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As the big day approaches, you'll want to use our Christmas books to read a selection of Christmas stories to your kids. We have children's Christmas stories in the form of picture books, readers and fiction.

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Children's Christmas Stories

As the big day approaches, you'll want to use our Christmas books to read a selection of Christmas stories to your kids. We have children's Christmas stories in the form of picture books, readers and fiction.

  • MMCH 3 years +

    Mr. Men Christmas Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Roger Hargreaves

    (6) Hand-picked favourites
    Created by Roger Hargreaves, the Mr. Men characters are among the most recognisable and iconic in children's books. Their gentle adventures have entertained generations of children and in this set, they star in 10 festive tales!

    A cracking Christmas gift (or perfect for building excitement and anticipation in the build-up to the big day), the colourful books follow Mr. Quiet as he tries to enjoy a silent night and find the gang putting on a pantomime.

    The Mr. Men also try their hands at winter sports and enjoy a White Christmas. There's also a book that finds Mr. Forgetful trying to remember to buy his Christmas tree and one that looks at if Mr. Mean will be able to cheer up and enjoy the festivities.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £35.00
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    • Just £0.60 per book
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    MBCB Toddlers

    My Big Christmas Bookcase (Collection)

    (2) Hand-picked favourites
    My Big Christmas Bookcase contains nine mini board books that will help introduce young children to all the joys of Christmas.

    From some of the most stunning winter animals to the nativity and Santa himself, the books feature colourful illustrations and will teach children over 100 festive first words.

    Sure to spark recognition and inspire young minds to a cracking Christmas, these little books are just lovely.
    • £3.49
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £11.50
    • Just £0.39 per book
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  • GOEC 3 years +

    We're Going on an Elf Chase (Hardback)

    Martha Mumford

    (3) Hand-picked favourites
    Due to phenomenal demand, our hand-picked edition of We're Going on an Elf Chase has now sold out. You can still buy this book with 20% off RRP by adding the paperback version (BSIZO) to your basket.

    Four bunnies join in an elf chase in this funny, fantastic and festive lift-the-flap picture book.

    Written by Martha Mumford and featuring artwork by Laura Hughes, the illustrator of We're Going on an Egg Hunt, this is a pacy story that finds the bunnies coming across all kinds of obstacles - from cloppy reindeer to roaring polar bears and flapping penguins - as they try to get the hop on 10 naughty elves.

    Each flap has a surprise underneath alongside Christmassy text and there's an even bigger surprise right at the end. Can you guess what it is? This is a fun and interactive picture book full of festive frolics.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
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  • FNCF 3 years +

    Fantastic Christmas Favourites Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

    (3) Hand-picked favourites
    This collection is a cracking Christmas treat! It's packed with fantastic festive tales ranging from the classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to madcap modern favourites including Aliens Love Panta Claus and Norman the Slug Who Saved Christmas.

    With a wide range of styles (both in artwork and text), this collection is perfect bedtime reading in the build-up to the big day and also ideal for sharing out at any Christmas party.

    There are bright and bold picture books full of zesty humour and more traditional styles as well. This collection also includes The Twelve Dogs of Christmas, a book that encourages children to pick out puppies from busy scenes.

    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £55.92
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    • Just £1.25 per book
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    EBFC 9 years +

    Enid Blyton's First Christmas and Other Stories (Hardback)

    Enid Blyton

    (3) Hand-picked favourites
    This beautiful book contains 16 of the most popular stories from the New Testament, all retold by Enid Blyton - one of the world's favourite authors.

    Originally published between the 1940s and '60s, this book includes the likes of The Three Wise Men and The First Christmas. The stories are beautifully illustrated in black and white.
    Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
    • £2.79
    • RRP £10.99
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  • TMAS 3 years +

    Christmas Wishes Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    (4) Hand-picked favourites
    This is a cracking Christmas collection of festive-themed storybooks. They all have lively rhyming text and magical illustrations that will excite and entertain children in the build-up to the big day.

    From classics like Jingle Bells and The 12 Days of Christmas to new favourites including The Stinky Sprouts and The Christmas Selfie Contest, these are sweet stories to share as the most wonderful time of the year approaches... Best of all, this collection comes with a cute plush Christmas keyring of a friendly penguin!

    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £59.90
    • Save £47.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
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    GOGL Toddlers

    I'm Just a Little... Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    (2) Hand-picked favourites
    'I'm just a little snowman, I have a carrot for a nose. I'm happy when it's frosty. I love it when it snows!'
    Three cute Christmas board books with 3D googly eyes!

    This collection includes stories about a little snowman, a little elf and a little reindeer. They all have fun rhyming text and fantastic illustrations that capture the spirit of the festive season.

    Format: board book
    • £4.49
    • RRP £17.97
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    • Just £1.50 per book
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  • FCBG Toddlers

    Santa's Little Bag of Books Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

    (3) Hand-picked favourites
    Father Christmas flies his sleigh over all sorts of colourful scenes; he will help your children learn numbers 1 through 12; the first words; his elves learn first words; and the snowmen try to find the odd one out.

