Discover timeless Christmas tales as we round up the best 2023 Christmas books for children. From short stories and captivating reads, we’ve got you covered!
The countdown to the most wonderful time of the year has begun! Decking the halls with baubles, sipping on hot chocolate by the fireplace, and cosying up with a new festive children’s book are cherished traditions.
These magical stories, adorned with gorgeous illustrations, mark the start of Christmas for many families. It’s not just about counting down the days but also about creating lasting memories and sharing the joy of the season with the little ones.
So we’ve rounded up our top 10 Christmas books for children below.
The Boy Who Slept Through Christmas by Matt Lucas
Following Christmas fan Leo, who is determined to make this Christmas absolutely perfect because it’s the first one without his Mum. When things go wrong Leo wishes Christmas would just GO AWAY, but when his wish comes true, and he wakes up on Boxing Day having missed the big day he sets out on a mission to bring Christmas back.
Peppa Pig: Peppa’s 12 Days of Christmas
Embark on a festive journey with Peppa and pals as you lift the flaps and count down the 12 days of Christmas. What delightful surprises await Peppa along the way?”
The Robin Who Stole Christmas
This festive season, a mischievous little red robin, who also holds the title of the world’s most sought-after thief, has an unconventional scheme in mind. With a deep-seated disdain for Christmas, he’s set on NABBING it all – from baubles and mince pies to Santa himself!
Greg the Sausage Roll: The Perfect Present
From the creative mind behind the social media sensation LadBaby, Greg the Sausage Roll returns with a grander festive adventure, whisking him to the North Pole. Prepare to encounter new friends and family as Greg, the determined sausage roll, embarks on a mission to create the ultimate Christmas!
Monsters at Christmas
Monsters at Christmas is a fun and hilarious book written by Laura Baker. Your child can have ample amounts of fun as they follow the monsters as they play in the snow and slide on the ice, decorate the house go shopping for presents… and watch out for Santa monster hiding in every scene!
Cat Family Christmas
The Cat Family Christmas is full of character and personality as you open each door to reveal fun details and surprises. Count down to Christmas with the Cat Family in this lift-the-flap advent book with more than 140 doors to open, as you help them decorate, bake, and prepare the house for the holiday season.
World Full of Winter Stories
Packed full of fun and excitement, A World Full of Winter Stories by Angela McAllister will provide hours of reading entertainment. Get ready for the winter season with this beautifully illustrated treasury of 50 magical winter folk tales, myths, and legends from around the world, from Norse gods and wicked witches to hibernating bears and Christmas feasts.
A Christmasaurus Carol
The brand new story follows William, Santa and the most unique and magical dinosaur of all – the Christmasaurus! as they try and save Christmas when powerful magic brings a mysterious old copy of A Christmas Carol to life, and Ebenezer Scrooge himself emerges from its pages.
Personalised Magical Christmas Adventure Story Book and Personalised Bear
Join Jingles the Elf on a journey through Santa’s grotto in the personalised magical Christmas adventure storybook and personalised bear. The story book and teddy bear can be personalised with a name up to 12 characters, which will feature throughout the book both within the text and illustrations.
Cuddle up with your little one, a warm blanket, and a delightful Christmas book. As you read, their excitement for the big day builds, and together you’ll decorate the tree, making cherished memories that twinkle like the holiday lights.