Oh we do love some good Christmas books here at Chalk Kids! We’re always on the look out for new reads to add to our bookshelf, so this year we thought we’d round up a few of the festive books we can’t wait to check out this month. We hope you enjoy this little selection, there’s something magical for all ages. Happy reading!
1. Pitter Patter Penguin – A lovely first soft cloth book featuring bold illustrations along with simple words.
2. Dream Snow by Eric Carle – Santa dreams of snow, the perfect board book full of novelty elements – peekaboo animals hidden under the snow, the shimmering tree decorated for the holiday and glittery snowflakes on the cover.
3. How The Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss – “The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season!
Now, please don’t ask why. No one quite knows the reason…”
4. Blue Penguin by Petr Horacek – A beautifully illustrated and heart-warming fable about a friendship and belonging.
5. Polar Bear’s Underwear by Tupera Tupera – This is incredibly embarrassing but …Polar Bear has lost his underwear.
6. The Storm Whale in Winter by Benji Davies – A follow-up to the best-selling The Storm Whale, a magical and touching story about a lasting friendship.
7. Santa is Come To… by Steve Smallman & Robert Dunn – Santa is coming to your town! Simply order your town or city to follow this magical story.
8. Your Letter To Santa – a personalised children’s book that embeds your child’s name into each and every watercolour page. From the magical letterbox all the way to the arctic and back.
9. The Polar Express by Chris van Allsburg – Late on Christmas Eve a boy boards a mysterious train that waits for him: the Polar Express, bound for the North Pole.
10. The Christmas Eve Tree by Delia Huddy – A fir tree finds itself at the centre of a magical Christmas Eve it will never forget. A Christmas tale with a classic feel but a modern theme at its heart.
11. Christmas Paper Play Book – Play, make, decorate! This beautiful paper activity book contains instructions for making a host of brilliant Christmas decorations, including an advent calendar, origami star, crackers and your very own Christmas tree.
12. The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher – A funny and silly Christmas read for older children that adults will love reading too.
13. Swan – The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova by Laurel Snyder – One night, young Anna s mother takes her to the ballet and everything is changed. So begins the journey of a girl who will one day grow up to be the most famous prima ballerina of all time.
14. Buster the Boxer Buster’s Christmas Book – ‘Buster’s Christmas’ is a heartwarming story full of seasonal bounce and good cheer.
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