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As You Like It
A Creepy Countdown
Huck, Charlotte S.
Ten scary Halloween things, such as jack-o-lanterns, bats, and witches, count from one to ten and then back down again.
Big, Scary Wolf
Rose is too scared to sleep at night because she knows there's a big, scary wolf in her room, so she tells Papa about it and he helps her dispel her fears.
Retells the classic tale about a traveller, a ghost, who tricks a town's witches, ghouls, and zombies into helping him make soup.
The carrots that grow in Crackenhopper Field are the fattest and crispiest around and Jasper Rabbit cannot resist pulling some to eat each time he passes by, until he begins hearing and seeing creepy carrots wherever he goes.
Did You Say Ghosts?
A parent's teasing assurances that ghosts, witches, vampires, and other creatures are no danger fuel the imagination of a child in the dark.
Disney Scary Storybook Collection
Gently spooky collection of easy-to-read stories based on Disney and Pixar cartoons.
Favorite Scary Stories of American Children
A collection, selected by children as their favorites, of twenty- three spooky tales from a variety of ethnic traditions.
Frankenstein is the scariest of all the monsters in Miss Devel's castle until one night when he loses his head.
Ghost's Hour, Spook's Hour
Ghosts in the House!
Tired of living in a haunted house, a young witch captures, washes, and turns her pesky ghosts into curtains and a tablecloth.
Goodnight Goon: A Petrifying Paraody
A young monster says goodnight to all of the other monsters in his bedroom.
Hilda Hen's Scary Night
During her nighttime journey to the henhouse Hilda Hen finds unexpected courage within herself as she tiptoes past a snake, runs from a fox, and swims a lake.
In a Dark, Dark Wood
Carter, David A.
A delightful spine-tingling tale...with an appropriately spooky ending.
Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears
Little Mouse draws pictures of some of the many things he is afraid of, including creepy crawlies, sharp knives, and having accidents, and provides the correct scientific name for each of his fears.
Del Negro, Janice
While sewing the laird's trews by moonlight in a haunted churchyard in return for a sackful of gold, an aging seamstress outwits a terrible monster.
Midnight in the Cemetery: A Spooky Search-and-Find Alphabet Book
An alphabet book, featuring collage art, in which ghosts scare away two children searching for treasure in a graveyard.
Night of the Gargoyles
In the middle of the night, the gargoyles that adorn the walls of an art museum come to life and frighten the night watchman.
When skeletons, ghouls, witches, and assorted other spooky creatures take up the rock beat, a town has its best-ever Halloween.
Bones, eyes, arms, legs, and bodies are scary dancing in the dark, until the lights are turned on revealing a Halloween costume party.
Some Things are Scary
Heide, Florence Parry
A list of scary things includes "roller skating down hill when you haven't learned how to stop, getting hugged by somebody you don't like, and finding out your best friend has a best friend who isn't you."
The Ghost of Nicholas Greebe
In Colonial Massachusetts, the ghost of a recently-buried farmer haunts his widow's house after a dog takes one of his bones on a long journey.
The Haunted Hamburger and Other Ghostly Stories
A ghost father tells his children three frightening stories to help them go to sleep at night.
The House That Drac Built
In this Halloween version of a familiar cumulative rhyme, the inhabitants of a haunted house get increasingly agitated until a group of children sets things right.
The House that Witchy Built
de Las Casas, Dianne
A scary Halloween version of "The House that Jack Built," featuring a witch, black cat, skeleton, and other spooky images.
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything
Tells the tale of a little old lady who was not afraid of anything.
The Monsters' Monster
Grouch, Grump, and little Gloom 'n' Doom spend much of their time arguing over who is the "biggest and baddest" until they build a monster together that turns out to be very different that what they expect.
The Spooky Book
In a dark house, Andrew gets scared while reading a spooky book in which a girl is reading a spooky book in a scary house.
The Teeny Tiny Ghost
A teeny tiny ghost who is having trouble learning how to be scary is inspired by a Halloween visit from his ghost friends.
The Tickle Monster is Coming
Thach, James Otis
A little monster prepares for bed, all the while waiting anxiously for the Tickle Monster to sneak in and get him.
The Zombie Nite Cafe
While walking the dog late one evening, a young child stumbles across the spooky Zombie Nite Cafe and describes the scary creatures dining inside.
This is the Bear and the Scary Night
A stuffed bear left behind in the park has an exciting night and is found in the same place the next morning.
Vampirina Ballerina Hosts a Sleepover
Pace, Anne Marie
"Before Vampirina can host her very first sleepover there are a few things she must keep in mind: be polite and offer her guests food (like blood pudding); plan some games like scavenger hunt (but keep the clues simple so no one gets lost); and don't forget to dance! Vampirina may be a little nervous at first, but by following a few simple rules she will host the best sleepover ever!"--Provided by publisher.
We're Going on a Ghost Hunt
Vaughan, Marcia K
When trick-or-treaters let their imaginations run wild, ordinary backyard items seem spooky, so that a mud puddle looks like a swamp and tree branches look like skeletons.
What's in the Witch's Kitchen?
The contents of the witch's kitchen are hidden by flaps that can be opened either to the left or right to reveal pop-up illustrations of either a delight or a nasty fright.
When the Goblins Came Knocking
Hines, Anna Grossnickle
Last Halloween was a scary experience because of walking pumpkins, haunting ghosts, flying witches, and other disturbing sights, but this Halloween will be different.
Which Way to Witch School
At Miss Thornapple's school, young witches are eager to learn new potions, tell scary stories, and eat gooey eyeballs.
Willy's Silly Grandma
DeFelice, Cynthia C.
Willy doesn't believe in any of his grandmother's superstitions, until he ventures down by the Big Swamp one dark night and comes to realize how smart Grandma is.
Illustrations and rhyming text introduce the many careers and professions of mummies, such as real estate agents selling haunted houses and dentists filing vampires' fangs.
Z is for Zombie
Illustrations and rhyming text present a night full of scary creatures and spooky sights, one for each letter of the alphabet.