Happy Halloween: TOP 10 Favorite Literary Costumes

In the spirit of Halloween and all things books, I’ve gathered my top 10 Halloween costumes that are absolutely perfect for any hardcore bookworm. I hope these can give you some inspiration for your own literary inspired costume!

#10 Max and a Wild Thing from Maurice Sendak’s Where The Wild Things Are

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#9 An Old Man and a C in honor of Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea

#8 Hermione Granger from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series (I couldn’t have this list without at least one HP costume!)

#7 Buttercup and Westley from William Goldman’s The Princess Bride

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#6 Ms. Frizzle from Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen’s The Magic School Bus

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#5 Marla and Tyler from Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club

#4 Dorian Gray (and his picture) from Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray

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#3 Fly Guy from Tedd Arnold’s Fly Guy series

#2 (I lied. There’s another Harry Potter one, I had to!) Dobby from The Harry Potter series!

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#1 Call me biased but — my dog Zola, as a handmaid from Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale!


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