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Christmas Reads for Every Age

30th November 2017

There's nothing that gets us in the mood for Christmas quite like a festive themed book. Here are some of our favourites for each age group:


That's Not My Elf 

A Christmas bestseller, this festive themed 'That's Not My' is ideal for a Christmas Eve story. Follow the little white mouse through the pages to the elf with the sparkly bell.

Baby's Very First Christmas Cloth Book

This soft book, with crackly pages is perfect for tiny hands to explore. Babies will love the bright, festive pictures from the friendly snowmen to Santa in his sleigh.

Early Years

Pop-up Christmas

Children will love turning the pages of this magical book to see each festive scene come to life. From building a snowman, to Santa's sleigh flying across the sky, this book is a real seasonal treat.

The Snow Queen

Introduce young children to the magic of Hans Christian Andersen, in this enchanting retelling of the classic fairy tale. Beautifully illustrated throughout, and perfect for a wintery storytime.

Young Fiction

Christmas Around the World

This enchanting story explores all the traditions and customs of Christmas from around the world. Great for sharing together, or for children to enjoy independently.

Ice Cat

When Tom makes a cat of ice and snow, it comes to life at night: roaming the streets, prowling his dreams, but what can it be looking for? The perfect snowy story to snuggle up with.

Middle Grade

A Christmas Carol

Treat your children to this beautifully illustrated, unabridged version of the classic Christmas story, and find out what happens when three spirits visit mean-hearted Ebenezer Scrooge.


Transport yourself to a magical world set in the snowy streets of Victorian London. The ideal fantasy story, full of adventure, and perfect for a winter's read.


...And A Happy New Year?

Spend Christmas with a group of your fictional best friends as they prepare for the ultimate New Year's Eve party. What could possibly go wrong?

Lola and the Boy Next Door

With the winter formal approaching, all Lola wants is to attend it dressed like Marie Antoinette. If only that was her only problem... Fall for this classic love story about the boy next door, set on a winter's backdrop.