The Best Christmas Books for Kids

A few of our favorite Christmas book
Today, I'm sharing some of our favorite Christmas storybooks. These are perfect for classroom read alouds or bedtime stories by the fire. I hope you will discover a new book to add to your home or classroom library. 
Turkey Claus is the perfect book to read after Thanksgiving!
Turkey Claus: This is the perfect first Christmas book to read after Thanksgiving. It bridges the two holidays perfectly, and if you've read Silvano's other Turkey books, you know this will be a favorite with the kiddos. Last time I checked, Amazon had the hardcover for $7.99! 
'Twas the Night Before Christmas- updated version
'Twas the Night Before Christmas: This updated classic is a must have! You will want to read this beautiful book again and again with your littles!
The Sweet Smell of Christmas is a favorite of both children and adults!
The Sweet Smell of Christmas: This was my favorite book as a child, and I couldn't wait to share it with my own children. The scratch and sniff pages and sweet simplicity have the kids asking for it regularly.
The Little Reindeer is a beautiful Christmas storybook
The Little Reindeer: I just added this treasure to our little library! It's the perfect quiet, magical read aloud or bedtime story on a chilly December night. 
All the Pete the Cats fans will love this Christmas adventure!
Pete the Cat Saves Christmas: For all the Pete the Cat fans out there, check out Pete's adventure to help Santa and save Christmas!
Elf on the Shelf participating in the nativity with The First Christmas Night
The First Christmas Night: Two years ago, our Elf brought this book upon his arrival. It was a beautiful way to remind the kids of the true reason for the season. It is written in the same format as 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, and the gorgeous illustrations bring the Christmas story to life. 
Classic Frosty the Snowman Christmas book
Little Golden Books- Frosty the Snowman and The Christmas Story: Oldies but goodies!
Silly Christmas story for kids
It's Christmas, David!: This may not be riveting classic literature, but it is laugh out loud funny for kiddos. David Shannon sure does have a silly sense of humor.
Fun Christmas books for kids
There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell: We love all of the Old Lady books! You can usually find this in your Scholastic Book Order for cheap!
A fun Christmas adventure storybook
The Gingerbread Pirates: This quote from inside the book jacket captures The Gingerbread Pirates perfectly... "This fresh, funny story sparkles with all the excitement of a pirate adventure and all the magic of Christmas morning."
Merry Christmas, Little Critter by Mercer Mayer
Merry Christmas, Little Critter: Who doesn't love Mercer Mayer's Little Critter? My kiddos especially love the silliness under the lift the flaps. 
Christmas read aloud favorites
Merry Christmas, Splat: Fans of Splat the Cat will love this holiday tale!
Thanks for reading! What's your favorite Christmas storybook? Do you have a childhood favorite that your kids love too?

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