Get in the Spirit With These Christmas Books for Kids!
The holiday season is just around the corner, which means it’s time to get in the spirit with these Christmas books for kids! One of the best ways to get in the spirit is by reading some Christmas books, and these books are sure to evoke the spirit of the holiday season and delight your little ones.
Why read Christmas books for kids?
Christmas is a time for family, friends, and fun, and there is no better way to celebrate than by curling up with your favorite Christmas book! But why are Christmas books so important? They’re not just for kids; adults and children alike can read books about Christmas to understand the full meaning of Christmas and see that there is joy in the world.
1. Terry Treetop and the Christmas Star
by Tali Carmi & Mindy Liang
Terry Treetop is a red-headed, freckled young boy who loves to climb trees. When Terry and his dad find Sammy, a small, helpless squirrel in danger, Terry runs out into the snow to help. By putting his famous tree-climbing talents to good use, will Terry be able to save the squirrel so that everyone can enjoy a truly merry Christmas?Free on Amazon Free on Apple Books Free on Nook Free on Kobo
2. The Yule Cat
by Eldritch Black
Strange rumors are flying around Maisie Crompton’s small mountain town on the night before Christmas Eve. Some people say that a big tiger is roaming the snowy meadows. Others say that it’s a monster. When Maisie finds herself crossing the path of the Yule Cat—a fearsome mythical creature—a game of cat-and-mouse ensues as the Yule Cat tries to collect snacks for its winter feast.Free on Amazon Free on Apple Books Free on Nook Free on Kobo
3. Christmas Stories: Fun Christmas Stories for Kids
by Arnie Lightning
This special collection of Christmas stories are sure to get you and your family in the Christmas spirit. With moral lessons, colorful illustrations for young readers, and hilarious jokes, these stories will have everyone laughing! The stories included are great, quick bedtime stories and cute tales to be read aloud with family and friends. Have your children practice their reading skills with these holiday stories!Free on Amazon Free on Apple Books Free on Nook Free on Kobo
4. The Polar Express
by Chris Van Allsburg
Join a young boy as he embarks on a journey to the North Pole. Along the way, he’ll come across dark forests, tall mountains and even a desert of ice. But this is no ordinary train ride – it’s The Polar Express, taking our protagonist to the city atop the world, where he’ll make his Christmas wish. Read this 1986 Caldecott Medal Winner before watching the 2004 film with your kids!Buy on Amazon Buy on Apple Books Buy on Nook Buy on Kobo Buy on Google Play
5. Turkey Claus
by Wendi Silvano & Lee Harper
Turkey made it through Thanksgiving, but now he has to make it through Christmas, too! Deciding that asking Santa for help is the only thing to do, Turkey starts his journey to the North Pole. But getting in to see Santa at Christmastime isn’t as easy as he thought it would be. With Santa’s help, Turkey has a disguise that just might get him through the holiday season!Buy on Amazon
6. How to Celebrate Christmas!
by P.K. Hallinan
Explore the Christmas Holiday with this beautifully illustrated picture book! With simple words and bright pictures, this book will help teach your kids that there is more to Christmas than just gift-giving. From the first shopping trip of the holiday season to spending time with loved ones on Christmas day, How to Celebrate Christmas! will help children fully understand the true meaning of this most special of holidays.Buy on Amazon Buy on Apple Books Buy on Nook Buy on Kobo Buy on Google Play
7. The Night I Met Father Christmas
by Ben Miller
Jackson knows all about Father Christmas’ magic power, secret workshop, and his flying reindeer. But there’s one thing he doesn’t know: how Father Christmas became Father Christmas. This all changes when Jackson has a chance to meet him and hear his story. The story may not be what Jackson anticipates, but as Father Christmas tells him, no good story ever is.Buy on Amazon Buy on Apple Books Buy on Nook Buy on Kobo Buy on Google Play
8. The Dragon’s Christmas Gift
by Terence O’Grady
Dragons Bostwick and Mortimer live in a cave that overlooks a nearby village. As Christmas arrives, so does a winter storm. With an avalanche looming, the villagers are suddenly in danger. With a disaster of mythical proportions approaching, only two mythical beasts have the power to stop it and save Christmas while discovering the true meaning of “peace on earth, good will to all”.Buy on Amazon Buy on Apple Books Buy on Nook Buy on Kobo
9. Mickey’s Christmas Carol
by Disney Book Group
A Christmas classic with a Disney twist! Ebenezer Scrooge doesn’t understand why everyone is so cheerful around Christmas time. Rich and greedy, Scrooge doesn’t even want to let his clerk, Bob Cratchit, spend time with his family on Christmas Eve. But when Scrooge goes home late one night, a ghost tells him that he will be visited by three spirits. Will the spirits teach Scrooge the true meaning of Christmas?Buy on Amazon Buy on Apple Books Buy on Nook Buy on Kobo Buy on Google Play
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