Winter book list


Enjoy the cosy nights in by sharing books with your child. These titles are some of

our favourites for children of all ages.

Baby to 3 years

Maisy’s Christmas Letters by Lucy Cousins

Maisy is throwing a Christmas party and all her friends are invited! When her

guests RSVP, they send other Christmas surprises.

Snowball by Sue Hendra

A lonely young snowball stuck at the top of a mountain decides to visit the local

town for a bit of fun – but on his way he trips, falls, and starts to roll . . .

Christmas in 100 Words by QED Publishing

From decorating the tree to ‘candy cane’, this charming book introduces a range of

Christmas-themed scenes and objects.

Ages 3 to 4 years

Dear Santasaur by Chae Strathie

Will Santa deliver to dinosaurs? Join T.Rex on a Christmas adventure in this tale

about a little boy and his favourite dinosaur.

Winter Wonderland by Sam Taplin

Step into a world of winter magic with this festive sound book. Little ones will love

pressing the pages to hear Christmas carols, robins singing and a crackling fire.

Pick a Pine Tree by Patricia Toht

This read-aloud book celebrates all the familiar rituals of decorating the tree –

from opening boxes of trimmings, stringing tinsel, to turning on fairy lights.

Ages 5 to 8 years

How Winston Delivered Christmas by Alex T. Smith

On Christmas Eve, Winston the mouse finds a letter to Father Christmas that did

not make it to the post box. So, with no time to lose, he sets out to deliver it himself in

time for Christmas Day!

We’re Going on an Elf Chase by Martha Mumford

Copy: Four bunnies set off on a jolly Christmas lift-the-flap adventure to find 10 little

elves hidden under the flaps.

The Crayons’ Christmas by Drew Daywalt

'Tis the season for all of us to write our Christmas wish lists. But even the Crayons

know that the best presents are the ones that you give.

Ages 9 to 12 years

North Child by Edith Pattou

Rose was born facing north and the old stories say she is destined to travel far

from home on a dangerous journey. Rose travels on the back of an old white bear to a

mysterious castle that holds the key to her destiny…

Winter’s Tales by Lari Don

A selection of folk tales about winter from all around the world. Find out how

spiders invented tinsel, what happened when the spring girl beat the hag of winter and

how a hero with hairy trousers used ice to kill a dragon.

A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig

Little Nikolas’s life was not easy. Until one day, something magical happened.

Watch how one little boy came to be the very symbol of Christmas itself.