We are already in October and Half Term is in sight which usually falls around Halloween. With Halloween sure to be a more low key affair with the current Covid restrictions, instead of trick or treating how about snuggling up to a good scary book with the kids? There are so many imaginative books which will engage kids and spark their imaginations whilst setting the scene for Halloween. Here are just a few Halloween books for kids which might provide some spooky fun.
Midnight Monster Pop-up Book by Helen Friel – this beautiful book comes alive when you shine a torch or smartphone light through the intricate scenes to discover the monsters that lurk within the pages.
Haunted House by Jan Pienkowski – I had this when I was a kid and spotted it the other day in the Tate. Teddy picked it up and loved the detailed pop up illustrations which are interactive. Needless to say, it made it home with us and all three kids have been intrigued by what they can discover on each page.
A World Full of Spooky Stories by Angela McAllister – a collection of stories from around the world to send shivers down your little ones spine.
Little Faces: Happy Halloween by Matthew Morgan – an adorable little book for babies and toddlers.
Secrets of the Witch by Elsa Whyte – for the older kids there is this book which tells of witch folklore and the history behind the witching world.
Funnybones by Allan Ahlberg – a classic which has been updated as a glow-in-the-dark book. A must for any kids bookshelf!
Magical Creatures and Mythical Beasts by Professor Mortimer and Emily Hawkins – this stunning book tells of creatures from diifferent countries around the globe. Can the kids find them with the magical torch which comes with the book?