Kids' Christmas Books

Christmas books for kids make story time a festive occasion. As you deck the halls and get ready for the most wonderful time of the year, bring the magic of the season to life with classic tales and new favourites that will enchant the whole family. To make a seasonal statement in your child’s room or reading nook, consider swapping out their library for holiday-ready titles. Add some holly or other decorations to their shelves for extra festive flair!

No matter your child’s age, there’s a kid’s Christmas book for them! Find baby books, including boards books, books for one-year-olds and toddler books. Books that make up baby’s first Christmas collection, like Teeny Tiny Santa, the interactive Jolly Jingly Christmas, the touch-and-feel books That’s Not My Polar Bear and Baby Touch & Feel Merry Christmas, Bear Stays Up for Christmas, Christmas Pop-Up Peekaboo!, I Love You Through and Through at Christmas, Too!, Merry Christmas, Baby and The Night Before Christmas padded board book are all wonderful ways to explore this wintertime holiday! Read them aloud or let your little one flip the pages to enjoy the fun and festive illustrations.

Engage your little one this season with Christmas books for kids starring their favourite characters and toys, including the crew from Paw Patrol, Olaf and the cast of characters in Frozen 2, Baby Shark, Peppa Pig, Lego and Trolls. Series such as The Berenstain Bears, Junie B. Jones, Curious George, The Crayons and more all have Christmas-themed books, making it easy to add a bit of holiday cheer to your child’s book shelf. Interactive titles, such as I Spy Christmas can provide hours of fun for the whole family. And if your family traditions include watching holiday movies—such as Home Alone, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman —encourage your child to read the books based on these beloved favourites first!

Some Christmas books for kids have withstood the test of time and are read year after year, inspiring new generations through the magic of a story well told. That’s why you can never go wrong with classic Christmas books for kids. Turn to titles such as Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Night Before Christmas, The Polar Express, A Christmas Carol (the Charles Dickens classic adapted for children) and Charles M. Schulz’s A Charlie Brown Christmas. Children’s Christmas books such these are truly timeless and have endured for a reason.

Unearth feelings of nostalgia and channel Christmases past by sharing classic Christmas book for kids, which you might remember from your own childhood, with your family. Whether your family prefers reading aloud or on their own, try embracing Iceland's Christmas book flood (or Jolabokaflod) this holiday season. It’s a celebrated tradition where many in Iceland gift books on Christmas Eve, and spend the night reading alone, together. If this sounds like a perfect family tradition. for you, choose a night this winter and gift everyone in your family a great read and enjoy the warm glow of a great story.