Is your child fascinated with all things creepy and spooky? Do they like it when something goes bump in the night? Here are some new scary and fun reads to for the daring and tame young readers in your home.
Peep & Egg: I’m not Trick-or-Treating
Author: Laura Gehl
Fans of Peep and Egg will enjoy this story as Peep helps Egg overcome a fear of Halloween.
Danny and the Dinosaur : Happy Halloween
Author: Bruce Hale
Ages 4 -8
Series: Danny and the Dinosuar
Danny’s Dinosaur has never celebrated Halloween. Danny teaches his dinosaur a few tricks as they collect treats in this fun read.
Author: R. L. Stine
Fans of the Goosebumps series of books will enjoy this chilling read about timid Sammy Baker who joins his friends at a haunted house. He encounters the Haunter, and his nightmares begin.
Revenge of the Witch
Author: Joseph Delaney
Ages: 12 and up
Series: Last Apprentice
While this is not a new book, it is one of my favorites. It is suspenseful, and creepy. The illustrations at the beginning of each chapter make this read a spine tingling, spooky delight. 12 year old Thomas is the seventh son of the seventh son. He is apprenticed to the Spook, Old Gregory, who has protected the local villages from evil for years. Under Gregory’s guidance, Thomas encounters evil creatures and must work hard to defeat them. Thomas is a strong character who believes in doing what is right and fulfilling his duty against these dark and frightening creatures.