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Going Fright-Free: 20 Halloween Books for Little Pumpkins

by Dena McMurdie

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Are you looking for Halloween books that won’t frighten the tiniest of trick-or-treaters? If so, I’ve got you covered! From board books to picture books, these reads for babies, toddlers, and pre-schoolers alike are a surefire way to get your little monsters into the Halloween spirit without giving them nightmares.

Editor’s note: This post was originally published in 2015 and updated in 2021.