By Heather, Oroville Library
The anticipation of dressing up and candy can make it hard to wait for Halloween. (At least for some of us.) Halloween-themed picture books can make waiting for trick-or-treating fun! Try some of these favorites:
Little Blue Truck’s Halloween by Alice Schertle Print
Lift the flaps to see who is hiding under those costumes as Little Blue Truck makes his way to a Halloween party!
Skeleton Hiccups by Marjory Cuyler Print
Hic! Skeleton has hiccups. There’s only one thing that can hic! scare his hiccups away. Can you hic! guess what it is?
Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman Print eAudiobook
Witch has grown a pumpkin so big she cannot get it off the vine. If she wants pumpkin pie, she may have to let someone help!
Boris and Bella by Carolyn Crimi Print
Bella Legrossi is very messy. Boris Kleanitoff is extremely tidy. They don’t make for good neighbors and don’t even like each other… until they dance
Bone Soup by Cambria Evans Print
Follow Finnigin the Eater in a fun trickster tale retelling of the classic Stone Soup.
The Vanishing Pumpkin by Tony Johnston Print
Snitched! This 800-year-old man’s pumpkin has been snitched! Who would do such a thing to such an old man? Perhaps there is a trickster about.
The Ugly Pumpkin by Dave Horowitz Print
The Ugly Pumpkin does not know what is wrong with him. He is filled with despair until he discovers that he’s not quite what he thought he was… and gets us thinking about Thanksgiving.