|Designed by Jennifer Williams|
Reading material varied, too. Poe was a favorite, but Neil Gaiman's work showed up as did Stephanie Meyer's. Let me tell you, a passage from Twilight read aloud in a creepy voice by a classmate in a cape is a frightening thing undead. Er, indeed.
|Also designed by Jennifer Williams, the aforementioned literary theory prof|
Here are a few spine-tingling Lerner titles to share:
|by Maggie Stiefvater, Tessa Gratton, and Brenna Yovanoff|
|A spread with the authors' notes|
|written by Larissa Theule and illustrated by Adam S. Doyle|
Monster Buddies series
These books are definitely more cute than terrifying, but they're great for young readers who might have heard of creepy creatures but aren't quite sure what they are. The eight-book series covers werewolves, zombies, vampires, fairy-tale witches, dragons, mummies, aliens, and ghosts.
|by Samuel Hiti|
Waga may not be the biggest or slimiest or hairiest monster around. But he has a secret weapon: a big scare! One day, Waga loses his scare. He looks everywhere for it: the graveyard, the creepy woods, the dark cave. Readers will love following Waga as he searches for his lost scare in this picture book, and they'll never guess where he finds it!
|written by Laurie Friedman and illustrated by Teresa Murfin|
Teresa Murfin's quirky illustrations perfectly complement Laurie Friedman's playful, rhyming text in this picture book about Simon Lester Henry Strauss, a boy who's not afraid of haunted houses, vampire towers, Frankenstein's monster's wedding reception, or (nearly) anything else he and his scaredy-cat friends encounter.
For more All Hallows Read titles, take a look at our Pinterest board dedicated to the most haunting stories we've published. Happy Halloween!