If your younger child loves to read, this article will share some new great books you may want to consider as Christmas presents this year. Books also make great stocking stuffers!
Recommended Holiday Books for Young Readers
Dewey’s Christmas at the Library by Vicki Myron and Bret Witter is the newest adventure in the NYT bestselling series about Dewey, the library cat. It is Dewey’s first Christmas and inside the library, Dewey longs to be part of the holiday fun! After some silly misadventures, Dewey finds a way to add his “own” special touch to his beloved Christmas tree. Certainly, young readers will enjoy the antics of Dewey, our favorite library cat! Cost: $16.99
Olivia Clause by Kama Einhorm teaches young readers lessons in giving. Olivia is a cute little pig, and this story Olivia learns the true meaning of Christmas, how to not only give, but to give back what has been missing. Cost: $16.99.
Late for School by actor/author Steve Martin comes with a CD and is a story of love, danger, adventure, and laughs of the journey to school. The CD includes Martin on the banjo, singing the story using a bluegrass twist. Cost: $19.99
Scumble by Ingrid Law is a companion book to the bestselling Newberry Honor book Savvy. It’s been 9 years since Mib’s first journey and now her cousin Ledge turns 13. It’s soon revealed that Ledge’s savvy is much stronger than anyone expected. Cost $16.99.
Old Bear and His Cub by Olivier Dunrea is about how much Old Bear loves his little Cub and makes sure he eats all of his porridge and takes a nap during their snowy walk. Little Cub not one likes being told what to do with the exception of Old’ Bear, whom he always listens to. So, when Old Bear catches a cold, its little cub who knows just what to do for his friend. Cost $16.99
Any one of these books will enhance reading skills and bring enjoyment. Reading should be fun and encouraged in young readers, as good reading skills are the backbone to successful learning in every other subject.
All of these books are available in bookstores everywhere and costs may vary from store to store.
Personal reviews of the books