Monday, December 1, 2008

Christmas Books for Children

Every December, we get out our collection of Christmas books and read a book a night. The photo is of the kids a few years ago. Here are the books we read:

  • Christmas retold by Lise Caldwell

  • Santa Bear by Marcia Leonard

  • What Star Is This? by Joseph Slate

  • Santa's Busy Night by Michael Rex

  • The Mitten by Jan Brett

  • Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve? by Jan Brett

  • Christmas Mice by Bethany Roberts

  • The Donkey's Christmas Song by Nancy Tafuri

  • Christmas Stories and Poems illustrated by Lisa McCue

  • The Christmas Story retold by Jane Werner

  • Who is Coming to Our House? by Joseph Slate

  • The Missing Mitten Mystery by Steven Kellogg

  • A Child's Story of Christmas illustrated by Karin Williams

  • This Is the Star by Joynce Dunbar and Gary Blythe

  • Merry Christmas, Strega Nona by Tomie de Paola

  • Come and See by Monica Mayper

  • Who Will Guide My Sleigh Tonight by Jerry Pallotta

  • Home for the Holidays by Sonia W. Black

  • Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Beuhner

  • The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore, illustrated by Mary Engelbreit

  • An Angel Came to Nazereth by Anthony Knott

  • A Child Was Born: A First Nativity Book by Grace Maccarone

  • Stories of Santa: Up on the Housetop and Jolly Old Saint Nicholas by Hallmark

  • Bear Stays Up for Christmas by Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman

  • The Snow Must Go On! by Molly Wigand

  • Christmas Magic by Michael Garland

  • One Baby Jesus by Patricia A. Pingry

  • Silent Night Illustrated by Darcy May

  • Arthur's Perfect Christmas by Marc Brown

  • Jolly Old Santa Claus Original Story by Sparkie with oil paintings by George Hinke


1 comment:

The Happy Housewife said...

Great list of books. I will be checking my library to see if they have them!