Dec 24th: Emily Guille-Marrett (aka Reading Fairy) chooses The Night Before Christmas
Author: Clement Clarke Moore / Illustrator: Robert Sabuda The Story: This is a truly magical Christmas edition of Clement Clarke Moore’s classic poem. The rhythm and rhyme make it joyful to read aloud and share together with family and friends of any age.
Dec 21st: Kate Eccles chooses The Christmas Story – An Exquisite Pop-Up Retelling
Author / Illustrator: Robert Sabuda The Christmas Story – An Exquisite Pop-Up Retelling: This spectacular retelling of the traditional Christmas Story is brought to life by Robert Sabuda’s amazing paper engineering.
Dec 18th: Acorn Books chooses Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama
The Story: Sadie is a little girl whose parents come from two different cultural backgrounds. During the holiday season they celebrate both with a joint Christmas and Hanukkah celebration. The house is decorated with angels and Jewish stars, they eat latkes and turkey and their whole extended family come together to share the stories of the…
Dec 17th: Laura Watkinson chooses The Jolly Christmas Postman
Author: Allan Ahlberg / Illustrator: Janet Ahlberg The Story: The Jolly Christmas Postman is a classic festive story about a jolly postman delivering letters to all kinds of familiar fairytale characters.
Dec 11th: Book Monster Ally chooses The Christmas Truce
Author: Hilary Robinson / Illustrator: Martin Impey
Dec 8th: Claire Zinkin (aka MinervaMoan) chooses The Snowman
The Story: A young boy builds a snowman in the garden. In the middle of the night he wakes, and sees that the snowman has come alive.
Dec 4th: Kim (aka BookBairn) chooses Oliver Elephant
The Story: Little Noah is going Christmas shopping with his mummy, sister Evie-May and, of course, his favourite soft toy Oliver Elephant.
Dec 1st: Library Girl (aka Jo Cummins) chooses The Mouse That Cancelled Christmas
The Story: Following a traumatic incident involving a bauble when he was a baby, Mouse now only sees the danger lurking in Christmas.