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49 Halloween Costumes All Book Lovers Will Appreciate

Here's hoping you find a household passing out books instead of candy.

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1. The BFG from Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake's The BFG

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Get the costume here.

2. Moby Dick and Captain Ahab from Herman Melville's Moby Dick

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3. Nancy Drew from Carolyn Keene's Nancy Drew series and Joe Hardy from Franklin W. Dixon's The Hardy Boys series

Nancy Drew and Joe Hardy. Cute couple Halloween. @amandaleighh

4. Dr. Hannibal Lecter from Thomas Harris's The Silence of the Lambs

5. Charlotte's Web and Wilbur from E.B. White and Garth Williams' Charlotte's Web

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7. Strega Nona from Tomie dePaola's Strega Nona

8. Harold from Crockett Johnson's Harold and the Purple Crayon

Learn how to make the costume at Generation T.
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Learn how to make the costume at Generation T.

9. Ryan Dean West from Andrew Smith's Winger

This is Ryan Dean West. He wins all the awards. @marburyjack #winger #Halloween #literarycostumes

10. Frodo Baggins from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings

11. Paddington Bear from Michael Bond and Peggy Fortnum's A Bear Called Paddington

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12. Max and a Wild Thing from Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are

Learn how to make the costumes at Tell Love and Party.
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Learn how to make the costumes at Tell Love and Party.

13. A Crayon from Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers' The Day the Crayons Quit

Learn how to make this no-sew costume (for under $10) here.
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Learn how to make this no-sew costume (for under $10) here.

14. Elephant and Piggie from Mo Willems' Elephant and Piggie series

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15. Little Miss Twin and Little Miss Twin from Roger Hargreaves' Little Miss Twins

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16. Eleanor and Park from Rainbow Rowell's Eleanor & Park

Happy Halloween from the Panther Media Center! Thanks @rainbowrowell for the inspiration. #eleanor&park

17. Kirsten Larson from Janet Shaw and Renée Graef's Meet Kirsten

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18. Viola Swamp from Harry G. Allard Jr. and James Marshall's Miss Nelson Is Missing!

Miss L is MISSING! *gasp* Viola Swamp has taken over @LibraryHawks! #trw14 #halloween #LiteraryCostumes #librarylife

19. Miss Havisham from Charles Dickens' Great Expectations

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20. Fly Guy from Tedd Arnold's Fly Guy series

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21. King Azaz from Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer's The Phantom Tollbooth

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22. Nancy from Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser's Fancy Nancy

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Get the costume here.

23. James Henry Trotter from Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach

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Learn how to make the costume at Small Fry.

24. Hester Prynne from Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

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26. Elizabeth Bennet from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

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Get the costume here.

27. Mama Bear and Papa Bear from Stan and Jan Berenstain's The Berenstain Bears series

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28. An Old Man and a C in honor of Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea

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29. Pete from Eric Litwin and James Dean's Pete the Cat series

31. Coraline Jones from Neil Gaiman's Coraline

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32. Agatha Trunchbull from Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake's Matilda

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34. Lisbeth Salander from Stieg Larsson's Millennium series

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35. Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan from F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

@lishsteiling and I as #Gatsby and #Daisy for Halloween on #GiadaAtHome set! Cheers, ole... http://t.co/1JoNYApEdq

36. Clifford from Norman Bridwell's Clifford The Big Red Dog

My mom dressed up as Clifford the big red dog for Halloween

37. Junie B. Jones and Gladys Gutzman from Barbara Park and Denise Brunkus's Junie B. Jones series

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39. August Pullman from R.J. Palacio's Wonder

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40. Eloise from Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight's Eloise books

I officially consider this costume a success!!! #Eloise #Halloween #HomemadeCostume

41. Harriet M. Welsch from Louise Fitzhugh's Harriet the Spy

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42. The Gruffalo from Julia Donaldson's The Gruffalo

Learn how to make the costume at The Educator's Spin On It.
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Learn how to make the costume at The Educator's Spin On It.

43. Tintin and Captain Haddock from Hergé's The Adventures of Tintin series

44. Randle Patrick McMurphy and Mildred Ratched from Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

@rjdanielhanna and I in our Halloween regalia #NurseRatty #McMurphy #bathroomselfie

46. Mr. Twit from Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake's The Twits

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47. Madeline from Ludwig Bemelmans' Madeline

48. Princess Elizabeth from Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko's The Paper Bag Princess

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49. The Cat and Sam from Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham

Learn how to make the costumes at MADE.
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Learn how to make the costumes at MADE.