Inside: This winter add one of these top 12 Christmas stories for kids to your family’s library.
Whether or not your kids enjoy reading books, Christmastime is the perfect season to revive storytelling.
There’s something about the festivities and the wonder of the season that draws children to Christmas books.
Even kids who don’t usually want to read books will enjoy listening to these books.
Read on below to find the perfect Christmas book to buy or borrow from the library!
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The Best Christmas Books For Kids
There’s a reason why The Berenstain Bears have become classic stories for kids; they’re entertaining, lovable and always teach a valuable lesson. In The Berenstain Bears and the Joy Of Giving, Brother and Sister learn through experience that giving presents can be just as much fun as getting them!
Llama Llama Jingle Bells is a perfect Christmas story for toddlers and preschoolers. This short board book talks about some of the fun activities Llama Llama does before Christmas arrives.
Bear Stays Up For Christmas is a sweet story for young children about Bear and his friends. Even though Bear is supposed to be hibernating, his friends come to his lair to keep him awake so they can all celebrate Christmas together. If your child loves these books, this is definitely a fun story to add to your Christmas collection.
The Christmas Wish is the story of a little girl named Anja, who more than anything, wants to be one of Santa’s elves. This magical Christmas story has beautiful photographs that engage kids and parents. It’s a lengthy story, so its best for older kids who have a long attention span. This Christmas book is a delightful story to read to your children each year.
Turkey Claus is a spinoff of the original children’s book, Turkey Trouble. When Christmastime rolls around, Turkey finally thinks he’s safe until he realizes he’s supposed to be the main dish for Christmas dinner! This time, Turkey knows exactly who can help… Have the kids gather around to read this silly Christmas story that’s sure to bring smiles to their faces.
Little Blue Truck’s Christmas is a perfect Christmas book for preschoolers. Follow along as Little Blue delivers Christmas trees to some of his best friends. This Christmas book has adorable illustrations, great rhymes, and works on counting from one to five.
If your kids are a little mischevious, How To Catch An Elf is a perfect Christmas book for them! They’ll love seeing all the ways kids try to catch a little Christmas elf. This book is cute, colorful and great for young kids.
Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree is a fun Christmas book for kids of all ages! Mr. Willowby gets the best Christmas tree, but there’s one problem…it’s just a bit too big, so he cuts off the top. This little treetop is given to his maid, who cuts off the top as well and on and on the story goes. Kids will love meeting all the lovable characters in this Christmas story plus the fun ending too!
Pete The Cat Saves Christmas tells the story of how Santa Claus gets sick right before the big day and Christmas is nearly ruined! Don’t worry, Santa Claus knows he can count on Pete The Cat to save Christmas. Pete the Cat fans will love this Christmas story and the simple sing-along style of this book.
Olive, The Other Reindeer is bound to be an instant classic Christmas story for kids! In this story Olive, a dog, suddenly thinks she’s actually a reindeer and heads off to the North Pole to report to Santa Claus. When she gets there she’s just in time to fly off with Santa and his other reindeer. During the flight, the group runs into lots of sleigh trouble but Olive is there to help. She and her amazing dog skills end up saving Christmas!
The Jolly Christmas Postman is a fun story of the postman and his deliveries during Christmastime to all the children’s story characters. This book is imaginative and interactive, with each person’s letter included in the book. This is one of those books your kids can’t wait to read again next Christmas.
If You Take A Mouse To The Movies is a must have for all Laura Numeroff fans. In this book, the little mouse goes to the movies, buys popcorn and gets all ready for Christmas. Kids will love seeing how one thing leads to another in this festive Christmas book.
What’s your family’s favorite Christmas book? Let me know in the comments below.