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7 books all kids must read before Christmas

It is easily the happiest time of the year for kids as they deck up the Christmas tree, hang their stockings, and wear their beautiful Christmas hats!

As our kids prepare themselves for an awesome end to the year and a brilliant New Year, we have a few books that they could read to get into the holiday spirit even more! Here are 7 Christmas books each kid must read before Christmas!

1. How the Grinch Stole Christmas – Dr. Seuss

We have read it and it is only fair that our kids do too! It teaches kids to look past just the gifts and adore the love, togetherness, and kindness that this festival signifies.
“May be Christmas doesn’t come from a store. May be Christmas means a little bit more.”

2. The Night Before Christmas – Clement C. Moore

You could get the illustrated version of this poem and have a recital with your kids. Reading poems out loud is a fun way to spend a cold evening together.
“Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night!”

night before christmas

3. The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey – Susan Wojciechowski

This emotional book teaches about the power of friendship and the magic that this beautiful festival brings into our lives. It made us cry so, grab a few tissues before you get started. 

4. A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens

Oh, what do we say about this book! No one’s Christmas is complete without this one. It is a story of the redemption and the power of love.
“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.”

5. The Snowman – Raymond Briggs

This book has no words but lessons aplenty! The illustrations through the book are enjoyable and make for one amazing story session. The best part about this book is that it is open to interpretation. Do let us know what you make of the story!

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6. The Polar Express – Chris Van Allsburg

This book is magical in that it captures the wonder of Christmas delightfully. The kids will be mesmerized!
“Though I’ve grown old, the bell still rings for me, as it does for all who truly believe.”

7. Morris’ Disappearing Bag – Rosemary Wells

Christmas is a time of togetherness but often, amidst gifts, we forget to make time for our loved ones. This book teaches kids the importance of appreciating our family members and celebrating the holidays with them. Heart-warming!

Do you have any more books that you are going to read your child this month? Share them with us.

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