There’s nothing better than getting stuck into a good book. With magical adventures, Snowmen that come to life and mischievous elves, we’re sure you’ll love these 6 books to read with your children over the festive season.
1. The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher
Tom Fletcher famous for writing songs with his band McFly has now turned his hand to writing children’s stories. The story is all about a little boy who meets a very special dinosaur on Christmas Eve and embark on a magical adventure together meeting singing elves, flying reindeer and Santa along the way!
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2. ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore
This is the perfect bedtime story to read to your children the night they go to bed before Christmas to get them excited for Santa’s arrival the next day. I remember my dad reading it to me as a child on the night of Christmas Eve and this old classic poem is brought to life in this book and is sure to take even their grown-ups right back to their childhood.
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3. The Snowman and the Snowdog by
Find out what happens when a little boy builds a Snowman and a Snowdog that magically come to life overnight! And you can bring the story to life for your little ones with this special Finger Puppet edition.
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4. MOG’s Christmas Calamity by Judith Kerr
Mog, everyone’s favourite family cat wakes up early on Christmas day and causes a Christmas calamity! Can she save the day before it’s too late?!
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5. How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
The Grinch is possibly one of the meanest creatures we know. The Grinch hates Christmas! He hatches a plot to steal Christmas but is in for a big surprise! With hilarious rhymes and beautiful illustrations this is a brilliant book to read this Christmas.
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6. The Elf on the Shelf
The Elf on the Shelf is a fantastic new tradition that the whole family can enjoy. Santa is sending out his boy scout elves along with a storybook, to sit in the homes of children all over the world to check help Santa with his naughty and nice list. He will report back to Santa nightly about which children have been behaving themselves, and which ones haven’t!