Christmas is a huge holiday. There is not one person who does not know that Christmas is on December 25th each year. It is a seasonal, festive holiday that includes friends and families alike. Below find 12 wonderful Christmas books to enjoy during this season or any time of year.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
An obvious choice, but such a classic. The story is how the Christmas spirit is about more than just presents and material things. For kids of all ages!
Christmas in the Trenches by John McCutcheon
This story is for the older kids, 10 and up. Set in 1914 war-time. Soldiers hold off on fighting for a night all in the Christmas spirit. A powerful Christmas story.
Toot & Puddle: Let it Snow by Holly Hobbie
Two “pet-pals”, one shy and one outgoing, try to find the “perfect” Christmas gift for each other. A great kids book from 2-6 year olds.
The Great Christmas Cookie Swap Cookbook from “Goodhousekeeping”
Different, fabulous Christmas cookie recipes from places around the globe with hints, shortcuts, decorating tips and more. Adults.
My Christmas Adventure Book
This is a book about YOU. You send in your child’s name and they put his or her name in the story. Your child will ride with Santa while he gives out gifts all over the world. Great for ages 2 – 6.
Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas by Jane O’Connor
A popular and fun series, Fancy Nancy has a a way of making things right. Schools have these books in their libraries, and this Christmas book does not disappoint. “When her fancy Christmas tree topper breaks, threatening to ruin Christmas”, Fancy Nancy figures out a way to not let it ruin the holiday. Ages 5 – 9.
Letters from Father Christmas by J.R.R Tolken
December of every year, a letter from the North Pole would arrive for Tolken’s kids. The letter was from Father Christmas with pictures and fantastic stories. A wonderful classic. For all ages.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
An absolute classic and a must. If you don’t know this story wit the three spirits that visit Scrooge, you have been living in a closet! A fabulous tale for young and old.
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore
Another classic (poem) about a visit from Santa. All ages.
Snowmen at Christmas by Caralyn Buehner
While kids sleep, the snowmen and snow-women wander around town during the Christmas season. A visit from Santa and pretty pictures. Ages 2 – 4.
The Christmas Secret by Donna Vanliere
This book, only a year old, is a newer Christmas story. It’s about a single mom who does a good deed even though she has her own troubles.
The Twelve Days of Christmas by Jan Brett
A book with the words from the song and fantastic pictures which make the song, and this book so special.