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The Best Children’s Christmas Books

“What are the best Children’s books about Christmas?” We looked at 402 of the top Christmas Kids books, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 27 titles, all appearing on 3 or more “Best Christmas Children’s” book lists, are ranked below by how many lists they appear on. The remaining 350+ titles, as well as the lists we used are in alphabetical order at the bottom of the page.

Happy Scrolling!



Top 27 Best Children’s Christmas Books Of All Time



27 .) A Piñata in a Pine Tree written by Pat Mora and Magaly Morales

	A Piñata in a Pine Tree

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Colours Of Us
  • The Barefoot Mommy

In this adaptation of the folk song “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” friends exchange such gifts as a piñata and “cuatro luminarias.” Includes pronunciation and glossary of Spanish words and a description of Christmas foods and other holiday traditions from different Latin American countries.…




26 .) Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree written by Robert E. Barry

	Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree

Lists It Appears On:

  • EW
  • Goodreads
  • Stewardship

Mr. Willowby’s Christmas tree is too tall, so he trims off the top and gives the top to the upstairs maid for her tree, and she finds it too tall, so she cuts off the top, which the gardener uses for his tree, but it is too tall …




25 .) Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer written by Robert L. May

	Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Medium
  • Real Simple

Although the other reindeer laugh at him because of his bright red nose, Rudolph proves his worth when he is chosen to lead Santa Claus’ sleigh on a foggy night.




24 .) The All-I’ll-Ever-Want Christmas Doll written by Patricia C. McKissack and Jerry Pinkney

	The All-I’ll-Ever-Want Christmas Doll

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Book Riot
  • The Barefoot Mommy

During the Depression, three young sisters get one baby doll for Christmas and must find a way to share.




23 .) The Christmas Eve Tree written by Delia Huddy, illustrated by Emily Sutton

	The Christmas Eve Tree

Lists It Appears On:

  • Happiness Is Here Blog
  • Junior Magazine
  • Romper

When the ugly little fir tree is taken to the city, no one wants to buy him; they prefer the big tall trees. But a homeless boy asks the shopkeeper if he can take the tree, and down by the river in a cardboard box, decorated with a few candles, the tree finds itself at the centre of a magical Christmas Eve it will never forget. A Christmas tale with a classic feel but a modern theme at its heart.…




22 .) The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey written by Susan Wojciechowski

	The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Goodreads
  • Medium

The widow McDowell and her seven-year-old son Thomas ask the gruff Jonathan Toomey, the best wood-carver in the valley, to carve the figures for a Christmas creche.




21 .) The Crippled Lamb written by Max Lucado

	The Crippled Lamb

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Simple Moments Stick
  • Whats Up Fagans

A lamb who has always felt different and sad because of his black spots and his limp, feels his true worth when he is called upon to help keep the baby Jesus warm.




20 .) The Elf on the Shelf written by Carol V. Aebersold, Chanda A. Bell, and Coë Steinwart

	The Elf on the Shelf

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Parenting
  • The Spruce

An elf who works for and reports to Santa Claus helps children to be on their best behavior.




19 .) The Little Match Girl written by Hans Christian Andersen and Jerry Pinkney

	The Little Match Girl

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Goodreads
  • Medium




18 .) The Wild Christmas Reindeer written by Jan Brett

	The Wild Christmas Reindeer

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • BuzzFeed
  • Parenting

After a few false starts, Teeka discovers the best way to get Santa’s reindeer ready for Christmas Eve.




17 .) Tree of Cranes written by Allen Say

	Tree of Cranes

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Colours Of Us
  • The Barefoot Mommy

In this radiant tale, a young boy in Japan celebrates his very first Christmas. Two cultures joyously combine for the day as the boy’s mother shares a glimpse of her American childhood with her son. Allen Say’s glowing watercolors and affecting words paint a story rich with the holiday spirit — a story of family, of giving, of goodwill, and the hope for peace.




16 .) A Charlie Brown Christmas written by Charles M. Schulz

	A Charlie Brown Christmas

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Goodreads
  • Real Simple
  • Stewardship

Surrounded by other kids with extremely commercial ideas about Christmas, Charlie Brown struggles to understand the true spirit of the holiday.




15 .) Father Christmas written by Raymond Briggs

	Father Christmas

Lists It Appears On:

  • Junior Magazine
  • Penguin
  • The Guardian
  • The School Run

Introduces us to a rather grumpy Father Christmas. In this book, Father Christmas has awoken from a dream of summer sun to discover it is December 24th, Christmas Eve – the start of his longest night’s work of the year.




