The Best Halloween Graphic Novels for Kids

Halloween is the time of year when everything changes from leaves to pumpkins! Bestselling graphic novels are great for reading with friends and family, so now’s the time to get spooky and read a ghost story. Reading about what flies in your window or haunts your house can be terrifying but also fun. So throw caution to the wind, suit up as your favorite Halloween character, and keep reading after dark! Read on for the best Halloween graphic novels for kids!

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Halloween Graphic Novels for Kids 8-12

In Mirror Moon, Jack Skellington has a dream about bringing his expertise in spookiness to the rest of the holiday worlds, he appoints Sally the Pumpkin Queen as theofficial Halloween planner so he can spend his time on his newest invention. But as Sally coordinates with the Halloween Town residents, it becomes clear that something is very wrong. It’s almost as if there’s a secret doppelganger sneaking around behind her back! Can she get to the bottom of this mystery in time to save the celebrations?

For fans of Ghosts and HiloNew York Times bestselling author Cullen Bunn and acclaimed artist Cat Farris deliver The Ghoul Next Door, a fun, spooky, full-color middle-grade graphic novel about a supernatural adventure and friendships that go beyond the grave. 

I don’t want to miss the Halloween graphic novels for kids that are great mysteries! Teenage super-sleuth Enola Holmes is back at it again!  Catching up with our heroine after the events in the popular Netflix film, readers will be taken right back into Enola’s world of adventure, mystery and daring intrigue in ENOLA HOLMES: MYCROFT’S DANGEROUS GAME!

Celebrate over forty years of the modern classic Bunnicula with this fang-tastic graphic novelization that will send a shiver down your spine and leave you howling with laughter!

The Girl and the Glim is an original graphic novel about being the new kid in a different school, getting picked on by the class bullies, and what happens when a magical presence takes notice.

In Seance Tea Party Lora wants to stay a kid forever, and she’ll do anything to make that happen . . . including befriending Alexa, the ghost who haunts her house. A middle-grade graphic novel about growing up that’s perfect for fans of Ghosts and Making Friends

Garlic and the Vampire is an enchanting, farm-fresh debut graphic novel starring an unusual heroine who is braver than she realizes, for middle-grade readers looking for a cozy, adventuresome read in the vein of Witch Boy or Be Prepared.

The uproarious next installment of the Ham Helsing graphic novel series sees Ham and his crew back to fight monsters at mysterious Camp Fish Head Lake!

Welcome to the Island of Vorn, where mythical creatures roam free and only the brightest students are invited to study them. Sorceline is Book 1 of this riveting new middle-grade graphic novel series, a gifted young cryptozoologist-in-training must learn to tame powerful beasts—including her own inner demons.

In Secrets of the Swamp, twelve-year-old Blake is shipped away to stay with her weird aunt in Fever Swamp for the summer, she expects her weeks to be filled with video games, mosquito bites, and a whole lot of nothing. Instead, she finds herself in a spooky turf war between wolf hunters and werewolves!

In Wait Till Helen Comes, the graphic novel adaptation of master horror storyteller Mary Downing Hahn’s spookiest and most popular tale, two siblings must save their stepsister from the clutches of a vengeful ghost.

In Witches in Brooklyn Effie’s aunts are weird. Like, really WEIRD. Really, really, really WEIRD! The secretly-magic kind of weird and that makes Effie wonder . . . does this mean she can do magic, too? Life in Brooklyn takes a strange twist for Effie as she learns more about her family and herself. With new friends who will do whatever they can to be there for her, a cursed pop-star, and her magically-inclined aunts–Effie’s life is about to get interesting.

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