Our Favorite Christmas Books

I’m so excited to dig into all of our Christmas books, y’all! I love books in general, but there’s something special about a Christmas book that makes it nearly impossible for me to walk away from. So, get ready to check out TONS of our favorite Christmas picture books!

I’ve organized these books into all sorts of categories to help you find what works best for you and your family! If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to send them my way! Happy reading!

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Classic Christmas Books

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! – Dr. Seuss

The Christmas ABCs – Florence Johnson

The Night Before Christmas – Clement C. Moore

The Polar Express – Chris Van Allsburg

The Nutcracker – Mary Englebreit


Christmas Books w/Animals

You Can Do It, Sam! – Amy Hest

Spot’s Magical Christmas – Eric Hall

The Berenstain Bears and the Christmas Angel – Mike Berenstain

The Berenstain Bears Go Christmas Caroling – Mike Berenstain

The Berenstain Bears and the Joy of Giving – Jan & Mike Berenstain

The Berenstain Bears Meet Santa Bear – Stan & Jan Berenstain

Dinosaur Christmas – Jerry Pallotta

Llama Llama Holiday Drama – Anna Dewdney

Charlie and the Christmas Kitty – Ree Drummond

The Polar Bear Who Saved Christmas – Fiona Boon

Bear Stays Up for Christmas – Karma Wilson

Turkey Claus – Wendy Silvano


Christian Christmas Books

God Bless Our Christmas – Hannah C. Hall

The Berenstain Bears The Very First Christmas – Jan & Mike Berenstain

A Very Merry Christmas Prayer – Bonnie Rickner Jensen

The Promise of Christmas – The Daily Grace Co.


Books About St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas The Real Story of the Christmas Legend – Julie Stiegemeyer

The Legend of St. Nicholas – Dandi Daley Mackall


Gingerbread Books

Maisey Makes Gingerbread – Lucy Cousins

The Gingerbread Man – Karen Schmidt

The Gingerbread Bear – Robert Dennis

Gingerbread Friends – Jan Brett

Gingerbread Baby – Jan Brett

Gingerbread Christmas – Jan Brett


Christmas Board Books

That’s Not My Reindeer – Fiona Watt

Counting Christmas – Karen Katz

Merry Christmas, Daniel Tiger! – Angela C. Santomero

A Very Merry Christmas – Maudie Powell-Tuck


I can’t wait to fill our December will lots and lots of Christmas reading! And I hope to add to this list as the month goes on! Do you have a favorite Christmas book? I’d LOVE to hear all about it!

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