We’ve already seen a huge surge in numbers of Christmas books being sold, especially for children. Maybe it’s because of our 10 for £10 offer? We wanted to know what you’ve been choosing to buy the kids for the bookshelf this Christmas. And here is our top ten of Childrens Christmas Books Bestsellers. Some you will definitely know well; others are modern classics. Which would be on your list?
#10 The Snow Queen
A sparkling retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale, filled with bravery and love. This version of a Christmas favourite brings it to life for a new generation of readers. Wrap up warm and read this with your little ones.
#9 The Nutcracker
Join Clara as she steps into a magical world of toy soldiers and beautiful fairies in this lavishly illustrated Christmas tale. The artist is Valeria Docampo and her style is adored.
#8 Mrs. Pepperpot’s Christmas
In this lovely Christmassy adventure Mrs Pepperpot is looking forward to the Christmas Market, and plans to buy lovely presents, but Mr Pepperpot isn’t so keen. But when Mrs Pepperpot shrinks, and hides in his rucksack she is able to use her persuasive powers to convince him otherwise…
#7 Mouse’s Christmas Wish
Judi Abbott’s mouse who just can’t seem to get to his friend Rabbit’s house for Christmas, is a funny festive celebration of friendship, perfect for young children.
#6 The Story of Christmas
What it’s all about, really. It’s been told many times and many ways. But the Christmas story is really brought to life for youngsters with simple drawings and rhyming text.
#5 Alfie’s Christmas
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… A lovely family story from Shirley Hughes.
#4 The Magical Snowman
Little Rabbit has made a wonderful snowman and doesn’t want to leave him. When he gets lost in the snow, a soft light sparkles through the trees and a very special friend appears to take him on a magical journey home. A really captivating story for this time of year!
#3 What’s A Christmas?
Good question! Four penguins witness an accident involving Santa and his reindeer. Then it transpires that the penguins don’t know who he is… or (shock, horror) what a Christmas is. Learn about Christmas time together with the penguins.
#2 Twas The Night Before Christmas
‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…’That is until Santa comes to visit! Claire Fennell’s unique, collage illustrations bring this story to life, mixing quirky patterns with characters that children will love.
Childrens Christmas Books Bestseller:
#1 The Night Before Christmas
Rediscover this classic Christmas rhyme with enchanting, modern illustrations from acclaimed young illustrator Harriet Muncaster. We know you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but who could resist that beautiful illustration on the front?
Which Christmas favourites would you have on your list? Let us know in the comments section, we’d love to hear from you.