Halloween is a favorite holiday for adults and children alike. Trying to find the best costume, carving pumpkins and going trick-or-treating: no doubt you will be taking a lot of interesting photos doing all these fun things. Don’t forget that you can turn any photo into a painting and save cherished memories as keepsake art.
If you want to plunge into holiday atmosphere right now, start reading these cute and spooky Halloween books with your kids. Drawberry has found 7 not-too-scary picture books to recommend.
1. Tucker's Spooky Halloween by Leslie McGuirk
Tucker's Spooky Halloween is real fun for young kids because it comes with video, audio and activity pack. The story is about a little white dog, Tucker, dressed in a scary costume for Halloween.
2. Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson
This book is for children 4 to 8 years old. It tells about a witch and her animal friends. This story is about good manners, friendship, cooperation and it is fun to read aloud.
3. A Tiger Called Thomas by Charlotte Zolotow
This story is about Thomas, a little boy, who is afraid to get to know his new neighbors. When Halloween comes, Thomas goes out wearing a tiger mask, but all the people living nearby recognize him and are happy to meet him. He goes home a happy boy.
4. What was I Scared of? by Dr. Seuss
This book is a story of two creatures who are scared of each other. It's a good, and just a little bit scary, story for ages 4 to 8. By the way, special ink makes some pictures on every page glow in the dark.
5. Boo Who? and Other Wicked Halloween Knock-Knock Jokes by Katy Hall and Lisa Eisenberg
This is an amusing story of children’s adventure in a haunted house. There are a lot of funny Halloween knock-knock jokes. It's also a fun interactive lift-the-flap book.
6. Moonlight: The Halloween Cat by Cynthia Rylant
Moonlight:The Halloween Cat is a warm and gentle book about Halloween for young kids ages 2 to 5. The author describes holiday atmosphere in the neighborhood, all children wearing costumes and the jack-o-lanterns glowing around.
7. Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
This is an entertaining detective story. On Halloween night, Nate's friend asks him to find a missing cat. Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, are on the case!