Christmas has a unique meaning for children, and they look forward to it the most. How should they not? They do, and besides, receive gifts from Santa Claus. But Christmas spirit is about more than just giving gifts and decorating the house. Your children will be on vacation throughout the Christmas season and will most likely spend their time playing. Why don’t you gift them some exciting books to beckon the Christmas spirit?
Read these amazing facts to your children to help them understand the holidays. We would recommend them to also share some wonderful Christmas joy and enjoy the festival with friends and relatives.
Let’s take a look at the best and most recent Christmas books for children. Read on to find out which are these innocent and pure Christmas reads!
Best Christmas Books for Children
5 More Sleeps ‘Til Christmas
If you’re looking for a book to gift the young bookworm in the house, ‘5 More Sleeps ‘Till Christmas’ is the best option. A wonderful addition to any holiday book collection, Jimmy Fallon dabbles in a territory other than talk shows and succeeds. This pretty picture book spins the story of a child who is looking forward to the festival and keeps a countdown. And when the day arrives, he looks forward to the next Christmas by setting the countdown to 364 days until the next holiday.
The war and inviting visuals accompanied by the protagonist’s endearing excitement for Christmas make it a great read for eager preschoolers and toddlers. Fallon’s attempt to capture childhood naivete and innocence is a heartwarming example of why we still are pumped up about Christmas in the first place. Hear the author read from his book in a picturesque video clip here!
It’s A Wonderful Life: The Illustrated Holiday
Author- Paul Ruditis
This lovely illustrated storybook brings readers back to the village of Bedford Falls to witness George dream big, fall in love, and learn the crucial lesson that “no man is a failure who has friends,” as it retells the story of the 1946 classic film through charming original artwork. This picture book, like the film, can be enjoyed by the entire family and is the ideal Christmas present for young readers who love to polish off lovely illustrations on a winter night by the fireplace.
All the Colors of Christmas
Author- Matthew Paul Turner
In a poetic study of what makes the season so colorful, enchanting, and personal to our hearts, the best-selling author of When God Made You and When I Pray for You portrays the beauty of Christmas. Matthew Paul Turner embraces the Christmas season, particularly the colors associated with the holiday and all the unforgettable experiences associated with those vivid hues, in his characteristic way. You can buy the hardcore copy of this holiday classic, here!
12 Days of Christmas
Illustrator- Lara Hawthorne
The Twelve Days of Christmas, a well-loved traditional poem beautifully illustrated by Laura Hawthorne, is a wonderful way to celebrate the magic of Christmas. Take a stroll through each stunning scene, which is rich with details that will transport you to the sights, sounds, and smells of the holiday season. It’s ideal for reading with your profound affection.
The Christmas Choir is the second volume in the series, which elegantly displays beloved Christmas tunes. Don’t overlook the first book in the series, Silent Night.
The Miracle on Ebenezer Street
Author- Catherine Doyle
Look no further than Catherine Doyle’s ‘The Miracle on Ebeneezer Street’ if you’re searching for a new festive middle grade to start a Christmas Eve reading tradition. George will be spending his third Christmas away from his mother. His father has refused to celebrate Christmas since her death, and it appears that the season’s color and festive happiness have vanished forever.
After discovering a weird shop managed by Marley and obtaining a snow globe, George, his father, and his grandmother are whisked away on an adventure through Christmas past, present, and future in order to change George’s father’s Scrooge-like tendencies.
Jack and Santa
Author- Mac Barnett
When Jack discovers that he is on Santa’s bad list, he fears that he will receive coal. But Jack is looking for presents, and he wants a lot of them. Will Jack be able to persuade Santa that he isn’t as evil as he seems?
Introducing to the hilarious and irreverent world of Jack, a new early reader series by Mac Barnett and Greg Pizzoli, New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors, Jack and Santa will end up charming you with its tongue-in-cheek humour and Jack’s brilliant manoeuvres to make Santa agree!
Elf: The Classic Illustrated Storybook
Author- David Berenbaum
In this beautiful picture book for readers of all ages, rediscover Buddy the Elf’s Christmas cheer! Buddy the Elf has the most Christmas-sy spirit of all the elves at the North Pole, yet he’s quite the misfit. Buddy then discovers that he is a human and that his father is on the Naughty List! He heads out for New York City, determined to bring his father some holiday pleasure. Can Buddy trust his new family to help him save the day when Santa runs into trouble on Christmas Eve?
This modern holiday tale has a timeless flavor thanks to Kim Smith’s charming graphics. All of the film’s memorable moments and laugh-out-loud phrases are included.
Christmas is not only the time that calls for celebration but also some awesome learning. These learnings can be located in many forms through tales and books about the history and myths of the culture. Hence, for children to know this since their young childhood is important for their faith system and moral character.
Therefore, we recommend you introduce your kids to this amazing set of books that are quite easy to interpret as well! This will make learning even more fun and magical. After all, it’s the Christmas spirit that stands for celebrations and sharing!
You can also check out more Christmas books for Children like Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol and more. Do not hesitate to click here to find out more books and film recommendations for inquisitive little minds!
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