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Father Christmas is On His Way: Our Top 10 Festive Children's Reads

Posted on 7th November 2018 by Martha Greengrass

As we start the countdown to Christmas, we've selected our favourite festive reads for children. From Raymond Briggs' The Snowman - which this year celebrates its fortieth anniversary in a gorgeous new edition - to Snowball fun and meetings with a certain jolly man in red, it's a Santa-sack of reading, full of the magic of the season.

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Beloved children's author Michael Morpurgo has re-imagined Raymond Briggs' classic The Snowman for a new generation of readers. One December morning, James is thrilled to wake up to see snow falling. He spends the whole day making his perfect snowman; he has coal eyes, an old green hat and scarf and a tangerine nose... just like the snowman from his favourite story.
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It's not Christmas without The Snowman! This extra-special 40th Anniversary edition makes the perfect Christmas gift, complete with a limited edition print, and a letter from Raymond Briggs. After a heavy snowfall, a young boy spends a winter's day making his very own Snowman. Little does he know, when he goes to bed that evening something magical will happen...The Snowman comes to life!

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Created by award-winning, bestselling duo Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet, Snowball is a brilliantly funny picture book, with wonderfully comical images illustrating the hilarious rhyming story - perfect for Christmas!
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A charming and magical story from actor and comedian Ben Miller, with beautiful illustrations throughout from Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini, that will remind everyone of the true spirit of Christmas and prove once a for all that Father Christmas really does exist!
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It's the day before Christmas Eve and Santa is ever so busy ... he's got presents to wrap, reindeer to wake and a sleigh to start. But has he forgotten something? And, more importantly, will he be ready in time? Inspired by Clement C. Moore's classic festive poem, this hilarious, rhyming picture book is sure to have you ho ho ho-ing!
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Twas the Night Before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse... Open this pop-up book and watch the classic poem magically burst into life, with scenes including a beautiful Christmas tree and Santa and his reindeer flying across the starlit sky. A beautiful gift to share with little ones this Christmas.

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A wordless picture book by an exceptionally talented illustrator/animator to follow in the footsteps of The Snowman. The story of a father and his son who live by themselves in a cosy cabin in the woods. When he wakes up he is faced with lots of blinking eyes, a rabbit, a fox, an owl and all manner of other creatures have surrounded him!
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Follow Winston the mouse as he sets out to deliver Oliver's letter to Father Christmas on Christmas Eve. He has a lot of Very Exciting Adventures on this Very Important Mission and makes some wonderful friends along the way. It is a heart-warming tale to share every year in the run up to Christmas that will become a festive family tradition.

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Four bunnies set off on a jolly Christmas lift-the-flap adventure to find ten little elves hidden under the flaps.You'll have to run, run, run if you're going to catch them all! And there are lots of obstacles along the way, from clippy-cloppy reindeer to roaring polar bears and flippy-flappy penguins. Stuffed with festive frolics, this is the perfect Christmas gift
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A stunning, unique and classic picture book to treasure, Christmas Comes to Moominvalley introduces Moomin fans old and new to an exquisite edition of this classic tale, in which the newly awakened Moomin family experience the build up to Christmas for the first time, and are not at all sure what it means...

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