Lullaby for the King is a sumptuous, richly illustrated, lyrical picture book that follows a variety of birds and animals, some more familiar than others, as they travel to Bethlehem with gifts for a newborn king.
Peace on Earth is a beautifully illustrated, lyrical picture book which conveys a message of hope and reconciliation. It’s a wonderful book to help young children understand and acknowledge the differing emotions evoked as part of friendship and can also help them find ways to resolve their own conflicts.
We were really intrigued by the title, Santa’s Marvellous Mechanical Workshop, and had to read more! Lonely Lily is magically pulled into a Christmas adventure at Santa’s workshop. But will helping Santa also lead to her Christmas wish coming true?
Monsters at Christmas is a vibrant picture book which introduces readers to festive preparations – monster style!
KID CHRISTMAS of the CLAUS BROTHERS TOY SHOP is a heartwarming story of kindness and generosity sprinkled with a big dose of magic and festive cheer.
We really enjoyed reading Clara Claus Saves Christmas, a page turning festive adventure oozing with Christmas magic. Clara and her brother Nick are put in charge of all the Christmas preparations when Santa falls sick but there’s an incredible amount of work to be done and not a lot of time…
Through the North Pole Snow is a wonderfully heartwarming Christmas story with fabulous whimsical illustrations. When a little white fox finds a home with a kind old man she has no idea who he really is. The relationship that develops between them is beautiful and shows that kindness and compassion at Christmas can develop into…
The Woodcutter and the Snow Prince is a beautifully illustrated, inclusive retelling of The Snow Queen. The story of how lonely woodcutter, Kai, falls in love with a cursed snow prince is told in a sensitive and heartwarming way and has a wonderfully ethereal, fairytale feel.
The Big Christmas Bake is a beautifully illustrated, delicious countdown to making a Twelfth Night Cake. Written in rhyme, similar to the original Twelve Days of Christmas, it cleverly manages to include all the ingredients of the cake as well as the tradition of choosing the Twelfth Night king or queen.
If your little bookworm is looking for a festive activity you can have a lot of fun making Christmas book spine poems. Creating book spine poems at school, at home or in the library is a great way to promote literacy skills and encourage children to talk about stories. Book spine poems are also really simple to create! Just…