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Recommended Yuletide Reads for Children/Teens

A selection of fantastic Christmas/Yuletide stories for children and young adults!

Most books can be ordered within 7-10 days, subject to availability. If you need a book urgently, or by a specific date, you can always contact us before ordering to ask how long it will take
The Very Merry Murder Club - by Serena Patel and Robin Stevens (Editors) - £7.99
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

Stories for Christmas - by Enid Blyton - £7.99
Snuggle down with this charming collection of wintry and Christmas stories from the world’s best loved storyteller. Perfect for children aged 5 and up!  From tales of hot roasted chestnuts to shared gifts and falling snow, celebrate the fes ... more

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Night Before Christmas (Board book) - by Eric Carle - £7.99
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

The Nightmare Before Christmas - by Tim Burton - £7.99
It was late one Fall in Halloweenland, And the air had quite a chill. Against the moon a skeleton sat, Alone upon a hill...  Jack Skellington is the most important figure in Halloween Town and for years he has delighted in organising macab ... more

We Wish You A Merry Christmas and Other Festive Poems - by Chosen and illustrated by Chris Riddell - £9.99
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

The Christmasaurus - by Tom Fletcher, illustrated by Shane Devries - £7.99
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

The Miraculous Sweetmakers: The Frost Fair - by Natasha Hastings, illustrated by Alex T. Smith - £12.99
An amazing and captivating, curl-up-on-the-sofa debut about a magical frost fair and the lasting power of friendship.  It’s a cold winter during the Great Frost of 1683. Thomasina and Anne are the best of friends, one running her father’s ... more

This Winter (A Heartstopper novella) - by Alice Oseman - £8.99
A short novella based on the beloved characters from Alice Oseman’s acclaimed debut novel Solitaire and graphic novel series Heartstopper – now a major Netflix series. From the author of the 2021 YA Book Prize winning Loveless.  The festi ... more

How to Hide a Lion at Christmas - by Helen Stephens - £6.99
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

The Turkey That Voted For Christmas - by Madeleine Cook, illustrated by Samara Hardy - £6.99
Timmy Turkey would love to see Christmas come to Pear Tree Farm. But how can that happen when all his family always vote 'NO'?  Timmy leads a brilliant campaign. But how will the animals vote? And how will they escape Farmer Carver's turkey twiz ... more

I'll Be Home for Christmas - by Various authors - £7.99
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

The Snow Dragon - by Abi Elphinstone, illustrated by Fiona Woodcock - £7.99
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

Santa's Christmas Countdown (Board Book) - by Kath Jewitt, illustrated by Sebastien Braun - £10.99
Santa is getting ready for Christmas Eve, but he's lost his list of jobs to do!  This large format board book tells a fun rhyming tale of Santa who is getting ready to deliver presents around the world.  Toddlers will love the large touch and feels ... more

Santa's New Sleigh - by Caroline Crowe - £6.99
Fabulous festive picture book from the creators of the bestselling Santa’s New Beard – a perfect stocking-filler gift!  Christmas Eve was here at last, The countdown clock was ticking fast... But yikes! When Santa turned the key (The r ... more

Santa's New Reindeer - by Caroline Crowe, illustrated by Jess Pauwels - £7.99
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

The Christmas Carrolls: The Christmas Competition - by Mel Taylor-Bessent, illustrated by Selom Sunu - £7.99
'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

The Pug Who Wanted to Be an Elf - by Bella Swift - £6.99
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

The Christmas Carrolls - by Mel Taylor-Bessent, illustrated by Selom Sunu - £7.99
Wish it could be Christmas every day? Well, for nine-year-old Holly Carroll and her family, it is!  Living her merriest life in a house with year-round fairy lights and Christmas trees, a carol-singing toilet and a diva donkey who thinks he's a rein ... more

Santa Claus is Coming to The Town - by Thomishia Booker - £9.40
"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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