25 of My Favorite Christmas Books

If you’ve been following my blog for any length of time you know my love of books, right? So, I’ve compiled an awesome list of Christmas picture books that we love and have read (time and again) at our house. Enjoy ! Merry Christmas and Happy Reading!!

(Most of these are available on Amazon and many I’ve requested from the library.)

1::Bear Stays Up For Christmas by Karma Wilson

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2::Snowmen at Christmas by Caralyn Buehner

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3::The Legend of The Candy Cane by Lori Walburg

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4::The Nutcracker by Susan Jeffers

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5::The Legend of St. Nicholas by Dandi Daley Mackall

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6:: Good King Wenceslas:: Original song lyrics by John Mason Neale and Illustrated by Omar Rayyan

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7:: The Littlest Christmas Tree by R.A. Herman

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8:: Merry Christmas Mom and Dad by Mercer Mayer

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9:: Home for Christmas by Jan Brett

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10:: Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto

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11::The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree by Gloria Houston  This has turned out to be one of my personal favorites.

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12:: Corduroy’s Christmas by Don Freeman  A Lift – The – Flap Book

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13:: Room for a Little One:: A Christmas Tale by Martin Waddell

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14:: Santa’s Favorite Story by Hisako Aoki and Ivan Gantschev

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15:: The Night Before Christmas illustrated by Douglas Gorsline

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16:: The Twelve Days of Christmas illustrated by  David Delamare

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17:: We wish you a Merry Christmas by Merle Solomon; illustrated by Lisa Alderson

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18:: God Gave Us Christmas by Lisa Tawn Bergren

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19:: J is for Jesus by Crystal Bowman

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20:: The Crippled Lamb by Max Lucado

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Some new ones I’m trying out this year:

21::The Gift of the Christmas Cookie: Sharing the True Meaning of Jesus’ Birth by Dandi Daley Mackall

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22::Santa Clause and the Three Bears by Maria Modugno

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23::The Legend of the Poinsettia retold and illustrated by Tomie dePaola

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24:: Pete the Cat Saves Christmas by James Dean

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25:: The Little Fir Tree by Jim Lamarche

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