Our Favorite Holiday Children’s Books

By now you all know the love of reading consumes both of our homes.  During the holidays, we decorate our mantles, bake cookies, and trim our trees, but the bin of Christmas books we pull out each year provides us with a ton of holiday happiness.Whether you are looking for the perfect gift or simply want a new tale, here are a few of our favorite holiday children’s books to enjoy throughout Christmas.  Some are heart-warming, some are quirky, some new, and some old, but they will all get you in the Christmas spirit!

  • The Gift of Nothing by Patrick McDonnell
  • The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry
  • The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson
  • Olive, the Other Reindeer by Vivian Walsh and J. Otto Seibold
  • The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore
  • Little Porcupine’s Christmas by Joseph Slate
  • Once There Was a Christmas Tree by Jerry Smath
  • Mooseltoe by Margie Palatini
  • Night Before The Night Before Christmas by Natasha Wing

If you celebrate the holidays with unique stories of your own, please share them with us!

One thought on “Our Favorite Holiday Children’s Books

  1. Every Christmas Eve since 1969, it has been a family tradition to read “Twas the Night Before Christmas”. The kids always enjoying hearing it before they head to bed to wait for Santa to arrive!

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