Classic Christmas books
December 23, 2013
Looking for a good book to read your child this Christmas? Here are some Christmas classics you and your family can have fun reading together.
“Frosty the Snowman”
By Diane Muldrow (Little Golden Books)
Follow the magical tale of every children’s favorite snowman with a corncob pipe and a button nose and two eyes made out of coal as he comes to life this Christmas. Based on the 1969 television special, “Frosty the Snowman” is a Christmas favorite of children of all ages.
“Frozen” (Little Golden Books)
By Random House Disney
Mystical trolls, a hilarious snowman and magic all-around bring adventure and comedy come together in the book based on this year’s Disney Animation Studio’s holiday movie, “Frozen.” A prophecy traps a kingdom in a eternal winter, and young Anna and mountain man Kristoff and his reindeer set out on a daring journey to find Anna’s sister, the Snow Queen Elsa and put an end to her icy spell.
“The Polar Express”
By Chris Van Allsburg
This 1985 classic tale inspired the 2004 movie “The Polar Express.” On Christmas Eve, a young boy hops aboard the mysterious Polar Express on its way to the north pole. Upon his arrival, the boy is shocked when Santa chooses him to receive the first Christmas gift of the year. On the way back home the boy’s gift appears to have been lost. Follow this mysterious tale solved by a renewed belief in the Christmas spirit.
“How the Grinch Stole Christmas”
By Dr. Seuss
His heart is small and cold, and he’s the crankiest of the Christmas Scrooges. He’s the Grinch, and he hates Christmas! Nothing irks the Grinch more than holiday carols and noisy Christmas preparations. Join the Cindy-Lou and the citizens of Who-ville as they teach the Grinch and his dog Max the true meaning of Christmas in this classic Christmas tale.
“Llama Llama Holiday Drama”
By Anna Dewdney
Llama Llama hates to wait. Llama Llama and his momma race around baking cookies, decorating the trees and wrapping gifts for the upcoming holiday season, but will Christmas ever come? Some cuddles from Mama Llama remind Llama Llama that the real joy in Christmas in those around you.