14 .) Snowmen at Christmas written by Caralyn Buehner and Mark Buehner

	Snowmen at Christmas

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Goodreads
  • Parenting
  • Real Simple




13 .) The Girl Who Saved Christmas written by Matt Haig

	The Girl Who Saved Christmas

Lists It Appears On:

  • Childhood 101
  • Read Brightly
  • Real Simple
  • The Childrens Book review

If magic has a beginning, can it also have an end? When Amelia wants a wish to come true she knows just the man to ask – Father Christmas. But the magic she wants to believe in is starting to fade, and Father Christmas has more than impossible wishes to worry about. Upset elves, reindeers dropping out of the sky, angry trolls and the chance that Christmas might be cancelled. But Amelia isn’t just any ordinary girl. And – as Father Christmas is going to find out – if Christmas is going to be saved, he might not be able to do it alone .




12 .) The Legend of the Poinsettia written by Tomie dePaola

	The Legend of the Poinsettia

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • BuzzFeed
  • Colours Of Us
  • EW

When Lucida is unable to finish her gift for the Baby Jesus in time for the Christmas procession, a miracle enables her to offer the beautiful flower we now call the poinsettia.




11 .) Dream Snow written by Eric Carle

	Dream Snow

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Junior Magazine
  • Parenting
  • Stewardship
  • The Spruce

In this musical and sound effects book, a farmer celebrates Christmas after the first snowfall.




10 .) Olive, the Other Reindeer written by J. Otto Seibold and Vivian Walsh

	Olive, the Other Reindeer

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot
  • BuzzFeed
  • Goodreads
  • Parenting
  • The Spruce

Thinking that “all of the other reindeer” she hears people singing about include her, Olive the dog reports to the North Pole to help Santa Claus on Christmas Eve.




9 .) Room for a Little One: A Christmas Tale written by Martin Waddell

	Room for a Little One: A Christmas Tale

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • Goodreads
  • Parenting
  • The Spruce
  • Whats Up Fagans

Kind Ox welcomes Old Dog, Stray Cat, Small Mouse, Tired Donkey, and finally the baby Jesus into his stable on the first Christmas night.




8 .) The Best Christmas Pageant Ever written by Barbara Robinson

	The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Book Riot
  • EW
  • Medium
  • Stewardship

The six mean Herdman kids lie, steal, smoke cigars (even the girls) and then become involved in the community Christmas pageant.




7 .) The Jolly Christmas Postman written by Janet and Allan Ahlberg

	The Jolly Christmas Postman

Lists It Appears On:

  • Creative Bloq
  • Junior Magazine
  • Penguin
  • The Book People
  • The Guardian
  • The School Run

A Jolly Postman delivers Christmas cards to several famous fairy-tale characters. Each card may be removed from its envelope page and read separately.




6 .) The Twelve Days of Christmas written by Jan Brett

	The Twelve Days of Christmas

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • Junior Magazine
  • Read Brightly
  • Real Simple
  • The Barefoot Mommy
  • The School Run

A young woman’s true love sends her extravagant gifts on each of the twelve days of Christmas.




5 .) A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens

	A Christmas Carol

Lists It Appears On:

  • BuzzFeed
  • EW
  • Junior Magazine
  • Medium
  • Penguin
  • Real Simple
  • Stewardship

Una grabacion completa por un elenco de artistas, en espa?ol, de la obra clasica de Charles Dickens Un Cuento de Navidad (A Christmas Carol). Se le da la oportunidad a un hombre llamado Scrooge de cambiar un destino maldito por ser tomado en un viaje a traves del tiempo por los fantasmas de las Navidades pasadas, presentes, y futuras.…




4 .) The Snowman written by Raymond Briggs

	The Snowman

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Book Riot
  • BuzzFeed
  • Creative Bloq
  • Medium
  • Penguin
  • The School Run

When his snowman comes to life, a little boy invites him home and in return is taken on a flight high above the countryside.




3 .) The Night Before Christmas written by Clement C. Moore, illustrated by Lindsay Dale-Scott

	The Night Before Christmas

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • BuzzFeed
  • Colours Of Us
  • EW
  • Goodreads
  • Junior Magazine
  • Parenting
  • Real Simple
  • Romper
  • Stewardship
  • The School Run

Presents the well-known poem about an important Christmas visitor.




2 .) The Polar Express written by Chris Van Allsburg

	The Polar Express

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • BuzzFeed
  • EW
  • Globe Totting
  • Goodreads
  • Medium
  • Parenting
  • Real Simple
  • Stewardship
  • The Guardian
  • The Spruce

A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus.




