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Parent's pick: Spooky Snap

"Bella loved playing Spooky Snap! The cards are satisfyingly big, bright and sturdy – and the pictures are spooky in a fun way, without being scary."

Read Rosie's Parent's pick review

Spooky Snap: an Usborne Parent's pick

Parent's pick: Noisy Monsters

"This is a fun and lovely book, with brilliant illustrations perfect for children. What better way for babies to celebrate Halloween than with a book like this!"

Read Holly's Parent's pick review

Noisy Monsters: an Usborne Parent's pick

Spine-tingling stories

Take a look at the action-packed Dracula graphic novel, Helena Duggan's A Place Called Perfect, and other scary tales for young readers.

Dracula

Dracula

High in the mountains of Transylvania lives the sinister Count Dracula. When Jonathan Harker is invited to the Count's castle, he discovers a horrific plot to create an army of the undead. Can vampire hunter Professor Van Helsing help Jonathan and his friends thwart Dracula's evil plan before it's too late? The terrifying suspense never stops in this blood-curling graphic classic.

£9.99

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A Place Called Perfect

A Place Called Perfect

Violet never wanted to move to Perfect. Who wants to live in a town where everyone has to wear glasses to stop them going blind? And who wants to be neat and tidy and perfectly behaved all the time? But Violet quickly discovers there's something weird going on – she keeps hearing noises in the night, her mum is acting strange and her dad has disappeared. When she meets Boy she realizes that her dad is not the only person to have been stolen away...and that the mysterious Watchers are guarding a perfectly creepy secret!

£6.99

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Any book that starts with a map showing secret tunnels under rivers to graveyards and ghost estates is already a winner! This one is a little spooky. Great for Halloween! Tom Fletcher on A Place Called Perfect – selected for the Tom Fletcher Book Club

That's not my... Halloween books for little ones

Babies on their first Halloween will love the friendly witches and monsters in these delightful touchy-feely books.

That's not my witch...

That's not my witch...

There are five friendly witches to meet in this Halloween addition to the much-loved That’s not my... series. Babies and toddlers will love turning the pages and touching the textured patches as they try to find their witch. The bright pictures and textured patches to stroke are designed to help develop sensory and language awareness.

£6.99

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That's not my monster...

That's not my monster...

A delightful touchy-feely book with simple, repetitive text. Bright, colourful illustrations with carefully chosen textures to touch and feel on every page. Helps very young children develop language and sensory skills. Series awarded "Best Buy" by readers of Prima magazine.

£6.99

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Halloween things to do

See our Halloween activities page for free downloadable activities, including making masks, colouring and spot-the-difference.

Halloween monster
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