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19 Not-So-Spooky Spanish Halloween Books for Kids

As the crisp fall evenings settle in, what better way to wind down than with a not-so-spooky Halloween tale? And if it’s in Spanish for your bilingual little one, even better!

Today, I’m thrilled to present a handpicked selection of 19 not-so-spooky Halloween picture books in Spanish. These charming stories are perfect for sharing with your little ghouls and goblins as you celebrate the season en español.

Reading is a powerful tool for nurturing the minority language in a bilingual household, which is why I’ve dedicated one Monday a month to Library Lunes, where I curate the best Spanish books for children.

Once you’ve selected your Halloween read, why not expand your vocabulary with my Halloween-themed flashcards and coloring pages? Then, dive into your book and see if you can spot any of the new words!

For added fun, embark on a spooky Halloween scavenger hunt and put your new vocabulary to the test. And to practice writing skills, don’t miss out on our free Halloween Word Tracing Worksheets in Spanish!

So, snuggle up with your little ones, immerse yourselves in these enchanting tales, and be sure to share in the comments below which book your preschooler adores the most. Let the Halloween festivities begin!

Unleash the spooky fun with these 19 Halloween picture books in Spanish for kids! From friendly ghosts to silly monsters, these captivating stories are perfect for getting little ones into the Halloween spirit and sparking their imagination.

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*Bilingual Halloween Picture books that are in Spanish & English

¡A dormir, monstruos!

By: Ed Vere

Ages 5-6

Learn about how monsters this Halloween with a wonderful bedtime story for children!

2. Sopa de calabaza

By: Helen Cooper

Ages 4-7

Three friends make a pumpkin soup for dinner every day. They each have their role in making the soup until one day pato decides to change things up.

3. Osito Tito. La Casa Encantada

By: Benji Davies

Ages 2-6

Tito and his friends are not scared of anything, until they walk into a haunted house. Find out what mysteries they find inside of the haunted house.

4. El día de los muertos *

By: Bob Barner

Ages 4-8

This is a great bilingual story to teach your child about all of the colorful and fun festivities and traditions of Día de los muertos in this beautiful, lyrical text for children.

Related: Four Free Day of the Dead Printable Coloring Pages for Kids

5. El vampiro Edelmiro

By: Scott Emmons

Ages 3-6

Edelmiro, the vampire, does not feel well after eating too much meat and decides to change up his diet a bit and finds quite a surprise. With this fun story-in-rhyme, Edelmiro will help your kids try new and healthy foods this Halloween!

6. La viejecita que no le tenia miedo a nada

by: Linda Williams

Ages 4-8

This book is one of our household fall favorites! 🎃

Read about the little only lady who is not afraid of anything, until one night she has the scare of her life, or does she?

Learn lots of Spanish vocabulary through repetition on la viejecita’s walk through el bosque.

We love this book!
La viejecita que no le tenia miedo a nada
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Play a Halloween game with these 30 printable Bingo cards in Spanish for kids!

7. Jorge el curioso va a una fiesta de disfraces *

by H.A. Rey

Ages 4-7

Jorge el Curioso (Curious George) gets invited to a costume party, but accidentally winds himself up in a table cloth. What might the guests think he is, and will they be scared?

8. Brunilda y Bruno. La calabaza asombrosa

By: Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul

Ages 6-12

Brunilda loves everything about pumpkins, pumpkin pie, roasted pumpkin, and more. One day she decides to plant some pumpkins, and she has a huge surprise.

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9. Los fantasmas no llaman a la puerta 

By: Eulália Canal

Ages 3-10

Bear and Groundhog are great friends, but when Bear invites Duck over for a sleepover, Groundhog is not having it. How will Groundhog spook the evening away?

10. ¡Bu!

By: Leslie Patricelli

Ages 0-3

The perfect book to introduce Halloween and all of the fun traditions to your baby or toddler!

11. ¡Cómo mola tu escoba!

By: Julia Donalds

Ages 3+

Take your child on a magical broom ride with and her black cat in this fun and witty children’s book.

12. Froggy y el día de Halloween

By: Jonathan London

Ages 2-6

You child will get a kick out of Halloween with Froggy, who eats chocolate flies!

13. El primer Halloween de Clifford

By: Norman Bridwell

Ages 2-3

Who didn’t love Clifford the Big Red Dog as a child? Why not join him on his first Halloween in Spanish!

Related: Unlock La Magic: Discover 70+ Halloween Spanish Words & Phrases

14. La casa encantada

By: Kazuno Kohara

Ages 3-6

With this story about a haunted house, help your child overcome their fears of ghosts!

15. Cómo reconocer a un monstruo

By: Gustavo Roldán

Ages 5-7

Has your child figured out how to identify a monster yet? If not, this adorable book “Cómo reconocer a un monstruo” by Gustavo Roldán is here to save the day!
Learn about all of the characteristics of a monster with these creative and entertaining illustrations!

16. Manual de brujas

By: Mónica Carretero

Ages 3-8

Doña Amarga sends a letter to her niece and nephew asking if they are ready to learn how to be a witch.

Your children will get a Halloween kick out of this witch manual guide.

17. Cosas de Bruja

By: Mariasole Brusa

Ages 5-9

This witch is so angry.

Why you might ask? Well, because her hair is blue, and she doesn’t want blue hair like the blue fairy. She wants green or blood-red hair.

She’s so mad that she decides to do something spooky.

18. Un vampiro peligrozo

By: José Carlos Andrés

Ages 4-8

“This little vampire is very scary! Or rather… ZCARY! To pass his Vampire Test, he must give someone the zcare of their life. If he fails, he’ll be sent to… Banana Peeler School! Can he pull off the biggest scare ever or will he fail the test?”

19. Luna oscura

By: Heidi Moreno

Ages 4-8

Luna the black cat doesn’t fit in with the rest of the cats due to her black fur and her superstitious beliefs. With the help of her friend toad, Luna goes on a mission to find her forever home and along the way goes through a process of self-discover and empowerment.

Children will love reading this fall-festive tale that will share the importance of acceptance and how everyone deserves to belong!

I hope you enjoyed this list of not-so-spooky Halloween books in Spanish for preschoolers. Drop me a comment below letting me know which book you think your child will love! Don’t forget to subscribe to receive exclusive access to all of our free printables in Spanish!

More Halloween activities in Spanish to do with your kids

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