Top 10 Children’s Christmas Books from the Awesome Books Club
This post was kindly researched by Amy at Awesome Books Club
Welcome to the Awesome Books Club top 10 Christmas books for York Mumbler.
Christmas is a magical time of year for children and how best to make it even more magical than with super Christmas books to read! It was tricky to narrow it down to the top 10 but here are the Christmas books that we recommend. We hope that you enjoy reading these books.
1. There’s an Elf in Your Book by Tom Fletcher and illustrated by Greg Abbott
This is a lovely interactive book with a cheeky elf. If you pass the Elf’s test you earn a nice list certificate.
Published by: Puffin books Age range most suitable for: 3-6-year-olds
2. Father Christmas Needs a Wee by Nicholas Allan
A funny story about poor father Christmas drinking all the drinks left out for him on Christmas eve which results in him desperately needing the toilet. Will he get home before he has an accident?
Published by: Red Fox picture books. Age range most suitable for: 3-7-year-olds
3. The Grinch by DR Seuss
A lovely story with a message that goodwill and community are more important than material possessions.
Published by: Harper Collins Age range most suitable for: 5-10-year-olds
4. That’s not my polar bear by Fiona Watt and illustrated by Rachel Wells
‘That’s not my polar bear its ears are too soft’ A lovely part of the interactive touch and feel books.
Published by: Usborne Books Age range most suitable for: 0-2-year-olds
5. Dear Santa by Rod Campbell, the author of Dear Zoo
This is a lovely interactive book with lift the flaps to unwrap presents from Santa.
Published by: Pan McMillan Age range most suitable for: 0-3-year-olds
6. Oh, Christmas Tree! By Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet
A lovely rhyming story about a Christmas tree that doesn’t want to be covered in sparkly decorations, it has other plans.
Published by: Macmillan children’s books. Age range most suitable for: 3-7-year-olds
7. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
A wonderful tale about a boy late on Christmas eve boarding a mysterious train, the polar express bound for the North Pole.
Published by: Anderson Press Age range most suitable for: 5-9-year-olds
8. The Nativity by Fiona Watt and Rachel Wells
A lovely retelling of the Christmas story it’s a touchy-feely version with fluffy donkeys and a glittery angel to explore.
Published by: Usborne Books Age range most suitable for: 0-3-year-olds
9. The Snowman by Raymond Briggs
A lovely book, this version has no words so children can use their imagination or knowledge from the film to retell the story.
Penguin random house Age range most suitable for: 2-8-year-olds
10. The night before Christmas by Clement C Moore, illustrated by Eric Puybaret
A traditional Christmas poem well known and loved. A true Christmas classic!
Published by: Macmillan children’s books. Age range most suitable for: 4-10-year-olds
🎄🎄🎄Wishing you a very Merry Christmas from Awesome Books Club! 🎄🎄🎄
📚📚📚We hope you enjoy reading our top 10 Christmas books for children!📚📚📚
Please note age ranges are for a guide only and children may well enjoy all the books at different ages. You can follow Awesome Books Club on Facebook and Instagram for lots more book & reading recommendations!