoyably do the trick.
Zombelina by Kristyn Crow and Molly Idle
Zombelina, really loves to dance alongside her monster pals. Then she enrolls in ballet lessons with real, human girls and builds stage fright. Idle is an award-winning illustrator whose work is often wonderful and is a very general tale about being unique and hoping to feel accepted at the book’s heart.
Herbert’s First Halloween by Cynthia Rylant and Steven Henry
Herbert is really skeptical about his first Halloween experience—but with a little help from his father and a unique tiger outfit, Herbert might find confidence on Halloween evening. Together, father and son rehearse roaring, carve a pumpkin, and step out in search of candies. And by the end of the evening, Herbert realizes his doubts have disappeared. A sweet introduction to Halloween and to becoming fearless, this book is sure to excite the youngest of trick-or-treaters.
The Hallo-Wiener by Dav Pilkey
From Dav Pilkey, creator of the New York Times bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series, comes Oscar, a little dog with a massive bullying concern – he obtains more tricks than treats simply because other dogs tease him quite frequently. Nevertheless, one fearless act on Halloween makes Oscar a hero, proving that a little wiener can be a real champ!
The Halloween Kid by Rhode Montijo
The Halloween Kid by Rhode Montijo is about a boy determined to save Halloween when some Greedy Goodie Goblins roll into the village. Together with his reliable stick horse, Lone Ranger mask, the boy is serious about getting back at those who spoiled Halloween. When the boy finds his job a little harder than expected, the others who live nearby help get back the day and the fun.
This storybook is cute, specifically the vibrant illustrations with a retro look.
Lots of Cats by E. Dee Taylor
This book is completely a favorite. It is about Margaret, an independent little witch. But even the most independent witch can get a little lonesome. She is rewarded with lots of cat pals who make her life so much more interesting. Taking care of a handful of lively cats sounds like lots of enjoyment but could turn out to be lots of hassle!
The Spooky Wheels on the Bus by The Spooky Wheels on the Bus
This is a funny Halloween-themed edition of the classic tune the wheels in the bus, with a handful of ghoulish tricks and treats up its sleeves! Count from One Spooky Bus up to Ten Goofy Ghosts as this Halloween ride races through the village, taking several unsuspecting voyagers along the way.
Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
The witch and her cat are enjoyably flying through the sky on a broomstick when the wind picks up and blows away the witch’s hat, her bow, and her wand! Fortunately, three helpful animals find the missing stuff, and all they want in return is a ride on the broom. However, is there space on the broom for so many friends? Then when tragedy hits, will they be able to save the witch from a starving dragon?
I Am A Witch’s Cat by Harriet Muncaster
A little girl believes her mother is a witch – and she is a special witch’s cat. Reasons include that her mom’s bathroom is full of complicated potions (face and body creams, fragrances), that she cackles with other women (book club), and that she gardens all manner of magical plants. The collage drawings are lovable and gently show the reader the truth of the mother’s “magic.”
Ghosts in the House! by Kazuno Kohara
A clever small girl with a spooky problem lives at the edge of town – her house is haunted! Fortunately, she happens to be a witch and knows a little something about coping with ghosts.
Kohara’s books have a very distinctive visual, cute and monochromatic, and this Halloween story will surely give small children the ideal amount of scare.
Little Boo! By Stephen Wunderli and Tim Zeltner
The artwork is lovely, the writing is expressive, and kids will unquestionably relate to the little pumpkin seed’s wish to grow up. The seed wishes to be scary but is too little, and no one is scared. The wind explains to him to be patient, but that is easier said than done. The art is adorable but gets a bit spookier as the seed eventually becomes a jack o’lantern.