10/31/2013 10:08 am ET

Awkward Family Halloween Photos Are More Trick Than Treat

Family Halloween costumes can be clever and outstandingly imaginative. But sometimes, they're just awkward.

From a too-literal take on a rainbow to an unintentionally sinister elephant herd, these group getups, curated by the folks at Awkward Family Photos, run the gamut from cringeworthy to straightforwardly spooky.

For enough awkwardness to last you through Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and beyond, check out Awkward Family Photos' new book, Awkward Family Holiday Photos.

Awkward Family Photos: Halloween Edition