The Magic of Children's Christmas Books

Dec 05, 2023 at 11:21 am by RMGadmin

The holiday season is a magical time for children, filled with wonder, excitement and the joy of giving and receiving. One delightful way to enhance this festive atmosphere is by introducing children’s Christmas books into your child’s library or bookshelf. These heartwarming tales capture the spirit of the season, transporting young readers to enchanting worlds of snow-covered landscapes, cheerful elves and, of course, the spirit of generosity and love.


Children’s Christmas books are more than just stories; they are timeless treasures that foster a sense of tradition and create lasting memories. These books not only entertain but also impart valuable lessons about kindness, empathy and the true meaning of Christmas. As families gather around during the holidays, reading these books together becomes a cherished ritual that deepens the bonds between generations.


As you curate your child’s library, consider adding a mix of classic and contemporary Christmas books to create a diverse collection that can be enjoyed for years to come. These stories not only bring the magic of the season to life but also instill the values and traditions that make the holidays truly special. Here are a few books to get your child’s Christmas library started. Learn more about these titles, as well as other children’s Christmas books, at

Snowmen’s Twelve Nights of Christmas

By Caralyn Buehner

The Twelve Days of Christmas has never been funnier or more chaotic as an energetic dog chases an elf, peeking penguins, scolding squirrels and many more snowmen and creatures up a tree. With a pitch-perfect and jaunty rhyme and illustrations chockful of fun details, this is a hilarious take on a beloved classic carol: Parents and kids will love this fresh take on an enduring Christmas song. There detail-packed illustrations and in signature Buehner style and the book features hidden pictures within the illustrations, adding a fun seek-and-find element to the magic.


The Story of Christmas: A Celebration of the Birth of Jesus

By Pia Imperial

Share the Biblical tale of Christmas with your little one and celebrate the birth of Jesus together! Simple and biblically accurate text introduces readers to the most beloved stories of the Bible. The Little Bible Stories The Story of Christmas is the perfect gift for parents and other caretakers to share their love of Christ and his miraculous birth with their young ones year-round.


Merry Christmas, Peter!

By Beatrix Potter

What are Peter Rabbit’s favorite things about Christmas? Find out in this lift-the-flap board book with an extra special pop-up! As winter settles all around and Christmas Day draws near... Peter and his friends have lots to do at this time of year! It’s Christmas and Peter Rabbit and his friends have lots to do to make this time of year extra-special. With flaps on every page and a festive pop-up, this book is perfect for celebrating this magical time of the year.