If you have little ones running around the house, you’re all going to enjoy these Halloween board books.
Little ones love to have books of their own. And as you know, toddlers are tough on books. That’s why these board book editions are perfect for toddlers!
Be sure to check out these other children’s board books for toddlers and infants.
You can find these Halloween board books for toddlers at your local library or purchase through the affiliate links provided for your convenience.
Halloween Board Books for Toddlers
When my boys were toddlers, we absolutely loved reading Halloween books.
It didn’t matter what time of the year, Halloween books were always in vogue in my house.
We just couldn’t get enough! Things haven’t changed even as they’ve gotten older. Ha!
Why Board Books?
From simple stories with bright illustrations to interactive books with flaps and textures, board books are sure to capture your child’s attention and inspire their imagination.
- Our board book recommendations are perfect for children from infancy to 3-4 years old.
- They’re made of sturdy cardboard, so they can take a beating.
- They’re often shorter than typical children’s books – perfect for short attention spans.
- They’re filled with large words and vivid illustrations to keep your little one’s attention engaged.
HALLOWEEN BOARD BOOKS FOR TODDLERS
Little do these ten trick-or-treaters know that they are the ones who will be frightened on Halloween night when a toad hops near, a skeleton tries to join their dance party, and a monster asks to share their candy.
This not-too-scary Halloween counting book features the bright, bold artwork of Linda Davick and the comforting, lively rhythms of Janet Schulman’s story, making it the perfect gift for young trick-or-treaters everywhere!
With the delightful rhymes and signature illustration style that made Little Blue Truck a household name, Blue’s new adventure is full of festive costumes, fall colors, and plenty of Halloween fun!
Beep! Beep! It’s Halloween! Little Blue Truck is picking up his animal friends for a costume party.
Lift the flaps in this large, sturdy board book to find out who’s dressed up in each costume!
Will Blue wear a costume too?
A new addition to the Boynton on Board series, with over 21 million copies sold, Eek! Halloween! is all treat and no tricks, a journey with Boynton and her nutty characters through the tradition of Halloween.
With short and simple rhyming text, the Llama Llama board books introduce Llama Llama to babies and toddlers before they’re ready for longer full-length stories. And their small size and durable pages are perfect for little hands.
In Llama Llama Trick or Treat, little llama finds the perfect costume, picks out a pumpkin for a jack-o’-lantern, and then goes trick-or-treating with Mama and his friends!
A short and sweet mini-adventure especially created to introduce the youngest guppies to the popular Pout-Pout Fish.
Tiny tots will love swimming along with Mr. Fish as he turns little pouts into big smiles.
With just one line of text per page, this simple, twelve-page board book will send Debbie Diesen and Dan Hanna’s much loved Pout-Pout Fish flippering and swishing into the hearts and minds of very young children.
Told and illustrated with Sandra Boynton’s celebrated charm and pizzazz, Spooky Pookie has all the makings of a beloved Halloween classic.
It’s Halloween! What will little Pookie decide to be this year?
Pookie tries on costumes one by one, but somehow can’t find just the right thing.
The resolution to Pookie’s dilemma will delight toddlers and their caregivers alike.
With a die-cut cover, adorable illustrations, and a flap on every page, this sturdy little board book is the perfect Halloween gift for trick-or-treaters everywhere.
The littlest trick-or-treaters can lift the flaps to count their way through a spooky old house… but they had better be prepared for a few surprises!
A haunted Halloween bus ride that will have children singing with excitement.
The Spooky Wheels on the Bus is a humorous Halloween-themed version of the classic song The Wheels on the Bus …with a few ghoulish tricks and treats up its sleeves!
Count from One Spooky Bus up to Ten Goofy Ghosts as this Halloween ride races through town picking up a few unsuspecting passengers along the way.
Join Mickey and the rest of the Clubhouse gang in this ghostly tale!
With over 40 flaps to peek under, this oversized board book is full of all sorts of tricks and makes the perfect Halloween treat for your little one!
In Karen Katz’s distinctive style, an adorable baby searches throughout the house for her pumpkin.
Is the pumpkin under the leaves, behind the curtain, under the bed? NO!
Baby finds many other surprises as a ghost, a witch’s hat, cute-as-a-button bats, and candy apples are found beneath each flap.
It’s time for bed, but one little goon still isn’t ready for sleep!
With lively rhymes and cheeky art that’ll get readers howling, this hilarious take on the beloved classic will have a whole new audience saying, “Goodnight monsters everywhere!”
This bestselling interactive novelty format features sturdy lift-the-flaps on each spread and blends Sandra Magsamen’s signature soft illustrations and heartfelt messages with a touch of Halloween.
Babies will giggle at all of the adorably costumed little ones and squeal with delight when a surprise mirror reveals who is loved most of all!
This gently spooky twist on “The Itsy Bitsy Spider” makes a favorite nursery rhyme just perfect for Halloween!
A little pumpkin is trying to find his way back home!
With a little help from a friendly witch, he is soon safe and sound, back on his porch — where there are no spiders to be seen! Little ones will love this fresh fall spin on a classic nursery rhyme!
How should Daddy carve the pumpkin? What should Baby be — a princess or pirate, ballerina or clown?
When the jack-o’-lantern’s ready (looking suspiciously like Baby), it’s time for a little ghost to head out in the slightly scary night.
Fear turns to excitement as the pumpkin fills up with treats.
In this third title in Nina Laden’s Peek-a series, the classic game of peekaboo becomes spookily fun!
Colorful pictures and lively, rhyming text — featuring bats, jack-o’-lanterns, and ghosts galore — help children predict what is peeking through die-cut windows.
Read the clue…guess the rhyme…giggle wildly…and repeat!
The monsters in the book all want to show how spooky they are!
Filled with spooky skeletons clapping hands to creepy frankensteins honking noses, little ones will love this frightful, Halloween-themed twist on the song “If You’re Happy and You Know It”!
Fun interactive board book for babies and toddlers, featuring images and simple text on a spooky theme.
Touch and feel patches on every spread encourages child to interact with the book.
Be sure to check out this spooky collection of Halloween ideas, activities and recipes for the entire family.
HALLOWEEN STUDY UNIT
In addition to offering Halloween board books recommendations for toddlers and preschoolers, I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers to offer you homeschool and classroom unit study resources to teach kids about Halloween. Resources may contain affiliate links.
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Free Tarantula and Spider Do-a-Dot Printables (Montessori-Inspired Instant Downloads) from Living Montessori Now
Halloween Preschool Printables from Living life and learning
Gross and Jiggly Halloween Jello Worms: A STEM Activity for Kids from Schooling a Monkey
Halloween Phonics Worksheet -Color by Letter from Mrs. Karle’s Sight and Sound Reading
Pumpkin fairy house from The Usual Mayhem
Adventures of Adam says
Can’t believe I havent heard of most of these! Halloween library visit here we come.
The Jenny Evolution says
And we absolutely Halloween books any time of the year, really. Have fun reading 😀