Halloween Repetitive Stories

  • A Dark, Dark Tale by Ruth Brown as a spooky, but not too scary book. It has dark, dark in almost every sentence.
  • Ahlberg's "Funnybones" for Halloween (not a Halloween book per se, but it works about some skeletons who go around scaring some animal skeletons)
  • Big Pumpkin" by Erica Silverman
  • Eve Bunting's Scary Scary Halloween is a cute one.
  • Halloween mice! by Bethany Roberts
  • I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie_ by A. Jackson.
  • It Didn't Frighten Me! by Janet L. Goss and Jerome C. Harste, illustrated by Steve Romney :Willowisp Press, c.1985.
  • Millions of Cats_ by Wanda Gag.
  • Mouse's First Halloween by Lauren Thompson
  • Old Devil Wind" by Bill Martin. After just a few pages, the students are making the sounds and repeating thewords along with you.  We have a great time with that one!
  • One Dark Night by Edna Preston - old but still wonderful
  • One Fall Day - Molly Bang
  • Teeny Tiny / DePaola & other versions of the Teeny Tiny Woman ("...give me my boooone..."
  • That Apple is Mine by Katya Arnold has all the animals saying that apple is mine a bunch of times.
  • The Ghost Eyed Tree and The Magic Pumpkin by Bill Martin
  • The Ghost of the One-Black Eye".
  • The House That Drac Built by Judy Sierra is very repetitive, but it would depend on the kids as far as scary level. It's a story that adds a sentence to every page so that by the time you get to the end, the kids know the whole rhyme.
  • The Runaway Bunny_ by Margaret Wise Brown, is another showing thankfulness and having good repetitive lines.
  • The Teeny Tiny Teacher: A Teeny Tiny Ghost Story Adapted a Teeny Tiny Bit by Stephanie Calmenson, Denis Roche (Illustrator)
  • The Teeny-Tiny Woman: a ghost story_ by Paul Galdone would be perfect.
  • Use brown bear brown bear and change it to "black cat black cat what do you see?  I see a white ghost looking at me, etc, etc..

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