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Festivals: Christmas / Yuletide - Books for Children -

Related category: Childrens & Teenage Books
Related booklists: Christianity: Books for Children, Seasonal Reads for Children and Teens: Winter,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 33 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Santa
    Santa's New Reindeer - by Caroline Crowe, illustrated by Jess Pauwels

    £7.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780571375141 | ISBN 10: 0571375146

    Santa needs a new reindeer in this third hilarious Christmas must-have picture book, from the duo who brought you Santa’s New Beard and Santa’s New Sleigh!  One week to go ‘till Christmas Day, The final touches underway, A ribbon here, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Christmas Carrolls: The Christmas Competition by Mel Taylor-Bessent, illustrated by Selom Sunu
    The Christmas Carrolls: The Christmas Competition - by Mel Taylor-Bessent, illustrated by Selom Sunu

    £7.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780755503742 | ISBN 10: 0755503740

    'A Christmas book about kindness and cheer to make even Scrooge's heart melt' ~ Dame Jacqueline Wilson on The Christmas Carrolls  Funny festive middle grade about the world's most Christmassy family from the founder of Authorfy, perfect for 8 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Very Hungry Caterpillar
    The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Night Before Christmas (Board book) - by Eric Carle

    £7.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780241595794 | ISBN 10: 0241595797

    On an icy Christmas Eve, beneath a setting sun, a group of penguins huddle... ... goodnight, little one!  It's Christmas Eve and The Very Hungry Caterpillar is exploring a magical snowy landscape. Join him as he says goodnight to some baby ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Very Merry Murder Club by Serena Patel and Robin Stevens (Editors)
    The Very Merry Murder Club - by Serena Patel and Robin Stevens (Editors)

    £7.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780755503704 | ISBN 10: 0755503708

    A collection of wintery crime and mystery stories by thirteen of the most exciting and diverse authors in children’s books today!  Co-edited by Serena Patel, the award-winning author of the Anisha: Accidental Detective series and by Robin S ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pug Who Wanted to Be an Elf by Bella Swift
    The Pug Who Wanted to Be an Elf - by Bella Swift

    £6.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781408365038 | ISBN 10: 1408365030

    Have yourself a Peggy little Christmas! The world’s favourite pug is back with a funny and festive story.  Peggy and her family have won a dream winter holiday to Lapland! But sadly, Dad’s work means that he can’t go with them. Chloe is sad ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher, illustrated by Shane Devries
    The Christmasaurus - by Tom Fletcher, illustrated by Shane Devries

    £7.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780241466568 | ISBN 10: 0241466563

    Bestselling author Tom Fletcher has re-invented his beloved Christmas story The Christmasaurus as a rhyming picture-book adventure for younger readers to enjoy - now in paperback!  Santa and his reindeer live as north as you can go, in a place t ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Wish You A Merry Christmas and Other Festive Poems by Chosen and illustrated by Chris Riddell
    We Wish You A Merry Christmas and Other Festive Poems - by Chosen and illustrated by Chris Riddell

    £9.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529086423 | ISBN 10: 1529086426

    A stunning, highly illustrated poetry collection containing a festive flurry of classic and modern Christmas poems chosen and illustrated by Chris Riddell.  This is the perfect Christmas selection for poetry lovers of all ages. Includes much ... more

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  • Cover image of book Santa Claus is Coming to The Town by Thomishia Booker
    Santa Claus is Coming to The Town - by Thomishia Booker

    £9.40   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781737965510 | ISBN 10: 1737965518

    "There's only one Mr. Claus and this is how he gets down. Santa Claus is Coming to The Town!"  Santa Claus is Coming to The Town is a rhyming whimsical story that makes you feel nostalgic. The story takes place in Oakland, California and features ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shortest Day by Susan Cooper, illustrated by Carson Ellis
    The Shortest Day - by Susan Cooper, illustrated by Carson Ellis

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781406394191 | ISBN 10: 140639419x

    So the shortest day came, and the year died... As the sun set on the shortest day of the year, early people would gather to prepare for the long night ahead. They built fires and lit candles. They played music, bringing their own light to the darkne ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Snow Dragon by Abi Elphinstone, illustrated by Fiona Woodcock
    The Snow Dragon - by Abi Elphinstone, illustrated by Fiona Woodcock

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781471172465 | ISBN 10: 1471172465

    You can be late for many things in life, but you should never keep an adventure waiting...  In Griselda Bone's gloomy orphanage, daydreaming is banned, skipping is forbidden and Christmas is well and truly cancelled. But for Phoebe and her sa ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Hide a Lion at Christmas by Helen Stephens
    How to Hide a Lion at Christmas - by Helen Stephens

