The candy has been purchased.
The costumes have been tried on over and over again with anticipation leading up to the big day.
With only three days to go until trick or treating, we thought we could help you out with some not so spooky and some spooky Halloween reads for your children and your teenagers.
Duck & Goose, Find a Pumpkin by Tad Hills
The loveable Duck & Goose are back and this time they’ve found a pumpkin. Well… it takes some time to find this pumpkin. They look everywhere for it – in the apple tree, in the leaf pile, they even look inside a hollow log. You’ll have to pick this one up to see where they find the pumpkin!
This is a large sized board book which makes it perfect for sharing during storytime or lap time.
Ready for Pumpkins by Kate Duke
A funny and charming book about a classroom guinea pig named Hercules. After watching first graders grow plants from seeds. He decides he wants to join in the fun. Over summer vacation, with the help of a friendly rabbit, he sets out to grow a pumpkin, which takes much longer than he anticipated.
This book will teach your little one how seeds grow into plants, but also about the importance of patience.
The Big Book of Vampires by Denise Despeyroux
If you’re a fan of vampires and we know there are many of you. This is the book for you!
A fabulously creepy collection of vampire stories from around the world, in a large, beautifully illustrated edition that will become a Halloween keepsake for years and years to come.
Becoming Holmes: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Final Case by Shane Peacock
We’re all such huge fans of Shane Peacock at Random House of Canada. So of course, we want to suggest the whole Boy Sherlock Holmes series to you, but we’ve limited our list to six titles! So… we’re suggesting you pick up the surprising and shocking conclusion to the series. You won’t be disappointed, we promise!
Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz
When Clara asks master puppeteer to perform at her birthday party, she expects the unexpected. But, she never anticipated that she would be kidnapped and that her friends and puppeteer Gaspare Grisini, would be held accountable for her missing.
Newbery Medal winner Laura Amy Schlitz’s Victorian gothic is a rich banquet of dark comedy, scorching magic, and the brilliant and bewitching storytelling that is her trademark.
Lies Beneath by Anne Greenwood Brown
If the cover isn’t enough to get you in the Halloween mood, we don’t know what is!
The lore of mermaids and mermen is real! As Gretchen McNeil, author of Possess, says, “Riveting! A cold-blooded tale of secrets, revenge, and forbidden love that will leave you terrified to go in the water.”