1 .) How the Grinch Stole Christmas! written by Dr. Seuss

	How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Book Riot
  • BuzzFeed
  • EW
  • Happiness Is Here Blog
  • Junior Magazine
  • Medium
  • Parenting
  • Read Brightly
  • Real Simple
  • Stewardship
  • The Spruce

The Grinch tries to stop Christmas from arriving by stealing all the presents and food from the village, but much to his surprise it comes anyway.




 


The 350+ Additional Best Christmas Kids Books For The Holiday Season



 

#BooksAuthorsLists
28‘Twas NochebuenaRoseanne Greeenfield Thong and Sara PalaciosColours Of Us
The Barefoot Mommy
29Alfie’s ChristmasShirley HughesPenguin
The School Run
30An Angel Just Like MeMary Hoffman, Ying-Hwa Hu,‎ and Cornelius Van WrightBook Bub
Colours Of Us
31Bear Stays Up for ChristmasKarma Wilson and Jane ChapmanBook Bub
Real Simple
32Christmas in the MangerNola Buck and Felicia BondBook Bub
Whats Up Fagans
33Father Christmas Needs A Wee!Nicholas AllanGlobe Totting
The School Run
34Grace at ChristmasMary Hoffman, Cornelius Van Wright, and Ying-Hwa HuColours Of Us
The Barefoot Mommy
35Grandma’s GiftEric VelasquezColours Of Us
The Barefoot Mommy
36Humphrey’s First Christmas 
Simple Moments Stick
Whats Up Fagans
37I Got The Christmas SpiritConnie Schofield-Morrison, illustrated by Frank MorrisonRomper
The Childrens Book review
38Letters From Father ChristmasJ.R.R. TolkienMedium
The School Run
39Little Christmas TreeJessica Courtney-TickleRomper
The Childrens Book review
40Merry Christmas, Mouse! (If You Give…)Laura Numeroff and Felicia BondBook Bub
Stewardship
41Miracle on 133rd StreetSonia Manzano and Marjorie PricemanColours Of Us
The Barefoot Mommy
42Miracle on 34th StreetValentine DaviesMedium
The Childrens Book review
43Mog’s ChristmasJudith KerrJunior Magazine
The Guardian
44Morris’s Disappearing BagRosemary WellsBuzzFeed
Stewardship
45Mortimer’s Christmas MangerKarma WilsonGoodreads
Whats Up Fagans
46Nutcracked Childhood 101
Read Brightly
47Olivia Helps With ChristmasIan FalconerParenting
Real Simple
48One Night In BethlehemJill Roman LordGoodreads
Stewardship
49Pete the Cat’s 12 Groovy Days of ChristmasKimberly and James DeanParenting
Romper
50Song of the Stars: A Christmas StorySally Lloyd-Jones
Happiness Is Here Blog
Whats Up Fagans
51Stick ManJulia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
Happiness Is Here Blog
Real Simple
52The Animals’ Christmas Eve 
Happiness Is Here Blog
Whats Up Fagans
53The Christmas Gift/El regalo de NavidadFrancisco Jiménez and Claire B. CottsColours Of Us
The Barefoot Mommy
54The Christmasaurus Parenting
The Childrens Book review
55The Empty StockingRichard CurtisJunior Magazine
The School Run
56The Gift of the MagiO. HenryGoodreads
Medium
57The Legend of St. Nicholas bPhoto Art
Simple Moments Stick
58The NutcrackerSusan JeffersBook Bub
BuzzFeed
59The Nutcracker in HarlemT.E. McMorrow and James RansomeBook Bub
The Barefoot Mommy
60The Story of ChristmasPatricia A. PingryGoodreads
Whats Up Fagans
61The Story of Holly & IvyRumer GoddenBuzzFeed
The Guardian
62The Very First ChristmasPaul L. MaierGoodreads
Whats Up Fagans
63The Year of the Perfect Christmas TreeGloria Houston and‎ Barbara CooneyBook Bub
BuzzFeed
64This is the StableCynthia Cotten
Simple Moments Stick
Whats Up Fagans
65Too Many TamalesGary Soto and Ed MartinezBook Bub
The Barefoot Mommy
66What is ChristmasMichelle Medlock AdamsGoodreads
Whats Up Fagans
67‘Twas the Evening of ChristmasGlenys NellistWhats Up Fagans
68A Bear Called Paddington Creative Bloq
69A Boy Called Christmas The Girl Who Saved Christmas Father Christmas and Me The Truth PixieMatt HaigThe School Run
70A Child’s Christmas In WalesDylan ThomasJunior Magazine
71A Christmas Advent StoryIvy SnowRomper
72A Christmas for Bear Read Brightly
73A Christmas MemoryTruman CapoteMedium
74A Christmas StoryBrain WildsmithThe School Run
75A Christmas Wish EW
76A Christmas Wish for Corduroy Read Brightly
77A Letter from Santa ClausMark TwainMedium
78A Little House Christmas Treasury Childhood 101
79A Season of Joy: Favorite Stories and Poems for ChristmasDaniel San SouciGoodreads
80A Star for JesusCrystal BowmanWhats Up Fagans
