New releases spark excitement for all ages: Young kids will beg for extra readings of Halloween stories about friendly ghosts and magical witches, while older ones will tear through thrillers about eerie shadows in the woods and frightening zombies.
Books are an easy way to create a memorable Halloween season while promoting literacy skills. When kids are engaged in new books — say, a hot-off-the-press title about monsters or ghouls — they’re more likely to grow into lifelong readers.
For instance, Piggyback Pals: Halloween Cuties by Joyce Wan and Little Boo's Halloween Party by Lala Watkins are sweet stories perfect for little readers. Read aloud these adorable and silly rhyming stories with beautiful illustrations with your little one!
Meanwhile, in Princess Truly Picks a Pumpkin, Truly and her pug best friend, Sir Noodles, take a trip to the pumpkin patch with one goal in mind: to find the perfect pumpkin! But when all of the pumpkins seem to look the same, Princess Truly and Sir Noodles begin to wonder if they'll ever find a pumpkin that's just right.