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denise_monster-trucks_170x140I’ve been collecting Halloween-y type books for a few years, and when my kids were old enough to understand the significance of the candy-fueled holiday, they really got into reading about ghosts and goblins and trick-or-treating mishaps. We’ve actually made something of a tradition of bringing out the Halloween books at the beginning of October, and my kids look forward to their favorites almost as much as they do dressing up and getting candy. (Okay, not really.) At seven and eight, they still get excited about the Halloween-themed board books they loved as toddlers. Now I’ll never get them out of house (the books, not the children)!

Why not start your own tradition? Here are a few recently published picture books recommended by the Magazine.

 

About Kitty Flynn

Kitty Flynn is consulting editor for The Horn Book, Inc.

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