Humorous Halloween Books for Toddlers
Toddlers love all the spirited activities that take place during the month of October. Hay rides with the family, picking pumpkins and bobbing for apples are all part of the excitement leading up to the big night. The grand finale is a night of trick-or-treating wearing a fun costume. These Halloween board books are just right for sticky little hands and curious little minds eager to explore all the colorful characters that come to out to play on this exciting night.
This is probably one of our favorite books to commemorate a child's first time wearing a costume and experiencing all the fun festivities. The simple text and bold pictures perfectly capture all of the feel-good elements through the eyes of a fuzzy, little mouse.
Goodnight Goon: A Petrifying Parody
Almost every new baby receives a copy of Goodnight Moon, a classic book with soothing, simplistic verse describing all of the objects in a nursery. Add a little scare this Halloween with a fun parody on the beloved original. This Halloween book for toddlers will surely have a place on the bookshelf for many years as older children will still enjoy the creep-factor of this fun book.
Duck & Goose Find a Pumpkin
Best friends Duck and Goose are on a quest to find a pumpkin. The adorable feathered duo search long and far but with absolutely no luck. Their friend Thistle comes to the rescue and shows them the way. Toddlers will love to follow Duck and Goose on this fall adventure and in the rest of their exploits.
There is no better way to introduce Llama Llama to a toddler during the October season. Our favorite little llama, and of course his mama, pick out his costume and head out with friend to go trick-or-treating.
If your toddler hasn't been introduced to Spot yet, this sweet holiday book is a fun way to meet this loving, playful pup. It is Halloween and all of Spot's friends have come to his house dressed in their costumes. Turn the pages to find out what Spot is going to be.
Lift-the-flap books are simple, ingenious ways to engage even the youngest of babies in the reading process. This sparkly Halloween toddler book is a great addition to your collection. Join Baby as she searches high and low for her pumpkin. Toddlers will love to peak behind all of the objects until the very end when they help Baby find her bright orange, glittering pumpkin.
It's time to venture out into the dark and go trick-or-treating! Join two little brave bunnies as they hop along collecting candy and having fun spooking out all the other critters in the night.
Julius's Candy Corn
Julius is back at it in this funny book about a mouse who can't keep his hands out of the candy corn. The party is right around the corner but this frisky guy may just eat all the candy before the guests even arrive. This silly story sure is a fun way to introduce toddlers to a sweet staple that has many of us dipping into the candy bowl too often.
Here Comes Halloween!
A gentle, tactile Halloween book perfect for little fingers ready to explore! Share in this little tyke's excitement as he contemplates all of his options to dress up for a parade and a night of trick-or-treating. How will he ever make a decision? Toddlers will appreciate and share his sense of excitement.
Sandra Boynton delivers a funny toddler Halloween book about a piggy who is having quite the dilemma. Pookie can't decide how to dress up this year. After trying on many costumes, he finally comes to a humorous and satisfying conclusion.
Little Blue Truck knows exactly how to celebrate! He zips around town collecting all of his sweet, farm friends dressed up for an evening of festivities. Toddlers will love to lift the flaps on each page of this sturdy board book to discover all the animals in costumes. Adorable, non-scary book that can be enjoyed year round for little truck fans!
Boo! Baa, La La La!
Fans of Sandra Boynton's Moo, Baa, La La La! will be thrilled to read their toddler this Halloween version. A timid cow heads out into the night to find out who is replying to his Boo! with a Baa! A whimsical story that is sure to become a fast favorite every October.
A festive touch-and-feel book full of things for toddlers to explore with their little fingers. This is the only place kids can touch a grumpy bat, along with silicone pumpkins, skeletons, and more seasonal objects.
Calling all Blues Clues funs! This charming book is about a big problem that needs to be solved. It's Halloween night and Magenta has not yet picked out a costume. All of your child's favorite characters make an appearance in this Halloween special with a shiny foil cover.
Find Spot at the Halloween Party
Toddlers will love peeking behind the flaps to find surprises in this sturdy board book. Spot and his friends dress up in spooky costumes for their very first time together. Bright colors, bold illustrations, and simple, funny text will keep your child engaged.
Corduroy is a classic character who is thrilled that his favorite time of year is here. He can't wait to dress up in his costume and go trick-or-treating, but first he has to carve lots of pumpkins and make delicious candy apples.