81A World of Cookies for SantaM.E. Furman and Susan Gal
The Barefoot Mommy
82Advent Storybook: 24 Stories to Share Before ChristmasAntonie SchneiderWhats Up Fagans
83Aliens love Panta ClausClaire FreedmanThe School Run
84All I Want For ChristmasRachel BrightJunior Magazine
85All Is Merry And BrightJeffrey Burton, illustrated by Don ClarkRomper
86All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah Parenting
87Amazing Grace Colours Of Us
88Amazing PeaceMaya AngelouMedium
89An Aboriginal Carol Colours Of Us
90Angelina’s ChristmasKatharine HolabirdBuzzFeed
91Animalphabet Standard
92
Atlas of Adventures: A collection of natural wonders
 Globe Totting
93Auntie ClausElise PrimaveraBook Bub
94BabushkaDawn CaseyGoodreads
95Baby Santa and the Gift of GivingM. Maitland DeLandGoodreads
96Bah! Humbug!Michael RosenThe School Run
97Beautiful Birds Globe Totting
98Belle & Boo and the Very Merry ChristmasMandy SutcliffeThe School Run
99Between Tick and Tock Standard
100Beyond the Surface Globe Totting
101Bravo, Grace! Colours Of Us
102Caillou, Lights Out!Anne ParadisGoodreads
103Captain Underpants Globe Totting
104Carl’s ChristmasAlexandra DayBuzzFeed
105Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Creative Bloq
106Charlotte’s Web Globe Totting
107Christmas AlphabetRobert SabudaGoodreads
108Christmas AngelsCrystal BowmanWhats Up Fagans
109Christmas Around the World Colours Of Us
110Christmas Day in the MorningPearl S. BuckMedium
111Christmas Farm 
Happiness Is Here Blog
112Christmas for Greta and GracieYasmeen IsmailJunior Magazine
113Christmas in Cooperstown: Ballpark Mysteries 
The Childrens Book review
114Christmas Night, Fair and Bright 
Happiness Is Here Blog
115Christmas Stories Read Brightly
116Christmas TapestryPatricia PolaccoGoodreads
117Christmas TreesRobert FrostMedium
118Christmas with the Chrystals and Other StoriesNoel StreatfeildPenguin
119Christmas with the SavagesMary ClivePenguin
120Construction Night On Christmas NightSherri Dusker Rinker, illustrated by AG FordRomper
121Construction Site on Christmas Night 
The Childrens Book review
122Countdown to Christmas The Book People
123Coyote Christmas: A Lakota StoryS.D. Nelson
The Barefoot Mommy
124Crafted for Greatness EW
125Crafty LlamaMike Kerr, Illustrated by Renata LiwskaRomper
126Damon and The Magic Christmas Tree Colours Of Us
127
Dear Santa: I Know It Looks Bad, But It Wasn’t My Fault
 Parenting
128December’s Gift: An Interfaith Holiday StoryAshley Smith-Santos, Stasie Bitton, and Sandra Salsbury
The Barefoot Mommy
129Deck the Halls, We’re Off the Walls Childhood 101
130Demon RoadDerek Landy
Virgin Media Television
131Diary of a Time Traveller Globe Totting
132Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old SchoolJeff Kinney
Virgin Media Television
133
Disney It’s A Small World: Christmas Around the World
 Colours Of Us
134Doctor Who: Twelve Doctors of Christmas Childhood 101
135Dragon Post Standard
136Dragons Love Tacos Globe Totting
137EcclesiastesCynthia RylantRomper
138Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas TraditionCarol Aebersold and Chanda BellReal Simple
139Elijah’s Angel: A Story for Chanukah and ChristmasMichael J. Rosen and Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson
The Barefoot Mommy
140Ella Bella Ballerina and the NutcrackerJames MayhewThe School Run
141Elmer’s ChristmasDavid McKeeJunior Magazine
142Emily Brown and Father ChristmasCressida CowellThe School Run
143Encore, Grace! Colours Of Us
144Enid Blyton’s Christmas Stories Childhood 101
145Enid Blyton’s Christmas Tales Childhood 101
146Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas Parenting
147Father Christmas’s Fake BeardTerry PratchettPenguin
148Forever XGeraldine McCaughreanThe Guardian
149Four TalesPhilip PullmanThe Guardian
150Franklin and Winston: A Christmas That Changed the WorldDouglas WoodGoodreads
151Fright Before Christmas: 13 Tales of Holiday HorrorsShannon DelanyGoodreads
152Gift Boxes to Decorate and Make: Christmas 
The Childrens Book review
153Gifts of the Heart bPhoto Art
154Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American RevolutionMara RockliffGoodreads
