Picture book monsters and witches for Halloween

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite picture books about witches and monsters for Halloween. If you have any scary, monsterly, witchy, ghostly suggestions we’d love you to add them to the comments.

Winnie the Witch is our favourite witch and Winnie’s Amazing Pumpkin is a story that is particularly relevant to Halloween. After hollowing out her pumpkin Winnie turns the skin into an original mode of transport.

When Meg, Mog and Owl have supper they aren’t prepared for the rather large dinosaurs that hatch out of Meg’s Eggs! Can they find a solution to the problem before the dinosaurs get too hungry!

Meg's Eggs - Story Snug

A monsterly night out! Vampires, monsters, witches and slime cake are all on the menu in Tamara Small and the Monsters’ Ball.

Tamara Small and the Monster's Ball - Story Snug

Icky Sticky Monster is a particularly revolting pop up monster who enjoys eating and drinking disgusting concoctions. It’s not easy to keep him away from the loo!

Icky Sticky Monster - Story Snug

Dad invents The Monster Machine but what happens when the monsters get bored of watching television and try to build their own?!

The Monster Machine - Story Snug

A pink fluffy monster – how dreadful! Yuck! That’s not a Monster isn’t your usual scary monster but being cute and pink can have its benefits!

Yuck! That's Not a Monster!: - Story Snug

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12 responses to “Picture book monsters and witches for Halloween”

  1. Mrs H avatar

    Oh, I’ve not really heard of any of these books. But I must check them out for Little Miss H next year. When I was little, I used to love the “Worst Witch” books by Jill Murphy. And last year, I bought the set for my 9 year old niece. They were a great success. Hugs Mrs H xxxx

    1. Catherine avatar

      I remember The Worst Witch stories, they were a lot of fun to read 🙂

  2. The mummy madness avatar
    The mummy madness

    we love reading in this house, although I have bypassed Halloween and gone straight for chritstmas books oh dear! some of those monster books look really cute. Thanks for joining in with #sundayroundup

    1. Catherine avatar

      We’ve started reading Christmas books for recommending on Story Snug, kind of feels a bit too early really!

  3. Kim Carberry avatar

    Great choices…..All of those sound fantastic.
    I used to read the Meg & Mog books when I was a child….hehehe

    1. Catherine avatar

      My daughter loves watching Meg and Mog on YouTube.

    1. Catherine avatar

      She’s great isn’t she! Wilbur is my favourite picture book cat.

  4. Ulrike A. avatar

    You have already listed our favorite monster book – Yuck, That’s Not A Monster!

    Will make sure to look into the other ones. We love Winnie the Witch around here but have not read the two you listed. Thank you for bringing them to my attention!

    1. Catherine avatar

      Winnie’s Amazing Pumpkin is one of many free ebooks on the Oxford Owl website – http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading-owl/find-a-book/library-page

  5. Mummy Morkus avatar

    Lovely selection! Monster story books are always popular.

    I’ve popped over from My Best Post of the Week! And have included my own Autumn Book Round Up. Will look out for you on twitter.

    1. Catherine avatar

      Thank you for visiting Story Snug : ) I enjoyed reading your autumn book round up too, there were some books that I didn’t know.