Picture Book Picks: Halloween Ready Reads

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It’s coming up on Halloween, so what better time to spotlight spooky, pumpkin-y, monster-y picture books? Here are some of my favourites- mostly comical and sweet, with a few shadowy and (only slightly!) scary:

Bedtime for Monsters by Ed Vere

Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds, illus. Peter Brown

The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot! by Scott Magoon

The Monsters’ Monster by Patrick McDonnell

That Is Not a Good Idea! by Mo Willems

Crankenstein by Samantha Berger, illus. Dan Santat

Moonlight the Halloween Cat by Cynthia Rylant, illus. Melissa Sweet

Leonardo, the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems

The Doghouse by Jan Thomas

There’s a Nightmare in My Closet by Mercer Mayer

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Jeremy Draws a Monster by Peter McCarty

Can You Make a Scary Face? by Jan Thomas

Buddy and the Bunnies in:Don’t Play With Your Food by Bob Shea

Robot Zombie Frankenstein! by Annette Simon

Ghost in the House by Ammi-Joan Pacquette, illus. Adam Record

Bear Feels Scared by Karma Wilson, illus. Jane Chapman

The Monster at the End of This Book by Jon Stone, illus. Michael J. Stollin

The Dark by Lemony Snicket, illus. Jon Klassen

Ollie’s Halloween by Olivier Dunrea

Vampirina Ballerina by Anne Marie Pace, illus. LeUyen Pham

Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberley

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams, illus. Megan Lloyd






Author: michelle@fabbookreviews

Reference & Children's Librarian. Reader. Reviewer.

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