Weird Books for Kids

If you’re looking to introduce young minds to intellectually curious and morbid subject matter, here is a great selection of weird books for kids to get them started down the path of fun, adventure, and darkness.

The Graveyard Book

Neil Gaiman The Graveyard Book
Orphaned by a mysterious killer bent on finishing the job, Nobody Owens wanders into the old graveyard up the hill where he gets raised by the lively spirits of those who departed long ago.
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Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
When some monstrous creature kills his grandfather, Jacob sets out to learn the truth behind his incredible tales of peculiar children with special abilities.
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Mothman’s Curse

Mothman's Curse by Christine Hayes
Josie and her brothers find a haunted camera which leads them on the trail of deciphering the recent Mothman sightings, an ominous creature whose appearance usually spells doom. But can they convince the town of looming danger before disaster strikes?
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The Lady ParaNorma

The Lady Paranorma by Vincent Marcone
While the town gossips behind her back, ParaNorma lives alone on a hill, listening to the secrets of the dead. But her isolated life changes forever when she hears the call of a kindred spirit. The Lady ParaNorma is a melancholy tale of a spectre and a lady longing for companionship across the void.
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