    These little Christmas books are fantastically festive and will help your children learn all sorts of first skills.
    Format: board back
    • £4.99
    • RRP £15.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
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  • CCO2 11 years +

    A Christmas Carol (Paperback)

    Charles Dickens

    Hand-picked favourites
    Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, and he learns he will be visited by three spirits - Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet to Come - who reveal to him his miserable existence, the opportunities he squandered in his youth, the current cruelties he visits upon those around him, and the fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with a choice: death or redemption. Now available in an accessible, super-readable format with dyslexia-friendly features, for all readers.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • ATWH 3 years +

    All the Way Home (Hardback)

    Debi Gliori

    Hand-picked favourites
    Mummy Penguin has gone to find some fish and left Daddy in charge of looking after the egg. But then Daddy moves away from the Dad Huddle and finds himself and the egg whisked up into the air by a gust of wind. When they come back down to Earth, they land in the Arctic...

    Daddy must be brave and find his way home but the Arctic creatures are not very friendly. He soon bumps into a reindeer who is kind and then enjoys a breakfast with the Special Air Navigation Transport Authority. Will Daddy Penguin and the egg get back before Mummy returns? It might be possible if penguins could fly...

    Written and illustrated by Debi Gliori, this is a heart-warming tale about the bond between parent and child with a wonderfully wintry theme.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • STAH 3 years +

    Santa's House Collection - 20 Books (Collection)

    (7) Hand-picked favourites
    From a beautiful bedtime book about sleepy bears to stories about snow angels and a garden full of magic, this is a fantastic collection of 20 festive tales.

    Presented in a Santa's House-shaped box (each book is a different size and has a brickwork sleeve to make up his slanted roof) with cut-out windows, these books will inspire children to read for pleasure and are perfect for enjoying in the build-up to the big day.

    Among the books are a story about a smiling snowman; a tale about a puppy getting lost in the snow; and a teddy writing a letter to Santa.

    Format: paperback
    • £19.99
    • RRP £139.80
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    • Just £1.00 per book
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  • PSOC 3 years +

    Playhouse: The Story of Christmas (Hardback)

    Hand-picked favourites
    Read a rhyming version of the Story of Christmas and then fold out the book like a carousel and act out the tale using the figures included with the book.

    With flaps to lift and die-cut pieces, this interactive book comes presented in a convenient box with a handle for easy transportation and is full of fun artwork that is sure to catch the eye of any young reader.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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  • PAPT 3 years +

    Pick a Pine Tree (Hardback)

    Patricia Toht

    (1) Hand-picked favourites
    Written by Patty Toht and illustrated by Alan's Big, Scary Teeth creator Jarvis, this heart-warming book celebrates the traditional ritual of putting up and decorating your Christmas tree.

    Sure to raise excitement levels in the build-up to the big day, it takes the readers on a fantastically festive journey - all the way from choosing which tree to take from the lot (slim and tall or short and squat) and smelling that piney scent to digging out boxes full of tinsel and twinkling fairy lights.

    An evocative and uplifting tale of family time at Christmas, this book has rhythmical and lyrical text and stunning artwork.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
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  • BPV2 9 years +

    A Child's Christmas in Wales (Paperback)

    Dylan Thomas

    Hand-picked favourites
    Dylan Thomas's classic account of his childhood Christmases, with full colour illustrations by Peter Bailey. The special gift edition for Thomas's centenary now in paperback, with a beautiful gold-foiled cover. All the Christmases roll down toward the two-tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street... Dylan Thomas's lyrical account of his childhood Christmases in a small Welsh town, featuring wolves, bears, hippos and Mrs Prothero's cat, has become deservedly famous. This re-designed edition celebrates the centenary of his birth, and features full colour artwork from illustrator Peter Bailey. A beautiful gift edition of a classic work from one of Britain's best-loved writers, this is the perfect Christmas present for young readers building their own childhood Christmas memories.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • AHLC Toddlers

    Have Yourself a Hairy Little Christmas (Other)

    Hand-picked favourites
    Should Santa go for a full and fluffy beard or try something different (glitter could be cool?) this Christmas time?

    Have Yourself a Hairy Little Christmas is a tactile book with different styles of beard to try on every spread. It contains rhyming text, beautiful illustrations by Dawn Machell and so many textures to touch!

    It's a funny and festive treat that finds Santa taking inspiration from Close Shaves Weekly and trying a knitted beard, a crunchy 'ice' beard, a rainbow beard, a corrugated beard and a gorgeous glitter beard.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • CGRM 3 years +

    Christmas Gremlins (Paperback)

    Adam Guillain

    (3) Hand-picked favourites
    This interactive and festive follow-up to Supermarket Gremlins finds the mischievous characters getting ready for Christmas - with disastrous results!

    The Gremlines are hiding everywhere - from the tree to the chimney and even a bit too close to the turkey. Young readers will love lifting the flaps and finding them all.

    This rhyming story from Adam and Charlotte Guillain is packed with zany humour that complements Chris Chatterton's artwork!
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • AVGHK 3 years +

    The Christmas Eve Tree (Paperback)

    Delia Huddy

    (2)
    A poignant, exquisitely illustrated Christmas story, with words by Delia Huddy and pictures by rising star Emily Sutton. When the ugly little fir tree is taken to the city, no one wants to buy him; they prefer the big tall trees. But a homeless boy asks the shopkeeper if he can take the tree, and down by the river in a cardboard box, decorated with a few candles, the tree finds itself at the centre of a magical Christmas Eve it will never forget. A Christmas tale with a classic feel but a modern theme at its heart.
    • £5.89
    • RRP £6.99
    • Save £1.10
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