155God Bless Us, Every One!: The Story Behind a Christmas CarolJohn Rhys-DaviesGoodreads
156God Gave Us ChristmasLisa Tawn BergrenWhats Up Fagans
157Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls Creative Bloq
158
Goosebumps Most Wanted: The 12 Screams of Christmas
 Childhood 101
159Grace and Family Colours Of Us
160Grandpa’s Great EscapeDavid Wallimas
Virgin Media Television
161Great JoyKate DiCamillo and Bagram IbatoullineBook Bub
162Grimble at ChristmasClement Freud and Quentin BlakePenguin
163Happy Holidays, Pirates: Lift the Flap Book 
The Childrens Book review
164Harold at the North PoleCrockett JohnsonGoodreads
165Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Creative Bloq
166Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth Creative Bloq
167Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins EW
168Hetty Feather’s ChristmasJacqueline WilsonThe School Run
169Hilda and the Troll Creative Bloq
170Home Globe Totting
171Horrible Christmas The School Run
172Horrible Histories Globe Totting
173Horrible Histories Horrible Christmas Childhood 101
174Horrid Henry’s Christmas PresentsFrancesca SimonThe School Run
175House of Secrets Globe Totting
176
Howard B. Wigglebottom and the Power of Giving: A Christmas Story
 bPhoto Art
177I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree Standard
178I Believe in Santa ClausDiane AdamsonGoodreads
179I Know a Lot of Things Creative Bloq
180I Love The Nutcracker: My First Sound BookMarion BillettRomper
181I Love You Through And Through At Christmas, Too!Bernadette Rossetti-Shustak, illustrated by Caroline Jayne ChurchRomper
182I Want My Hat Back Creative Bloq
183Is It Christmas Yet? The Book People
184Itsy Bitsy Christmas: You’re Never Too Little for His LoveMax LucadoWhats Up Fagans
185J is for Jesus: The Sweetest Story Ever ToldCrystal BowmanWhats Up Fagans
186Jesus is BornDebby Anderson (Cuddle and Sing Series)Whats Up Fagans
187Jesus, God’s Great Gift: Biblical Value (I Can Read!)Dennis JonesWhats Up Fagans
188Jesus, Me, and My Christmas TreeCrystal BowmanWhats Up Fagans
189Jingle Bells, At The ZooJeffrey Burton, illustrated by Emma TrithartRomper
190Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (P.S. So Does May)Barbara Park and Denise BrunkusBook Bub
191Joy to the World: Christmas Stories and SongsTomie dePaolo
The Barefoot Mommy
192
Junie B., First Grader: Jingle Bell, Batman Smells! (P.S. So Does May)
 Parenting
193Katie’s London ChristmasJames MayhewThe School Run
194King Island Christmas Colours Of Us
195La Noche Buena: A Christmas Story Colours Of Us
196Last Stop On The Reindeer ExpressMaudie Powell-TuckJunior Magazine
197Li’l Rabbit’s Kwanzaa Parenting
198Lily and the Paper ManRebecca UpjohnGoodreads
199Little Blue Truck’s ChristmasAlice SchertleBook Bub
200Little WomenLouisa May AlcottPenguin
201Llama Llama Holiday Drama Stewardship
202Llama Llama Jingle Bells The Spruce
203Llama, Llama Holiday Drama Read Brightly
204Look and Find: The Holiday Season 
The Childrens Book review
205Lost & Found Creative Bloq
206M is for Whats Up Fagans
207Madeline’s ChristmasLudwig BemelmansJunior Magazine
208Magic Tree House: Christmas in Camelot Childhood 101
209Magnus Chase and the Sword of SummerRick Riordan
Virgin Media Television
210Make & Play NativityJoey ChouJunior Magazine
211Make & Play: Christmas 
The Childrens Book review
212MangerCrystal BowmanWhats Up Fagans
213Maps Globe Totting
214Matilda Creative Bloq
215Meet the Latkes Parenting
216
Merry Christmas from The Very Hungry Caterpillar
 Read Brightly
217Merry Christmas Mom and DadMercer MayerReal Simple
218Merry Christmas, Merry CrowKathi AppeltGoodreads
219Merry Christmas, PookieSandra BoyntonRomper
220Merry Christmas, Strega NonaTomie dePaolaReal Simple
221Minecrafters: Treasure Hunters in Trouble Globe Totting
222Morris Wants MoreJoshua Seigal and Amelie FaliereJunior Magazine
223Mountain Miracle: A Nativity Story Whats Up Fagans
224Mr. Christmas Globe Totting
225Mr. Finnegan’s Giving Chest with CDDan FarrGoodreads
226Mr. Getaway and the Christmas Elves bPhoto Art
227My Christmas Stocking: Filled with God’s LoveCrystal BowmanWhats Up Fagans
228My Fold Out Books 12 Days of ChristmasRoger PriddyReal Simple
