17 of the Most Festive Christmas Books for Children
A Christmas classroom is full of over-excited kids and glitter! Have some downtime and enjoy these wonderful Christmas books for children with your class.
Literacy Planning for your Christmas Classroom!
The lead up to Christmas is a busy time in schools. There are parties, concerts, gift and card making as well as over excited kids to deal with! Have some downtime and enjoy some wonderful Christmas books for children. You can celebrate the festive season with this wonderful collection of traditional, modern, funny, magical and poignant christmas books for children.
As well as reading books about christmas, you may want to give your students some background to global Christmas traditions, Father Christmas and the Nativity. History.com has a history of Christmas and information about the origins of Santa can be found at National Geographic. CBeebies has an unusual retelling of the Nativity using sand drawings.
Wonderful Books about Christmas
These picture books cover a wide aspect of different Christmas traditions. You will find books about the Nativity, Christmas trees, Father Christmas friends, presents and much, much more!
A Mustache Baby Christmas by Bridget Heos
Finding Christmas by Robert Munsch
Great Joy by Kate DiCamillo
The Lump of Coal by Lemony Snicket
Maisy’s Christmas Party by Lucy Cousins
One Wild Christmas by Nicholas Oldland
Presents Through the Window by Taro Gomi
Room for a Little One: A Christmas Tale by Martin Waddell
More Books to Explore
The Children’s Library Lady has over 450 picture books on large variety of topics. You will find specific book, author and illustrator information, as well as resources. You can also browse themed books lists and explore all the books on the website. Click on the book covers below to start exploring what the website has to offer.