Great Christmas Children’s Books for Young Kids

Children's books for Christmas

I love giving Christmas children’s books for kids as a gift. It’s not only allow them to learn the joy of reading but it’s a gift that they can enjoy many years to come. So I have compiled a list of great Christmas Books for Children.

Christmas Children’s Books for Young Kids

1. The Tree of the Dancing Goats

A children book that celebrate the holiday and friendship is perfect for kids of all ages. A warm and colorful illustration of the memoir gives children and adults great example on how you can honor others’ beliefs and traditions. Check out The Trees of the Dancing Goats book on today.

2. The Polar Express

One of our family favorite children book that we still read together years after years. It doesn’t hurt that the 3-D movie is also our go-to Christmas movie as well. If you are looking to give a meaningful gift, The Polar Express book is definitely one of the gift to give.

3. How the Grinch Stole Christmas

A classic children book that has wonderful story for the young and young at heart captivate through the whole book. Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a must-read Christmas book for your kids this holiday.

4. The Nutcracker by Allison Jay

There are several books for the Nutcracker to choose from. However, the Nutcracker by Allison Jay gives a great balance on illustration and words perfect for reading out loud with smaller children to enjoy this holiday tradition classic. The Nutcracker book offers lively illustrations and a concise, smoothly written version of the dreamlike tale.

5. God Gave Us Christmas

A warm and easy to read Christmas book for children that get back to the true meaning of Christmas. This enchanting tale provides the perfect opportunity to help young children celebrate the true meaning of Christmas and to discover how very much God loves them. God Gave Us Christmas book can be purchased at

6. The Christmas Story

A great picture book for young kid to learn about the birth of Jesus and the real story of Christmas. The Christmas Story book is sure to be a great addition to your children library to enjoy during the holiday. Check out The Christmas Story book on for price.

7. The Night Before Christmas

The old classic Christmas children’s book that is sure to put a smile to the whole family. With the classic poem and detail illustration, The Night Before Christmas book is a great book to read with your kids on the night of Christmas.

8. The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey

This Christmas classic children book with heartwarming tale and rich colorful illustration is sure to be a great addition to your Christmas books for kids’ collection. The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey book is available on

9. Bear Stays Up for Christmas

This is a great Christmas book for little ones this holiday. The rhyming text sings, shouts, whispers, and crows, and the appealing acrylic illustrations are awesome for kids. The story of friendship and perseverance is sure to lift up the holiday spirit. You can purchase Bear Stays Up for Christmas book on

10. Dream Snow

Dream Snow is a great holiday book especially for young kids who will surely be captivated by the great illustration by Eric Carle (from the popular ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar‘). You can purchase Dream Snow book on


How about you? What’s your favorite Christmas Children’s book?

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