By Jeannine Scott, North Columbus Library, Chattahoochee Valley Libraries
Have you heard of 25 Books before Christmas? Wrap 25 books and place them under the tree. Let your child unwrap one each evening and enjoy a special bedtime story together! Here are our recommendations for holiday titles that are entertaining for you and your little one. Books make perfect gifts!
- A Unicorn Named Sparkle’s First Christmas by Amy Young
- Fancy Nancy Splendiferous Christmas by Jane O’Connor
- Santa Comes to Little House by Laura Ingalls Wilder
- Click, Clack, Ho! Ho! Ho! By Doreen Cronin
- Santa Bruce by Ryan Higgins
- If You Take a Mouse to the Movies by Laura Numeroff
- Pick a Pine Tree by Patricia Toht
- The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s Christmas 123 by Eric Carle
- Dinosaur’s Night Before Christmas by Jim Harris
- Santa’s Favorite Story by Hisako Aoki
- Santa Claus & The Three Bears by Kathy Duvall
- The Great Pirate Christmas Battle by Michael G. Lewis
- Here Comes Santa Cat by Deborah Underwood
- Santa Duck by David Milgrim
- Elfis: A Christmas Tale by Alan Katz and Pete Fornatale
- Santa Rex by Molly Idle
- Santasaurus by Niamh Sharkey
- Santa’s Secrets Revealed by James Solheim
- Santa Paws by Rachael McKenna
- Pete the Cat Saves Christmas by Eric Litwin
- Ninja Claus! By Arree Chung
- Fa La La by Leslie Patricelli
- Christmas Parade by Sandra Boynton
- Santa’s Kwanzaa by Garen Thomas
- This is Christmas by Tom Booth
New 2019 Holiday Family Reads:
Long ago, on a silent night by Julie Berry
The miracle of Christmas comes alive in this celebration of unconditional love and the hope and promise in every child.
There’s An Elf in Your Book by Tom Fletcher
Don’t let the elf trick you into being naughty! Just follow his instructions to sing a Christmas carol, clap, burp… Children will be delighted to participate in this satisfying holiday tale.
Nutcracker Night by Mireille Messier
The Nutcracker ballet comes to life, as a little girl joyfully experiences her first visit to see the ballet.
Happy Howlidays! (Vol. 2) by James Patterson
Junior experiences many things during his first Christmas, including something called snow, a tree that seems to have sprouted in the middle of the Picture Box Room, and packs of strange humans called Carol.
Reserve your copy at your local Chattahoochee Valley Library or buy on Amazon!