229My Headteacher is a Vampire Rat Globe Totting
230N Is for Navidad Colours Of Us
231Nancy Drew Diaries: A Nancy Drew Christmas Childhood 101
232Native American Night Before Christmas Colours Of Us
233Nickel Bay NickDean PitchfordGoodreads
234North Pole Ninjas: Mission: Christmas! 
The Childrens Book review
235
Northern Lights (The Golden Compass): His Dark Materials 1
 Creative Bloq
236
Oh, Yuck! The Encyclopedia of Everything Nasty
 Globe Totting
237Once Upon a Christmas EveKathy-jo WarginGoodreads
238Once Upon a Snowstorm Standard
239One Christmas WishKatherine Rundell, illustrated by Emily SuttonRomper
240One Dog and His Boy Globe Totting
241One Wintry NightRuth Bell GrahamWhats Up Fagans
242Oscar’s Lonely Christmas Childhood 101
243Oskar and the Eight Blessings EW
244Peppa Pig: Christmas Set – 2 Books The Book People
245Pete the Cat Saves ChristmasJames Dean and Eric LitwinBook Bub
246Peter Rabbit: A Christmas WishBeatrix PotterPenguin
247Peter Rabbit: A Winter’s TaleBeatrix PotterPenguin
248Pick A Pine TreePatricia TohtJunior Magazine
249Pippin The Christmas PigJean LittleGoodreads
250Plum: How The Sugar Plum Fairy Got Her WingsSean Hayes and Scott Icenogle, illustrated by Robin ThompsonRomper
251Polly and the Puffin Globe Totting
252Princess Grace Colours Of Us
253Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space Creative Bloq
254Red & LuluMatt TavaresJunior Magazine
255Red and Lulu Read Brightly
256RefugeAnne Booth and Sam UsherThe School Run
257Reindeer DustKate DwyerGoodreads
258Robin’s Winter SongSuzanne BartonJunior Magazine
259Saint Nicholas: A Story of Joyful Giving bPhoto Art
260Sammy Spider’s First Hanukkah EW
261Santa Bruce 
The Childrens Book review
262Santa CallsWilliam JoyceGoodreads
263Santa Rex Read Brightly
264Santa’s Little Elf Book and Plush Set The Book People
265Santa’s New JobMichael James McLellandGoodreads
266Santa’s Noisy House The Book People
267Santa’s Toy ShopAl DempsterGoodreads
268
Santa’s Favorite Story: Santa Tells the Story of the First Christmas
 Whats Up Fagans
269Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story EW
270Silent Night: The Story of the WWI Christmas TruceStanley WeintraubMedium
271Small Walt And Mo The TowElizabeth BurdickRomper
272Sproutzilla vs. Christmas The Book People
273Starring Grace Colours Of Us
274
Story of Life: Evolution (Welcome to the Museum)
 Globe Totting
275Tales from Christmas WoodSuzy SeniorGoodreads
276That’s Not My ElfFiona WattJunior Magazine
277That’s Not My Reindeer… Globe Totting
278The 12 Days of Christmas Colours Of Us
279The 12 Pets Of ChristmasTaylor GarlandRomper
280The Adventure of the Blue CarbuncleSir Arthur Conan DoyleMedium
281The Battered Bastards of Bastogne: The 101st Airborne and the Battle of the BulgeGeorge KoskimakiMedium
282The Bear Who Went Boo! The Book People
283The Berenstain Bears and the Christmas Angel Whats Up Fagans
284The Berenstain Bears and the Joy of Giving bPhoto Art
285The Birth of Jesus: A Christmas Pop-Up BookAgostino TrainiWhats Up Fagans
286The Book Thief Creative Bloq
287The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Creative Bloq
288The Brilliant World of Tom Gates Globe Totting
289The Broken OrnamentTony DiTerlizziRomper
290The Cat Who Ate ChristmasLil Chase, illustrated by Thomas DochertyRomper
291The ChimesCharles DickensMedium
292The Christmas BabyMarion Dan Bauer (Classic Board Books)Whats Up Fagans
293The Christmas CandleRichard Paul EvansGoodreads
294
The Christmas Coat: Memories of My Sioux Childhood
 Colours Of Us
295The Christmas Promise 
Simple Moments Stick
296The Christmas Quiet BookDeborah Underwood and Renata LiwskaReal Simple
297The Christmas ShipDean MorrisseyGoodreads
298The Christmas StarPaloma WensellWhats Up Fagans
299The Christmas StoryRobert SabudaWhats Up Fagans
300The Christmas Story for ChildrenMax LucadoWhats Up Fagans
301The Christmas Story: A Read & Sing-Along Story [With CDKim Mitzo ThompsonGoodreads
302The Christmas Tree Who Loved TrainsAnnie Silvestro, illustrated by Paolo ZakimiRomper
303The Christmas Truck Colours Of Us
304The Christmas WishLori EvertBook Bub
305
The Coloring Book of Cards and Envelopes: Christmas
 
