25 Picture Books to Read This Christmas

A Few of Our Favorite Picture Books:

There are so many wonderful and beautiful picture books to read during the Christmas season. This year, we've put together a list of 25 titles that we really love and that have each earned a place in our home libraries. These particular books have become treasures to us—even when our children have moved on from reading picture books on a regular basis, these are the stories we continue to reach for each year. They have truly become beloved elements of our Christmas traditions.


An Orange for Frankie
The Christ Child
Christmas Day in the Morning
The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey
The Christmas Mouse
The Christmas Rocket
Christmas Tapestry
The Gift of the Magi
Good King Wenceslas
Great Joy
Hanukkah at Valley Forge
The Legend of the Candy Cane
The Legend of the Poinsettia
The Little Drummer Boy
The Miracle of Saint Nicholas
Mortimer's Christmas Manger
Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree
The Nutcracker
Papa Panov's Special Day
The Remarkable Christmas of the Cobbler's Sons
Silver Packages: An Appalachian Christmas Story
Song of the Stars: A Christmas Story
The Story of Christmas
Why the Chimes Rang
The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree