The days may be getting shorter, the weather might be getting colder...but here at Acorn & Pip we know that can only mean one thing, Christmas is just around the corner! And while the festive season can often bring with it an exciting flurry of activity, sometimes the most enjoyable thing to do is don your cosiest PJ's, make yourself a big cup of something warm and snuggle down with the kids to read a Christmas book (or three!).
Here are our top ten picks for Christmas 2021, with options for not only the little ones and bigger kids to enjoy, but even the adults too! Each of these special Christmas reads are sure to help get the entire family in the festive spirit!
Best Kids Christmas Books 2020

10 Books for Kids This Christmas…

1. Bookscape Board Books: Christmas Cheer

Explore a festive winter wonderland with this enchanting addition to the Bookscape Board Books series! Christmas Cheer festively depicts the colorful, dynamic scenes of Christmas time. Each uniquely shaped page overlaps with the next to create a complete landscape when closed—and an immersive world to explore with each turn of the page when open.

2. The Christmas Angels

It's Christmas Eve, and most people are safely tucked up in their beds. But the Christmas angels know who needs their help... Small children will love the row of cut-out angel heads which reveal the features of each little angel in turn. A beautiful and inspiring picture book that sings of the message of Christmas.

3. The Secret Forest

Follow a young fawn and his mum through the forest. A stunning search and find book, perfect for sharing with little ones.

4. This Is Our World

From the Sundarbans mangrove delta in Bangladesh to the rock houses of Cappadocia, this richly illustrated book reveals the ways that young people and their families live around the world. It explores the animals, plants, and weather conditions that the inhabitants encounter and introduces readers to a variety of fascinating customs.

5. The Nutcracker (Wind & Play)

Bring the magic of music into your home with this interactive book. Featuring a wind-up mechanism that sounds just like a musical jewellery box. Wind and play the Waltz of the Flowers as you share the enduring joy of this classic ballet story.

6. Pick A Pine Tree

A magical new edition of a bestselling festive story, with a full page pop-up tree perfect for gifting at Christmas time. An irresistible Christmas gift book that all begins with … picking a pine tree!

7. The Christmas Department Store

Christmas for Benji has lost its magic. This year, his family can’t afford a tree, or even a turkey. But then he stumbles upon the most extraordinary department store, where polar bears talk and the presents are out of this world. A heart-warming story of love, laughter and family.

8. The Tree That’s Meant To Be

A small and wonky fir tree is left all alone in the forest at Christmas. But when the forest animals gather around the lonely little tree to cheer it up and celebrate the season, it finds festive love and warmth in the heart of a cold, season.

9. Christmas Street

Everyone is busy on Christmas Street! Who is baking gingerbread? Who is wrapping presents? And who's that coming down the chimney? With bright, cheerful artwork this spectacular lift-the-flap Christmas story is a book, a fold-out play-scene, and a beautiful festive frieze to decorate your room.

10. The Tomten & The Fox

This is a classic story of a mischievous fox, a kindly tomten and their unlikely friendship. Depicting the traditional Swedish character of the house elf, or tomten, this is the perfect story for sharing with young children on a wintry evening.
Take a look at our entire collection of children’s books here
November 04, 2021 — admin