Here comes Halloween! It’s a time of costumes, candy, and fun… and especially baby and toddler Halloween books!!!
Babies and toddlers may not be able to eat all the candy, carve pumpkins, watch scary movies, or go out trick-or-treating all night long, but they can experience the holiday through the books below.
Since we already know about how important it is to read to babies and toddlers (see this reading readiness post for tips and book recommendations), books are the perfect medium for introducing new holidays.
We’ve rounded up interactive Halloween books for toddlers and not-so-spooky board books for babies. Let us know which you’ll be reading to your little monster.
To see all our Halloween books, book lists, movie suggestions, and literary costumes, head to the Halloween Hub!
If you are looking for Halloween Books for older kids, Check out this post.
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Baby Halloween Books
The chickens are seeing flickering pumpkins, dressed up creatures, and talking robots.
They are terrified until a friendly pig lets them know about Halloween!
Mirrored storybooks are great for babies. This book puts babies right in the action as they get to see their faces reflected on a number of costumes.
An updated version of the Itsy Bitsy Spider find a tiny pumpkin rolling down the street.
Teach your baby a new song to the tune of the old favorite while pointing out the pumpkins on the pages!
If you love Moo, Baa, La La La, then you will love this new version set on Halloween night! Cow says Boo but someone answers Baa… who could it be?
For more book recommendations for babies, check this post.
Interactive Halloween Board Books for Babies
When my boys were babies, this was a year-round book in my house. I think I can still recite this one by heart.
As you lift the flap you come across ghouls, witches, and ghosts, but it’s a mouse that actually said boo and scares all the creatures!
For more monster books for kids, click here!
Karen Katz is back with a lift-the-flap book to celebrate the spooky holiday.
Give your baby a sensory treat with this delightful touch and feel book. A furry black cat, sticky witch’s brew, and a fuzzy owl are just some of the Halloween items your baby can interact with.
An adorable pop-up picture book for your little pumpkin. Let your baby life the flaps and try to find the little cat in this interactive Halloween book.
Toddler Halloween Books
The sheep are back with a trick-or-treat rhyming adventure! Enjoy the sheep’s antics are they make their costumes, collect treats, and scare away the wolves who have come out to eat them!
It’s mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, back with a romp in the pumpkin patch. Your little one will love seeing the trouble he gets into as he goes to decorate the pumpkins.
It’s the Halloween version of the song your toddler already knows and loves! They will adore singing along while seeing adorable ghosts and monsters on the school bus.
For more toddler reading readiness tips, check out this post.
Interactive Toddler Halloween Books
This interactive book is the perfect monster book for Halloween! Ghost is throwing a party and the monsters need a snack.
Good thing they have lots of traditional halloween snacks to munch on!
It’s the beloved song your children know, spookified! Clap along with your little monster as they clap their hands to show they are spooky!
Toddler Halloween Books Featuring Favorite Characters
Pout-Pout Fish is ready for Halloween under the sea. Your toddler will love seeing Mr. Fish dressed up and out with his fishy friends.
Hang out with Llama Llama as he gets ready for Halloween with his mom and then goes trick or treating with his little animal friends.
For more of our favorite Llama Llama books, check out this post.
Little Blue Truck and his friends are back! This time he needs to drive his animal buddies to a costume party so they can celebrate Halloween in style!