The Childrens Book review
306The Cricket on the HearthCharles DickensMedium
307
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
 Creative Bloq
308The Day The Crayons Quit Globe Totting
309The Donkey’s Christmas SongNancy TafuriWhats Up Fagans
310The Elves and the ShoemakerJacob Grimm and Wilhelm GrimmMedium
311The Family Under the Bridge Childhood 101
312The Fault in our Stars Creative Bloq
313The Fir-TreeHans Christian AndersenMedium
314The First ChristmasJan PienkowskiThe Guardian
315The First Christmas NightKeith ChristopherWhats Up Fagans
316The Fox and the Star Creative Bloq
317The Giving TreeShel SilversteinReal Simple
318The Greatest GiftPhilip Van Doren SternMedium
319The Gruffalo Creative Bloq
320The Gruffalo’s ChildJulia Donaldson and Axel SchefflerReal Simple
321The Heart and the Bottle Creative Bloq
322The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Creative Bloq
323The Hobbit Creative Bloq
324The Hunger Games Creative Bloq
325The Keepers: The Box and the DragonflyTed Sanders
Virgin Media Television
326The Last Holiday Concert Childhood 101
327The Last StrawFredrick ThuryWhats Up Fagans
328The Legend of Holly ClausBrittney RyanBook Riot
329The Legend of the Candy Cane 
Simple Moments Stick
330The Legend of the Christmas Tree 
Simple Moments Stick
331The Legend of the Christmas Tree: The Inspirational Story of a Treasured TraditionRick OsborneGoodreads
332The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeCS LewisThe Guardian
333The Little Drummer BoyEzra Jack KeatsWhats Up Fagans
334The Little Reindeer Read Brightly
335The Littlest Watchman 
Simple Moments Stick
336The Lollipop Monster’s ChristmasEric T. KrackowGoodreads
337The Magic Finger Globe Totting
338The Mouse in the Manger bPhoto Art
339The NativityJulie VivasWhats Up Fagans
340The Naughty List Childhood 101
341The Nights Before Christmas 
Happiness Is Here Blog
342The No-Good Nine 
The Childrens Book review
343The Nutcracker and the Mouse KingE.T.A. HoffmannMedium
344The Nutcracker Keepsake SetDon DailyGoodreads
345The Nutcracker Mice 
The Childrens Book review
346The Nutcracker: A Papercut Pop-up BookShobhna PatelJunior Magazine
347The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark Globe Totting
348The Person ControllerDavid Baddiel
Virgin Media Television
349The Poky Little Puppy’s First Christmas bPhoto Art
350The Santa ShimmyChristianne C. JonesGoodreads
351The Secret Seven Globe Totting
352The Smallest Gift of Christmas bPhoto Art
353The Snowy DayEzra Jack KeatsReal Simple
354The Snowy NapJan BrettRomper
355The Spirit of ChristmasNancy TillmanGoodreads
356The Steadfast Tin SoldierHans Christian AndersenMedium
357The Storm Whale Creative Bloq
358The Story Orchestra – The Nutcracker 
Happiness Is Here Blog
359The Tailor of GloucesterBeatrix PotterThe Guardian
360The Tale of the Three TreesAngela Elwell HuntThe Spruce
361The Tale of Three Trees 
Simple Moments Stick
362The Tiger Who Came to Tea Creative Bloq
363The True Meaning of ChristmasLinusMedium
364The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street Childhood 101
365The Velveteen Rabbit Creative Bloq
366The Very Hungry Caterpillar Creative Bloq
367The Very Merry Mice The Book People
368The Wish Tree bPhoto Art
369Thiago de Moraes’s Myth Atlas Standard
370This Is ChristmasTom BoothRomper
371Three Wise WomenMary Hoffman and Lynne Russell
The Barefoot Mommy
372Toddler Christmas The Book People
373Tomorrow I’ll Be Brave Creative Bloq
374Top Elf Childhood 101
375Tree ManCarmen Agra DeedyGoodreads
376Twas The Night Before ChristmasClement Clarke MooreMedium
377Tyrannosaurus Drip Globe Totting
378Under The Christmas Tree Colours Of Us
379Waldo, Tell Me About ChristmasHans WilhelmWhats Up Fagans
380Walk This World Globe Totting
381Walk This World at Christmas Time 
Happiness Is Here Blog
382We Are Grateful: OtsaliheligaTraci Sorrell, Illustrated by Frané LessacRomper
383Weird But True Christmas Read Brightly
384Welcome ComfortPatricia Polacco
The Barefoot Mommy
385What Christmas is as We Grow OlderCharles DickensMedium
386What’s Cooking Jamela?Niki Daly
The Barefoot Mommy
387When Christmas Feels Like Home Colours Of Us
388When Jesus Was Born in BethlehemJoseph BrickeyGoodreads
389When Santa Fell to Earth Childhood 101
390Where The Wild Things Are Creative Bloq
391Where’s Santa ClausNosy Crow, illustrated by Ingela P. ArrheniusRomper
392Who Built the Stable? A Nativity PoemAshley Bryan
The Barefoot Mommy
393Who is Coming to Our House?Joseph SlateWhats Up Fagans
394Why Christmas Trees Aren’t PerfectRichard SchneiderBook Riot
395Wild Globe Totting
396Winnie-the-Pooh Creative Bloq
397Winter HolidayArthur RansomePenguin
398Winter Is HereKevin Henkes, illustrated by Laura DroznekRomper
399Winter’s GiftJane Monroe DonovanGoodreads
400Yes, Virginia The Spruce
401Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa ClausFrancis P. ChurchBuzzFeed
402Yoon and the Christmas Mitten Colours Of Us

