Friday, November 20, 2009

Kid Friendly Friday - Christmas Books

I wanted to share with you are great list of Christmas books. I have been gathering them for a few years (some listed I do not own) and only take them out for the month of December. There's such anticipation and we have fun enjoying them during the advent season. I have gotten many of them at used books stores or on-line at No need to buy brand new! Click HERE for more information about how we celebrate Advent all season long.

Traditional Christmas story:

Little One We Knew You'd Come by Sally Lloyd-Jones - my favorite
There Was No Snow on Christmas Eve by Pam Munoz Ryan
The First Christmas produced by The Complete Works
How God Decorated Heaven for Christmas by Ron Mehl and Melody Carlson
The Christmas Path by Sue Wright
The Christmas Story told through the eyes of an animal:
A Dozen Silk Diapers by Melissa Kajpust
The Crippled Lamb by Max Lucado
Christmas is the Stable by Astrid Lindgren
Little Lambs Christmas by Josephine Page
The Donkey's Dream by Barbara Helen Berger
Who is Coming to Our House? by Joseph Slate and AShley Wolff

Christian Santa Stories:
Santa's Favorite Story by Hisako Aoki and Ivan Gratschev
A Special Place for Santa by Jeanne Pieper
Santa Are You for Real? by Harold Myra

Celebrations in Other Cultures:
The Legend of the Spider by Julie Puntch
The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tommy dePaola
Light the Lights by Margaret Moorman

Misc Stories:

The littlest Angel by Charles Tazewell
The Legend of the Candy Cane by Lori Walburg
The Tiny Star by Arthur Ginolfi
O Holy Night; Christmas With the Boys Choir of Harlem Illustrated by Faith Ringgold
Silent Night illustrated by Susan Jeffers
The Indescribable Gift by Richard Exley

Do you have a favorite Christmas book? I would LOVE to hear about them!

This is Kid Friendly Friday so link your post to ANYTHING kid friendly below. Can't wait to see what you have been up to this week!


  1. These are wonderful! Thank you for posting them!

  2. Around here we tend to be stuck in a rut - how the grinch stole Christmas, polar express, the night before Christmas, etc. It's nice to see a list of books that we don't know - we'll have to hit the library this season and read something new. Thanks!

  3. Yeah now I have new books to check out at the library..

  4. What a great list. Thanks. I linked to 3 of our favorite christmas books.

  5. You've got a bunch of my favorites listed.