The Best Picture Books for Christmas
Make their first Christmas magical with these adorable and dazzling picture books. From well-loved classics to wonderful new reads, these stories will create a Christmas young kids will never forget.
Ten little elves are on a mission to save Christmas! Facing scary Ice Queens and growling polar bears, these elves help teach counting (backwards and forwards) and provide a lovely Christmas story to read over and over again.
A story so famous that the word ‘grinch’ has become a common term for anyone who seems slightly less than festive, How The Grinch Stole Christmas is an unforgettable classic. For decades children have been enchanted by the rhyming storytelling of Dr Seuss, and this is by far his most treasured story.
This wonderful wintry book is a special cut-paper edition and features gorgeous glittery pages throughout. Big Nutbrown Hare and Little Nutbrown Hare play a game of I-Spy in the sparkling snow, and of course the story is full of love. This book makes the perfect festive gift, whether as a new read for the little ones or as a nostalgic reminder to the loved ones you used to read along with.
With stunning pop-up features, this midi-edition of the bestselling picture book The Christmas Eve Tree is out just in time for the festive season. A small, unwanted Christmas tree and a homeless boy find each other and share an unforgettable Christmas Eve in this modern story with a classic feel.
The latest seasonal instalment in the best-loved That’s Not My… series features various shapes and textures that young children will love. This edition also comes with an adorable plush reindeer that really brings the book to life.
The ideal Christmas present for fans of Dear Zoo, this lift-the-flaps picture book will delight toddlers with its bright artwork and touch-and-feel elements.
The Snowman is an absolute must for Christmas. This is the picture book that inspired the short film, which is now an essential part of the festive season. With a sparkling, glittery cover, this story is the very definition of Christmas magic.
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