 


 


29 Best Children’s Christmas And Holiday Book Sources/Lists



SourceArticle
Book Bub 28 Christmas Books for Kids to Read This Holiday Season
Book Riot 6 Classic Christmas Children’s Books That Need To Be Made Into
bPhoto Art Children’s Christmas Books About Giving, NOT Getting
BuzzFeed 20 Magical Children’s Christmas Books To Read Aloud
Childhood 101 21 Best Christmas Books for Tweens
Colours Of Us 24 Multicultural Children’s Books about Christmas
Creative Bloq The best children’s books of all time
EW Best children’s books for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa
Globe Totting 30 Best Children’s Books for Christmas
Goodreads Popular Christmas Books For Children Shelf
Happiness Is Here Blog Beautiful Christmas Books for Children
Junior Magazine 24 of the best Christmas books for children
Medium The 30 Best Christmas Books of All Time
Parenting Best Christmas Books and Holiday Books for Kids
Penguin 14 best Christmas classics of all time
Read Brightly 13 Brand-New Kids’ Books to Celebrate the Christmas Season
Real Simple 20 Timeless Christmas Books for Kids
Romper 26 New Christmas Books For Children To Read This Holiday Season
Simple Moments Stick The Best Children’s Books About the True Meaning of Christmas
Standard The best children’s picture books to buy this Christmas
Stewardship 12 Christmas Books You Need to Read to Your Kids
The Barefoot Mommy 17 Diverse & Inclusive Children’s Books About Christmas
The Book People Top 10 Best Christmas Books for Toddlers
The Childrens Book review 16 of the Best Christmas Books for Kids
The Guardian Mary Hoffman’s top 10 Christmas books for children
The School Run Best children’s books about Christmas
The Spruce The 9 Best Children’s Christmas Books of 2019
Virgin Media Television Best Children’s Books for Christmas
Whats Up Fagans 40+ Children’s Christmas Books that Focus on the Nativity Story

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