The Center for Children's Books

Graduate School of Library and Information Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Leaves are Falling: Autumn Books - October 2004


Hubbard, Patricia. Trick or Treat Countdown. Holiday House, 1999.

Huck, Charlotte. A Creepy Countdown. Greenwillow, 1998.

Melmed, Laura Krauss. The First Thanksgiving day: A Counting Story. HarperCollins, 2001.

Merriam, Eve. Halloween A B C. MacMillan, 1987.

Prelutsky, Jack. Halloween Countdown. HarperFestival, 2002.

Picture Books

Bunting, Eve. Ghost's Hour, Spook's Hour. Clarion, 1987.

Diakite, Baba Wague. The Magic Gourd. Scholastic, 2003.

Donaldson, Julia. Room on the Broom. Dial, 2001.

Fleming, Denise. Pumpkin Eye. Holt, 2001.

George, Lindsay Barrett. In the Woods: Who's Been Here? Greenwillow, 1995.

Howard, Arthur. Hoodwinked. Haercourt, 2001.

Hunter, Anne. Possum's Harvest Moon. Houghton, 1996.

Hutchins, Hazel. One Dark Night. Viking, 2001.

Huth, Holly Young. Darkfright. Atheneum, 1996.

Jane, Pamela. Monster Mischief. Atheneum, 2001.

Johnston, Tony. The Ghost of Nicholas Greebe. Dial, 1996.

Johnston, Tony. The Witch's Hat. Putnam, 1984.

Lasky, Kathryn. Porkenstein. Blue Sky/Scholastic, 2002.

Lattimore, Deborah. Cinderhazel: the Cinderella of Halloween. Blue Sky/Scholastic, 1997.

Madearis, Angela Shelf. The Ghost of Sifty Sifty Sam. Scholastic, 1997.

Martin, Bill. Barn Dance! Henry Holt, 1986.

Martin, Bill. The Ghost-Eye Tree. Holt, 1985.

Minor, Wendell. Pumpkin Heads! Blue Sky/Scholastic, 2000.

Modarressi, Mitra. Monster Stew. DK Ink, 1998.

Rohmann, Eric. Pumpkinhead. Knopf, 2003.

Sans Souci, Robert. Cinderella Skeleton. Silver Whistle/Harcourt, 2000.

Sierra, Judy. Monster Goose. Gulliver/Harcourt, 2001.

Van Allsburg, Chris. The Stranger. Houghton, 1986.

Waldron, Jan. John Pig's Halloween. Dutton, 1998.

Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth. Pumpkin Day! Cavendish, 2002.

Picture Books (Non-Fiction)

Robbins, Ken. Autumn Leaves. Scholastic, 1998.

Ross, Stewart. Fact or Fiction: Witches. Copper Beech, 1996.


Florian, Douglas. Autumnblings. Breenwillow, 2003.

Livingston, Myra Cohn. Halloween Poems. Holiday House, 1989.

Rogasky, Barbara. Leaf by Leaf: Autumn Poems. Scholastic, 2001.

Schnur, Steven. Autumn: An Alphabet Acrostic. Clarion, 1997.

Stevenson, James. Cany Corn. Greenwillow, 1999.

Easy Readers

McCully, Emily Arnold. Grandmas Trick-or-Treat. HarperCollins, 2001.

Short Stories

Madearis, Angela Shelf. Haunts: Five Hair-Raising Tales. Holiday House, 1996.

Olson, Arielle North. Ask the Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World. Viking, 1999.

San Souci, Robert. Double-Dare to be Scared: Another Thirteen Chilling Tales. Blue Sky/Scholastic, 1997.

Schwartz, Alvin. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Lippincott, 1981.


Ibbotson, Eve. Dial-aGhost. Dutton, 2001.

Wallace, Bill. Coyote Autumn. Holiday House, 2000.