Christmas Books For Kids – Christmas Gift Ideas

Having been sent lots of books to review recently. I decided to compile them into a Christmas Gift Ideas post. Below you will find 13 ideas for Christmas Books For Kids.

Christmas Books For Kids Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas Books For Kids With A Christmas Theme

A Big Cheer For Wayne Dear

Richard Morrell

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A beautifully illustrated Christmas book that follows Wayne Dear and his reindeer friends with their Christmas preparations. Learn about sparkling lights, wrapping of presents, route mapping and present delivery. This book contains a true story of friendship. We have written a full review. You can purchase this book online from Sophie Morrell for £6.00.

Santa Goes On Strike

Jem Vanston

santa goes on strike

Santa is depressed. He is sad that everyone has become selfish and greedy. People have forgotten the true meaning of Christmas. Santa decides to go on strike! This book, written as a poem, will help you to remember the true meaning of Christmas. I have written a full review for Santa Goes on Strike.

The Night Before Christmas

Rose Collins

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The Night Before Christmas is a poem that we all know. A Christmas classic by Clement Clarke Moore. This children’s picture book is based on the original but has an animal twist. In this version Santa visits a family of bears on Christmas Eve. Share this classic Christmas tradition with your children to build up the excitement of Christmas. It will help prepare them for Santa’s visit on Christmas Eve.

Santa Socks

Simon Davidson

personalised childrens christmas book santa socks

Just like the Bang On Books below you can fully personalise this Christmas story with your child’s name, gender, character likeness and their very own photo. Can your child help the elves save Christmas? Will they be able to make enough Christmas stocking and socks in time? They are needed to put the Christmas gifts in!  You can read our full review here. You can purchase this book online from Bang on Books for £17.99.

My Mother Is A Christmas Elf

Chantelle Joy Otto

my mother is a christmas elf

A lovely book that not only reminds us how hard our mothers work over the Christmas period. This is a book that reminds us of the true meaning of Christmas. Not only should Christmas be about spending time together. Christmas should be a time to about create memories to remember forever. Our full review can be found here.

Christmas Books For Kids That Can Be Personalised

Unicorn Oo

Simon Davidson & Hannah Walton

personalised childrens books bang on books unicorn oo

Creating a magical journey for your child to stop a sorcerer casting nasty spells. Your child will discover a leprechaun, a mermaid, a dragon and a troll. Unicorn Oo’s moral is learning about friendships and giving people second chances. This book can be fully personalised with your child’s name, gender, character likeness and their very own photo. You can read our full review here. You can purchase this book online from Bang on Books for £17.99.

The Golden Key

Hannah Walton

personalised childrens books bang on books the golden key

Transport your child into a world of pirates and treasure. Your child will have to help the sailor find his golden key to open his treasure chest. Will the naughty pirates get to it first? This pirate adventure will teach your child about sharing and teamwork. Fully personalise this book with your child’s name, gender, character likeness and their very own photo. You can read our full review here. You can purchase this book online from Bang on Books for £17.99.

Christmas Books For Kids Story Books

Scott and the Runaway Sock

Niall Cunniffe

scott and the runaway sock

Scott and his friend Stitch have never left the safety of the sock drawer. Stitch wants to go and explore but the outside world is a scary place. A story of friendship and helping each other. Will Scott save his friend from the dangers outside the sock drawer? I have written a full review of Scott and the Runaway Sock.

The Boy With His Head Stuck In A Book

Frankie O’Reilly & Anna Broadhurst

the boy with his head stuck in a book

The Boy With His Head Stuck In A Book is an augmented reality book for children aged 7-11. Frankie O’Reilly, a primary English teacher, noticed that disengaged students were more inclined to pick up a book with a technological element. He wrote this book to bridge the gap between literature and digital media. In this book an ordinary boy is dragged to the library much to his dismay. He comes across an ancient, mysterious book with a mind of its own. His head becomes trapped within its pages he is catapulted into a magical world. Using your smart phone or tablet will help you explore this magical world filled with dinosaurs, dragons, pirates and ghosts. Anna Broadhurst created the Augmented Reality used is this book which really brings the story to life.

The Adventures of Jenny and Philip – The Naughtiest Girl In The World

Dawn-Maria France

the adventures of jenny and philip

The Adventures of Jenny and Philip is the first book in a new series. It is a modern fable that hopes to teach children about appreciating what we have. It also teaches us that we should help those who are less fortunate. Jenny is a young girl from Yorkshire. She wants to be the naughtiest girl in the world. Jenny doesn’t appreciate her long-suffering aunt and uncle with whom she lives. They provide her with a safe and loving environment. Jenny has a best friend. A talking cat named Philip. He can take Jenny on adventures in her imagination. Hopefully he can show Jenny how lucky she is!

Hugo and the Bird Gnome Wars

Jeff Mills

hugo and the bird gnome wars

Jeff Mills’ blends fantasy with history creating a spellbinding children’s adventure. He has used beautiful North Devon for inspiration. This book provides heart-pounding adventure and is based on actual historical detail. Hugo and the Bird Gnome Wars is a tale of fantasy, high stakes and friendship that everyone will love. Full details of the book can be found in our post here.

Parrots Don’t Live In The City!

Lucy Reynolds & Jenna Herman

parrots dont live in the city

Emily and Jack are playing in the park. Jack is sure he sees a parrot. Emily is sure that parrots don’t live in the city. Hidden in the books beautifully drawn illustrations can you find the parrots in the city? A beautiful book written in rhyming verse makes this book easy to appeal to a young audience. You can read our review of the Parrots Don’t Live In The City here.

Hedgehogs Don’t Live In The City!

Lucy Reynolds & Jenna Herman

hedgehogs dont live in the city

Just like the book Parrots Don’t Live In The City can you find the hedgehogs in the book Hedgehogs Don’t Live In The City? Written with input from the British Hedgehog Preservation Society. It also has the support of their Patron Ben Fogle. This book comes at a time when the hedgehog is rapidly disappearing. You can read our full review here.

DISCLOSURE – We were gifted the books included in this post to create this gift guide – Christmas Books For Kids. We always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs and experiences of the products. *This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

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