Top 5 Best Christmas Books for Children

This sparkling range of children's books features festive stories and fun Yuletide activities that will keep kids of all ages captivated over the Christmas holidays.

Quentin Blake's A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens & Quentin Blake

This classic Christmas tale is retold with the lively illustrations of brilliant children's illustrator, Quentin Blake. Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean and miserly old man, but will he change his ways once he comes to realise the terrible consequences of his miserable manner?

Get Ready for Santa: 3-in-1 Activity Set

Creative kids aged 3+ will love this little craft set, with which they can make a beautiful paper lantern, write a letter to Santa and even make their own stocking with felt pieces, glitter glue, thread, sequins, stuffing, a plastic needle and the all-important pompoms!

A Child's Christmas in Wales

Dylan Thomas

For children aged 9+, this wonderful book provides a lyrical account of Dylan Thomas's childhood Christmases in a little Welsh town, and features wolves, bears, hippos and Mrs Prothero's cat! This timeless classic is complemented by vibrant colour illustrations by talented illustrator, Peter Bailey.

The Anti-Boredom Christmas Book

Andy Seed

This awesome activity book for kids aged 5+ is filled with all sorts of engaging tasks, such as making your own igloo, creating Christmas cards and answering festive quizzes! There are lots of festive facts, ridiculous lists and jolly jokes to enjoy, too, with wonderful illustrations throughout. Perfect for keeping little ones occupied during the Christmas holidays!

Create Your Own Winter Wonderland: Collage Canvas

Youngsters aged 3+ will love creating their very own beautiful Christmas collage with glitter, paint, pompoms and more! Put it up on the wall on Christmas Day for the whole family to enjoy.

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    Fully illustrated and beautifully presented in a wonderful hardback format, A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas is a perfect introduction to his stunning works for children aged 9 and over. It's also a nostalgic read for grown-ups!

    Providing a lyrical account of his childhood Christmases in a small Welsh town - featuring wolves, bears, hippos and Mrs. Prothero's cat - A Child's Christmas in Wales is a timeless classic.

    Complemented by the stunning colour illustrations by the hugely talented Peter Bailey, this book cannot fail to impress.
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    Charles Dickens is one of the world's greatest storytellers and here he is joined by the world's greatest children's illustrator to present his much-loved festive classic, A Christmas Carol.

    We all know and love the story... Ebenezer Scrooge is a cold-hearted old man who doesn't believe in charity or good humour - and he absolutely despises Christmas. But everything changes one Christmas Eve when he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future...

    Brought to life with black-and-white and colour illustrations from the former Children's Laureate, Quentin Blake's A Christmas Carol brilliantly captures the spirit of the festive season and will make for a perfect keepsake gift this year for children aged 9 and over.
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    Make your own Winter Wonderland Collage is a canvas that will inspire any child to use their cracking creative skills.

    With glitter, paint and other materials to use, kids will love either copying the winter wonderland scene on the front of the box of making their own fantastically festive picture.

    Ages 3 plus

    Packaging dimensions: 280 x 360mm. Canvas dimensions: 300 x 250mm
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    This little craft set is ideal for any creative children who are excited about the visit from Santa as we approach 25 December.

    There's a gorgeous paper lantern; everything a child needs to write a letter to Santa in the build-up to the big day; and even the chance to put together their own stocking using felt pieces, glitter glue, thread, star-shaped sequins, pompoms, stuffing and a plastic needle. Instructions are also included.

    Ages 3 plus
    Packaging dimensions: 410 x 310mm
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    Find out who banned Christmas carols; make your own igloo; and create some cracking Christmas cards with the fun-filled activities featured in The Anti-Boredom Christmas Book.

    Fully illustrated in colour, the book has festive facts, silly lists, jolly jokes, Christmassy quizzes and other winter-themed activities to enjoy and complete.

    With its eye-catching style and sense of humour running throughout, this book also encourages children to talk about their favourite Christmas films and write their own silly version of the 12 Days of Christmas.