Spooky pictures from classic stories and poems — Color them for Halloween!
Each picture is available both as a printout and as an interactive coloring page.
- First click on the picture you want.
- Then either:
- Print it for coloring on paper, or
- Click on the link under the large picture (where it says “color this picture online”) to go to the interactive coloring page for that picture.
From the cover of a 1901 edition of Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula.
The Wicked Witch of the West melts after Dorothy pours water on her. Based on an illustration in the original edition of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum.
Glinda the Good Witch, from the original edition of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum.
From Washington Irving’s story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Based on an 1864 illustration by the artist Emanuel Leutze, best known for his oil painting Washington Crossing the Delaware.
In The Invisible Man, a novel by H. G. Wells, the main character discovers the secret of invisibility—but he can’t figure out how to reverse it and become visible again!
The Jabberwock is an imaginary creature in the poem “Jabberwocky”, from Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.
Can you find the hidden pictures of a raven, a man, and a skeleton in this illustration of the Edgar Allan Poe poem? (Based on a metal engraving from 1884.)
A picture of two witches based on a drawing by Peronet Lamy in an illuminated manuscript from 1451. The witches here probably weren’t playing quidditch!
Martians attack the Earth in this story by H. G. Wells. The picture is based on Warwick Goble’s artwork in Pearson’s Magazine, where the novel was first published (1897).
King Lycaon is turned into a wolf by Zeus, as seen in this picture based on a 1589 engraving by the artist Hendrik Goltzius.
Check out the Enchanted Blog’s Halloween issue. Try our Halloween and Day of the Dead activities!
Also contains a brief history of the Jack-o’-lantern!