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Spooky books for children to read this Halloween

Spooky books to read this Halloween

From seriously spine-tingling stories to tales about the silliest of spooks, our collection of Halloween reading recommendations is packed full of books to entertain 2–12 year-olds on long, dark autumn nights.

Magical books for the under 5s

Share a wacky witch adventure full of tricks and treats with your smallest book lovers.

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Supernatural books for ages 5–8

Vampires, monsters, ghosts and ghouls await in the pages of these chilling chapter books for younger readers.

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Fantastic tales for age 8+

Try these terrifying tales that will take independent readers on amazing adventures – not to be read in the dark!

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Spread a little Roald Dahl magic and mischief!

Inspire your child’s creative writing with these gloriumptious guides to the most mischievous words and phrases created by the World’s No.1 storyteller.

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Dressing Up Ideas

Looking for the perfect Halloween costume? Take a look at our costume guides and dress up as Isadora, Mirabelle or Kitty this Halloween.