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781407178875 | ISBN 10: 1407178873

    When Iris and her lion are forced to spend Christmas apart, the lion embarks on a festive, snowy adventure to find her - and almost bumps into Father Christmas!   The fourth irresistible book about Iris and her lion is destined to be a Christm ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pug Who Wanted to Be A Reindeer by Bella Swift
    The Pug Who Wanted to Be A Reindeer - by Bella Swift

    £5.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781408360347 | ISBN 10: 1408360349

    When her family loses its Christmas spirit, Peggy heads to the North Pole to get it back! A festive adventure starring a loveable little pug with a heart of gold.   Peggy’s family has lost its Christmas spirit and Peggy is desperate to help them ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Night Before the Night Before Christmas by Kes Gray, illustrated by Claire Powell
    The Night Before the Night Before Christmas - by Kes Gray, illustrated by Claire Powell

    £6.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781444952902 | ISBN 10: 1444952900

    A brilliantly funny Christmas picture book from the bestselling author of Oi Frog!  ‘Twas the night before the night before Christmas (That’s Christmas Eve Eve). And Santa was wiping his brow on his sleeve. Green elves were sewing, Blue ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grandpa Christmas by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Jim Field
    Grandpa Christmas - by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Jim Field

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781405284592 | ISBN 10: 1405284595

    Renowned children's author Michael Morpurgo teams up with bestselling illustrator Jim Field in this stunning Christmas picture book.  Dearest little Mia, This Christmas, instead of a Christmas card – you’ll have plenty of those – and in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bah! Humbug! by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Tony Ross
    Bah! Humbug! - by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Tony Ross

    £10.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781407178189 | ISBN 10: 1407178180

    Utterly heartwarming! A seasonal classic brought up to date by two giants of kids’ fiction.   Can a school play of A Christmas Carol help Harry’s dad to find the spirit of Christmas? Harry Gruber is feeling pretty nervous – and not just ... more

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  • Cover image of book Father Christmas and Me by Matt Haig
    Father Christmas and Me - by Matt Haig

    £12.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786890689 | ISBN 10: 1786890682

    LET THE BATTLE FOR CHRISTMAS BEGIN!  It isn’t always easy, growing up as a human in Elfhelm, even if your adoptive parents are the newly married Father Christmas and Mary Christmas.   For one thing, Elf School can be annoying when yo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig
    The Girl Who Saved Christmas - by Matt Haig

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782118602 | ISBN 10: 1782118608

    JOURNEY TO THE EDGE OF MAGIC  If magic has a beginning, can it also have an end?   When Amelia wants a wish to come true she knows just the man to ask - Father Christmas.  But the magic she wants to believe in is starting to fade, and Fath ... more

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  • Cover image of book I
    I'll Be Home for Christmas - by Various authors

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847157720 | ISBN 10: 1847157726

    The UK's top Young Adult authors join together in this collection of new stories and poems on the theme of home.  Contributors include: Tom Becker, Holly Bourne, Sita Brahmachari, Kevin Brooks, Melvin Burgess, Katy Cannon , Cat Clarke, Juno Daws ... more

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  • Cover image of book Coming Home by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Kerry Hyndman
    Coming Home - by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Kerry Hyndman

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910200803 | ISBN 10: 1910200808

    A plucky little robin sets out on an epic journey. Through dark forests, driving rain, clapping thunder and flashing lightning. Across frozen wastes, huge mountains and stormy seas he flies. And all the while he's dreaming of home. Of her. But will h ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig, illustrated by Chris Mould
    A Boy Called Christmas - by Matt Haig, illustrated by Chris Mould

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782118268 | ISBN 10: 1782118268

    You are about to read the true story of Father Christmas.  It is a story that proves that nothing is impossible.  A Boy Called Christmas is a tale of adventure, snow, kidnapping, elves, more snow, and a boy called Nikolas, who isn't afraid to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walk This World at Christmas Time by Debbie Powell
    Walk This World at Christmas Time - by Debbie Powell

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783702763 | ISBN 10: 1783702761

    A composite of global cultures, Walk this World at Christmas Time celebrates the similarities, as well as the exotic differences in the way people celebrate Christmas around the globe. Travel to a new continent or country with every turn of the p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Refuge by Anne Booth, illustrated by Sam Usher
    Refuge - by Anne Booth, illustrated by Sam Usher

    £7.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780857637413 | ISBN 10: 085763741x

