Are you looking for books that are only slightly spooky? Or perhaps you’d prefer silly and sometimes sweet — rather than scary — monster books for your little one. Enjoy these monstrously good reads featuring not-so-scary monsters, vampires, zombies and more!

  • Monster Trouble

    Unafraid of the monsters who interfere with her bedtime, Winifred Schnitzel tries to find a way to scare them away.

  • Zombelina

    A young zombie gives a haunting performance in her first ballet dance recital.

  • Monster & Son

    A monster and son fill their day with rough and rowdy fun.

  • Vampirina Ballerina Hosts a Sleepover

    Before Vampirina can host her very first sleepover there are a few things she must keep in mind: be polite and offer her guests food (like blood pudding); plan some games like scavenger hunt (but keep the clues simple so no one gets lost); and don't forget to dance!

  • Tickle Monster

    At bedtime, a brave child makes a monster disappear by tickling its various parts, such as its teeth so it cannot bite, and the parts transform into new objects that create a non-threatening scene.

  • Monster Mess

    A monster sneaks into a boy's room and cleans up while the boy is asleep.

  • Zombie in Love

    Mortimer, a zombie, is looking for love, but when all of his attempts to locate a sweetheart fail, Mortimer decides to place an ad in the newspaper.

  • If You're a Monster and You Know It

    Monsters sing their own version of this popular song that encourages everyone to express their happiness through voice and movement.

  • Monsters Go Night-Night

    Takes readers through the bedtime rituals of seven friendly monsters while making each step of the routine a guessing game!

  • Spooky Friends

    Scarlet the vampire and Igor the mummy are friends, even though they can never agree on what they want to do or anything else--except that they are best friends.

  • The Monster Next Door

    A boy has to find a way to resolve a neighborly dispute with the monster next door when the monster starts playing his tuba too loud

  • I want a monster!

    Winnie wants a monster! Some monsters smell like pirate feet and some might read your diary, but they are so darn cute! All Winnie's friends have one. But how much do Oogly-Wumps eat? Don't they ever sleep? Can monsters get lonely?

  • Kings of the Castle

    George wants to build a sand castle that would turn any monster green, but when he meets the strangest creature he has ever seen, the night takes an unexpected turn.