Christmas Is A Special Time And Calls For Special Stories. Families thrive on special moments and memories, the kind that are shared and made together. Creating family traditions is an important part of a child’s life, helping them to feel connected and important. One of the simplest family traditions is reading a Christmas book together. Create magical memories for your little ones with these spellbinding Christmas books for toddlers, featuring heaps of festive fun and wonderful stories they’ll treasure forever.
I Am Sure You Will Find The Magic You Are Looking For In These Wonderful Christmas Books.
Do you have a favorite Christmas book for your toddlers?
1Room for a Little One: A Christmas Tale
Room for a Little One: A Christmas Tale by Martin Waddell,
This favorite Christmas picture book is now available in a reduced size padded board book perfect for little hands with bright red foil on the cover to share the holiday cheer!
In the stable next to an inn, Kind Ox is just settling in for the night when Old Dog comes into the stable. Kind Ox makes room for Old Dog, who in turn makes room for Stray Cat, who then makes room for Small Mouse–and each time, the larger animal says to the small, “There’s always room for a little one here.” Finally, Tired Donkey comes by, carrying Joseph and Mary, who asks “Where will my child be born?” Kind Ox replies, “There is always room for a little one here.” And so, Jesus is born in the stable with the animals all around Him.
Age Range 3-7
2Itsy Bitsy Christmas: You’re Never Too Little for His Love
Itsy Bitsy Christmas: You’re Never Too Little for His Love by Max Lucado,
Do you ever feel like you are too small or too ordinary? This is just how Itsy and Bitsy feel. When these two charming little mice hear that a King is coming to Bethlehem, they set off with great enthusiasm to find Him. Along the way, they are met with discouraging words telling them they are too little and unimportant for any king. Just when Itsy and Bitsy begin to believe they really aren’t big enough for the new King, they learn that Christ the King has indeed come for everyone.
“The King has come! Even for a little one like me!”
Age Range 2-4
3The Crippled Lamb
The Crippled Lamb by Max Lucado,
For younger children, the classic book The Crippled Lamb has been revised slightly and is presented in the popular board book format, perfect for little hands and durable enough to withstand some “toss and tumble.”
Age Range 2-4
4Christmas in the Manger
Christmas in the Manger by Nola Buck and Felicia Bond,
The classic Christmas story, a joy to share with young children.
The gentle beauty of the story of the first Christmas is now available as a board book. With a simple, lyrical text and radiant artwork, this book is perfect for the youngest child to be a part of the wonder of the Nativity.
Parents, grandparents, and caregivers have all embraced this telling. Don’t miss this beautiful little book from the acclaimed team of Nola Buck and Felicia Bond.
Age Range: 2-4
5The Christmas Baby
The Christmas Baby by Marion Dane Bauer,
When Mary and Joseph’s child was born, the good tidings spread from the animals in the manger, to the shepherds in the fields, to the kings in distant lands, and even to the angels in the heavens! Now every time a baby is born, we celebrate and people travel from far and wide to greet the new baby—because every new baby is a small miracle.
Filled with lyrical text and lush illustrations, this Classic Board Book is the perfect gift for baby’s first Christmas!
Age Range 2-4
6Song of the Stars
Song of the Stars by Sally Lloyd-Jones,
This board book edition of Song of the Stars, written by New York Times bestselling author Sally Lloyd-Jones, is a Christmas book that explores the joy and excitement and celebration in all of the creation at the coming of Jesus. They’ve been waiting with eager longing for the coming of God’s long-promised son, and when at last he arrives, the whole earth holds its breath: their Creator, Jesus, Emmanuel has come to the world that he made. Mountains, trees, seas, skies, stars, animals—the rumor spreads that at last, the time has come. It’s time! He’s here!
Age Range 4-8
7A Star for Jesus
A Star for Jesus by Crystal Bowman,
Beautiful illustrations and playful rhyming text bring the story of Jesus’ birth alive for young children in A Star for Jesus. This board book, die-cut to enhance the shape of the star on the front cover, is a perfect gift to help little ones understand that “God made the stars and put them up high to shine down on earth from up in the sky.” But long ago God made a special star. He put it in the sky to send a message: “Jesus our Savior has come …”
Age Range 4-8
8Who is Coming to Our House?
Who is Coming to Our House? by Joseph Slate,
A modern Christmas classic about how the animals prepare a cozy welcome for the baby Jesus.
“Who is coming to our house?
Someone, someone,” says Mouse.
As Pig makes room, Lamb cleans up, Goose stacks the hay, and Duck lines the crib with eiderdown, Mary and Joseph are on their way by donkey. All the animals are eager to welcome the baby Jesus to their home.
Age Range 1-3
9Donkey’s Christmas Song
Donkey’s Christmas Song by Nancy Tafuri,
Now in board! A warm, broadly appealing celebration of the first Christmas, in which a donkey and other favorite animals welcome a very special baby.
A very special baby is born in a stable under a star, surrounded by friendly farmyard animals. The donkey wants to be the first to welcome the baby, but he is too shy. So the doves welcome him with their “Coo-coo,” the cow with her “Moo-moo,” and all the other animals in turn. Then, the baby welcomes the shy donkey with his own sweet smile. The donkey brays – “Hee-aw!” – and the baby laughs with joy! Then all snuggle around the baby and settle into sleep.
This warm presentation of the first Christmas celebrates the wonder of a baby’s birth and welcomes all into the spirit of holiday joy.
Age Range 2-3
10Jesus, Me, and My Christmas Tree
Jesus, Me, and My Christmas Tree by Crystal Bowman,
Christmas is an exciting time, especially when it comes to decorating the tree. But is there more to this tradition than simple fun?
Told in rhyme, this story details the meaning behind the common ornaments and symbols we place on our Christmas trees each year, as well as the reasons why we top the tree with a star and gather presents underneath. –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Age Range 2-5
Christmas Angels by Crystal Bowman and Claudine Gévry,
Oversized die-cut format with a great value price.
My Thanksgiving Prayer—This book features a child thanking and praising God for the big and small joys of life. Children will delight in the colorful pictures and catchy rhyme. And they’ll love the oversized board book. Christmas Angels—Preschoolers will love this oversized board book about the angels in the Christmas story. They’ll learn what the angels did and why we use angel decorations today.
Crystal Bowman’s rhyming skill makes Christmas Angels a delight to read. And Claudine Gévry’s adorable illustrations will hold the interest of children and storytellers alike. CRYSTAL BOWMAN likes using rhyming words in her stories, poems, and children’s songs. She also enjoys going for walks, eating ice cream, and spending time with her family. CLAUDINE GèVRY You can find Claudine diving the oceans with Technicolor fish, camel riding in the Sahara, trekking in a jungle populated with wild monkeys, or exploring the African savanna in search of huge elephants. Although adventurous, she sometimes gets scared when coming upon a giant spider or other scary beasts. At that time she heads back to the comfort of her studio, where she draws all the wonderful things she saw and dreams of her next visit to faraway lands.
Age Range 2-5
12The Story of Christmas
The Story of Christmas by Rebecca Thornburgh,
A classic bestseller presented in a new size with fresh, bright illustrations. Here is the story of the Nativity told in 200 words that are simple enough for a toddler to understand. From the Annunciation by the angel through Jesus’s birth, the angels’ appearance to the shepherds, and the journey of the wise men, the Christmas story is presented in its most traditional form. Vibrant new illustrations are paired with classic text to bridge the connection between the biblical story of Jesus’s birth and today’s Christmas celebration. This book is unsurpassed as an introduction to the significance of the Christmas holiday.
Ages Range 2-5