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6 books to read at Christmas

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 

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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

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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 

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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

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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

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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 

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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!

What’s your favourite book to read at Christmas? Let us know in the comment section below! 

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  • Dumitrescu Oana

    I like The Elf on the shelf 🙂
    Merry Christmas 🙂

    • Lucy Holland

      Such a brilliant idea isn’t it! Merry Christmas to you too 🙂

  • Glenda Profit

    The Snowman and the Snow dog although Grandma sometimes gets a bit sniffy

    • Lucy Holland

      It’s such a lovely story, and the finger puppet version is great for the little ones!

  • Natalie Crossan

    I love Stick Man!

    • Lucy Holland

      Yes Stick Man is a great one too Natalie!