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Favourite #Christmas kids’ books – as chosen by our members!

Do you need some festive bedtime story inspiration – or perhaps you’re doing the popular advent calendar of books idea? The Christmas season is not short of books for children, and there’s so much choice – so here are some of the best, as nominated by our group members:

The Jolly Christmas Postman – Allan Ahlberg

Father Christmas Needs a Wee – Nicholas Allen

The Polar Bear Who Saved Christmas – Fiona Boon and Clare Fennell

The Snowman – Raymond Briggs 

Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! – Emma Chichester Clark

The Empty Stocking – Richard Curtis

Slinky Malinki’s Christmas Crackers – Lynley Dodd

Stick Man – Julia Donaldson

The Christmas Truce – Carol Ann Duffy

The Christmasaurus – Tom Fletcher

The Christmas Eve Tree – Delia Huddy

Lucy and Tom at Christmas – Shirley Hughes

Kipper’s Christmas – Mick Inkpen

Sproutzilla vs Christmas – Tom Jamieson and Mike Byrne

Mog’s Christmas / Mog’s Christmas Calamity – Judith Kerr

The Night Before Christmas – Clement C Moore

On Angel Wings – Michael Morpurgo

The Very Merry Mice – Jack Tickle

The Smiley Snowman – Jack Tickle

Pick a Pine Tree – Patricia Toht

The Christmas Bear – Ian Whybrow and Axel Scheffler


Happy reading, and thanks to everyone who nominated a book! If we’ve missed your favourite, let us know so that we can spread the festive joy :o)

In association with Dawn Melbourne of Madd About Books

Our Milton Keynes Usborne Books Representative.



Categories: 'Best Bits', Books, Christmas, Family, Family time, Gifts, Things to do with Kids

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