Ghost Afraid of the Dark
For every little kid afraid of the dark, Ghost sets an example on how to be brave. It's his very first Halloween and he heads out to trick-or-treat with his monster friends. What he doesn't realize is that he has many fears, most of all the dark, dark night! Charming illustrations and the cutest rhyming story.
1, 2, Boo!
A brother and sister engage in a fun counting game. They compete to see who can count the most ghosts, witches, pumpkins, and skeleton. Silly rhymes will draw laughs from your little readers in this adorable Halloween board book.
Where Do Diggers Trick-or-Treat?
Kids who like trucks will fall in love with this adorable Halloween toddler story. All the diggers have completed their work for the day, and now it's time for a night of trick-or-treating. A fun rhyming story about flat bed trucks, cranes, and tractors who dress up in costumes and head out to collect candy!
Owl Has a Halloween Party
This is the cutest little pull-the-tab book about an owl eagerly awaiting the arrival of his guests. He has planned a fun Halloween party and he can't wait to see everyone's costumes. Toddlers will love pulling each tab to reveal fun surprises!
Open the Witch's Door
Toddlers will love this colorful lift-the-flap book with lots of witchy objects to explore. From magic spells to special potions, there are so many surprises. The silliest of all is a scared little frog hoping not to be found! Charming pictures with lots of detail fill the pages of this adorable book.
The Pout-Pout Fish Halloween Faces
Pout-Pout Fish tries on a variety of costumes in this cute novelty book. The googly eyes add a fun touch as our favorite fish dresses up as a superhero, a mummy, a ghost and more!
Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest
One of the most fun tricks is scaring someone with a "Boo!". Curious George pops out of hidden places, like a pile of leaves or a big pumpkin patch, to surprise unsuspecting friends. Lots of giggles with this adorable story featuring our favorite monkey.
One Black Cat
A novelty book shaped like a cat! He heads out into the night in search of his perfect witch. The black cat passes lots of trick-or-treaters dressed like superheroes and princesses, but will he find who he is looking for? A succinct, rhyming book perfect for baby's first Halloween.
Sheep Trick or Treat
The sheep are cleverly disguised when they head out for a night of trick-or-treating. As they move from animal house to house, the sheep collect their favorite goodies like eggs from the chickens and clover from the cows. Fortunately for them, their costumes keep them hidden from the wolves lurking in the shadows. A rhyming good time for kids who were first introduced to this bunch in Sheep in a Jeep.
My Baby Loves Halloween
A most adorable baby shares all of the things she loves about the holiday. She especially enjoys all the candy, the cool autumn air, and jack-o-lanterns. Each charmingly illustrated page features a colorful object and sweet rhyming description of why she finds it special.
Happy Halloween from The Very Busy Spider: A Lift-the-Flap Book
Readers have to lift each flap to help spider find her friend. Eric Carle's signature artwork fills the pages of this sturdy Halloween book. Look out for cameos from some of your favorite characters as your toddler practices saying "Boo!" and "Happy Halloween!" to each of them.
An enchanting little story about a girl who dares to catch a witch. She wants take a ride through the sky and touch a shiny star. But she knows that they only come out on Halloween, so on this night she puts her plan in place on this spookiest of nights. Will it work? Toddlers will enjoy this fun jaunt filled with jack-o-lanterns, trick-or-treaters, ghosts and lots of candy!
Peppa Pig is determined to grow the biggest pumpkin so she can win a contest at school. With the help of her grandpa, she accomplishes her mission but there is one big problem. The oversized pumpkin is too big to transport. Lots of laughs in the pumpkin-shaped novelty Halloween book for toddlers.
Funny Toddler Halloween Books
It's that time of year for imaginations to run wild with ghosts floating through the air, skeletons perched on porches, and goblins hanging from trees waiting to spook anyone who passes. Viewing the season through the eyes of a tiny toddler brings a whole new perspective to the ghoulish decorations that pop up everywhere. Sensitive little ones may find shadowy figures to be frightening to the point they refuse to participate in all the festivities. During this time of year, farms sponsor hay rides and convert barns into haunted houses, with lots of jump scares designed to frighten those brave enough to enter. Witches with long, crooked noses gather around cauldrons, cackling loudly at their mysterious concoctions. For little kids, all of these events may be a bit too much. So until they are old enough to enjoy a scary evening out and about,light a fire and settle in to read funny Halloween books for toddlers instead.