10 of the Best Christmas Books for Toddlers

If you are looking for amazing Christmas books for toddlers, here are 10 favourites to share with the younger members of the family this year.  There are many great Christmas-themed books for toddlers out there, but check our list to make sure your choices are exciting and interesting to them.

All these books are perfect for cuddlign up with at story time or bedtime, but remember that toddlers have a very short attention span, so we have only recommended the most interesting and engaging in our list of the top Christmas books you can read with your toddler this year.

Llama Llama Jingle Bells

This is a simple book with rhyming text that will be exciting for your toddler. The storyline is also pretty simple and straightforward. This is a good introduction to the Llama Llama series for the toddlers. In this book, little Llama gathers his friends around to offer gifts and decorate cookies, all in a bid to make Christmas memorable for them.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

This book has been made into two hilarious movies but the story of a Grinch who hates Christmas doesn't get old.  Read about his unhappiness and grumpiness, making him want to destroy Christmas for the residents of WhoVille. A lovely message about kindness and the true spirit of Christmas.

Little Blue Truck's Christmas

This will be an exceptional story for the toddler who love cars with the delightful little blue truck being tasked with saving Christmas. There are a lot of truck sounds and animal noises in this book. The little blue truck has been stuck in the mud but the animal friends he made on the way come to his rescue. In turn, the little blue truck is able to save Christmas for everyone.

That’s Not My Snowman

The adorable illustrations and touchy feely textures in this book make it an ideal Christmas title for your toddler. It is very interactive, with a simple, rhyming story. They will love touching the textured patches on the book as they try to discover the final snowman in the book.  We also love That's Not My Reindeer.

How to Catch an Elf

After waiting the whole year long, Christmas is finally here.  Will your toddler finally catch an elf this year?  This is a great book for parents seeking to start a good Christmas tradition for their kids.

The Berenstain Bears and the Joy of Giving

The Berenstain bears come again to bring the joy of Christmas to your kids this year. This book talks about how we should feel about giving to others and why Christmas season is the perfect time to do so. It’s one of the books in the sweet Berenstain bears series.

Bear Stays Up for Christmas

Bear usually spends the winter season in hibernation, saving his energy till the cold season is over. But this year his friends are determined to make sure that he also gets to enjoy a good Christmas and for that to happen, they must keep him awake. Your toddler will enjoy the different efforts the friends put into trying to keep the bear awake for Christmas.

The Polar Express

Reading this book will become one of your most treasured holiday traditions. It's a big book with colourful pictures your kids will enjoy, and a beautiful story. The movie version is in our must-see Christmas films list too.

The Christmas Wish

A little girl named Anja wants to become one of Santa’s elves. Deciding to do something about it, she  journeys to see Santa enlisting the help of her friends on the way. This book conveys the true magic of Christmas as you read on to find out whether he will grant her the Christmas wish.

Pete the Cat Saves Christmas

What happens when Christmas comes and Santa falls ill? Who will deliver the Christmas presents? It all comes down to Pete the Cat and, despite everything that can go wrong with this arrangement, he manages to save Christmas eventually.

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