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Halloween Trivia Scary Books

Updated on December 29, 2013

Take the Halloween Trivia Quizzes -- Scary Stories for Kids and Adults

Cool, crisp air and a crackling fire make the perfect setting for reading scary books. These Halloween trivia questions let you test your scary knowledge of some tried and true scary books.

There are books here for preschoolers, grade school age kids on up to adult level books for the not-so-faint of heart!

Photo Credit Courtesy of Amazon: Interview with the Vampire (Vampire Chronicles)

Go Away, Big Green Monster! - Scary story for the tiniest ears

"Go Away, Big Green Monster" by Ed Emberely is a fun "scary" story for little ones. This picture book is fun for preschoolers because the big green monster disappears at the end.

In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories - Scary stories for little ears

This scary story compilation is for readers ages 4 and older, although reviewers on Amazon recommend it more for 2nd and 3rd graders and older. Take your child's "scary tolerance" in mind when selecting a scary story book!

This book contains seven stories, retold by Alvin Schwartz, illustrated by Dirk Zimmer.

Ask the Bones - Scary stories for grade schoolers

Ask the Bones: Scary Stories from Around the world by Arielle North Olson, Adapter; Howard Schwartz, Adapter; and David Linn, Illustrator, is geared toward grades 4 and up.

This scary book offers plenty to chills and frights in 22 stories from folklore around the world.

They're Coming for You: Scary Stories That Scream to be Read

"They're Coming for You: Scary Stories That Scream to be Read" by O. Penn-Coughin is suitable for fright lovers ages 9 and older.

According to an Amazon reviewer, who also happens to be a children's librarian, this book is continuously checked out.

Intensity by Dean Koontz - Scary enough for adults, but too scary for some adults

Dean Koontz writes scary books. Intensity is one of his scariest.

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Do you like to read scary stories? What's your favorite?

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    • Pam Irie profile image

      Pam Irie 

      6 years ago from Land of Aloha

      I just remember The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe......that one always gave me the chills. As an adult......I was terrified by the novel Pet Cemetary.....


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