    A timely and timeless retelling of the Christmas story, inspired by refugee children everywhere.   This book was published in support of refugees and £5 from the sale of each book will go to War Child. "A book to share with a lump in your thro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Three Little Owls by Quentin Blake, Emanuele Luzzati and John Yeoman
    Three Little Owls - by Quentin Blake, Emanuele Luzzati and John Yeoman

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849761482 | ISBN 10: 1849761485

    Three Little Owls is a charming rhyming story by the Italian artist Emanuele Luzzati, and presented here in an English version by John Yeoman and with gorgeous new illustrations by Quentin Blake. Three irrepressible little owls take us on their journ ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last of the Spirits by Chris Priestley
    The Last of the Spirits - by Chris Priestley

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408851999 | ISBN 10: 1408851997

    Sam and Lizzie are freezing and hungry on the streets of Victorian London. When Sam asks a wealthy man for some coins, he is rudely turned away. Months of struggle suddenly find their focus, and Sam resolves to kill the man. Huddling in a graveyard f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alfie
    Alfie's Christmas - by Shirley Hughes

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849416498 | ISBN 10: 1849416494

    Join Alfie and Annie Rose for Christmas! Alfie opens his advent calendar and makes cards and presents. He sings carols and decorates the tree. And he writes a special letter to Father Christmas...   But what will Father Christmas bring on Chri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Snow by Walter de la Mare, illustrated by Carolina Rabei
    Snow - by Walter de la Mare, illustrated by Carolina Rabei

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571305575 | ISBN 10: 0571305571

    'No breath of wind, No gleam of sun Still the white snow Whirls softly down'  As the day draws to a close, a family prepares for Christmas - decorating the tree, hanging stockings by the fire, putting out a plate of mince pies...   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Father Christmas (40th Anniversary edition) by Raymond Briggs
    Father Christmas (40th Anniversary edition) - by Raymond Briggs

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780723277972 | ISBN 10: 0723277974

    Raymond Briggs, creator of The Snowman - inspiration for The Snowman and Snowdog - introduces us to a rather grumpy Father Christmas.  In this hilariously irreverent Christmas book, Father Christmas has awoken from a dream of summer sun to disco ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rover Saves Christmas by Roddy Doyle
    Rover Saves Christmas - by Roddy Doyle

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781407139739 | ISBN 10: 1407139738

    Nope: thats not a reindeer!   This laugh-aloud story of a wonder-dog is written by a real wonder author. Roddy Doyle has won the biggest grown-up fiction prize in the world: the Booker Prize.   But kids know that his stories about th ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
    A Christmas Carol - by Charles Dickens

    £4.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781407143644 | ISBN 10: 1407143646

    Dickens classic festive fairy tale, complete with ghosts, spooks and misers.   The ultimate Yuletide must-read! Christmas? Bah, humbug! Mean-tempered Ebenezer Scrooge intends to ruin the holiday season for everyone. Hes horrid to his employe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Another Night Before Christmas by Carol Ann Duffy, illustrated by Rob Ryan
    Another Night Before Christmas - by Carol Ann Duffy, illustrated by Rob Ryan

    £5.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780330523936 | ISBN 10: 0330523937

    A classic Christmas tale re-told for modern times by the Poet Laureate, with illustrations by Rob Ryan.  Its the night before Christmas and a young girl creeps like a mouse down the stairs, determined to find out for certain whether Santa is ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Night Before Christmas by Grandma Moses
    The Night Before Christmas - by Grandma Moses

    £9.95   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780789315687 | ISBN 10: 0789315688

    Magically bringing the sights, sounds, and sprit of the holiday season to life, Grandma Moses's unique illustrations elevate Moore's text to a new level. Readers will delight as they escape the commercialism of today's holiday season and share in the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Same Old Story Every Year by Anne Fine
    The Same Old Story Every Year - by Anne Fine

    £4.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780141302751 | ISBN 10: 0141302755

    "I have a surprise . . . this class is going to do the Christmas play!"   Maya longs to be in Mr Kelly's play! She can already see herself on the stage, waving her arms around and saying her words so loudly everyone at the back can hear. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Christmas Mystery by Jostein Gaarder
    The Christmas Mystery - by Jostein Gaarder

    £8.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780753808665 | ISBN 10: 0753808668

    A boy called Joachim acquires a strange old Advent calender - and uncovers from it the story of a girl called Elisabet, who disappeared from her home fifty years earlier. Elisabet has been taken back through time and right across Europe to Palestine, ... more

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