Spook-tacular book suggestions for Halloween.
A carefully curated selection of books, from picture books to novels, which are perfect to share as Halloween approaches. They’ll make great gifts too.
For Older Readers
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – filled with fabulous black & white photos, this exciting novel follows 16 year old Jacob as he discovers those strange stories his Grandfather told him… may not have been stories after all.
The Witches by Roald Dahl ~ from the master story teller himself. With its great guide to witch spotting, this will make a perfect Halloween gift for older readers.
Witch Wars by Sibeal Pounder, a witch themed chapter book with plenty of giggles. Perfect for younger readers.
Circus of the Unseen by Joanne Owen, a fantastical novel suitable for MG readers.
The Children of the King by Sonya Hartnett, ghostly goings on when 2 children are sent to the country during the war. MG readers.
These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly, a new mystery with a chill in the air.
The Woman In Black by Susan Hill, a classically styled ghost story which will make you shiver. If you have the chance, see the play in London after you’ve read the book.
Say Her Name by James Dawson, a Halloween dare at boarding school … perfect for YA readers.