5 best-ever Christmas books
As the Christmas season draws closer, we’ve put together a list of the top 5 heart-warming books full of Yuletide cheer…
In the cursed land of Narnia it is always winter, never Christmas. The Pevensie children, sent away for the London Blitz to live in the country house of a an old professor, find the magical land of Narnia inside an old wardrobe and journey to defeat the wicked witch, Queen Jadis. Narnia, and all seven books in the series are timeless classics of courage and warmth.
A Christmas Carol | Charles Dickens
The ultimate classic Christmas novel! Scrooge, who hates Christmas, is visited by three ghosts to show him what will become of his life and family if he doesn’t cheer up and do some good for the world.
The Polar Express | Chris Van Allsburg
On Christmas Eve a young boy boards a train that takes him and other children to the North Pole to meet Santa. This magical tale with beautiful illustrations is lovely for Christmas.
How The Grinch Stole Christmas | Dr Suess
The Grinch hates Christmas. So irritated by the holiday season, he tries to steal Christmas from Who-ville. Charming rhyme and favourite Christmas characters, The Grinch is one of the best Christmas books!
The Night Before Christmas | Clement Clark Moore, Illustrated by Robert Ingpen
The most famous and beloved Christmas poem, The Night Before Christmas, is reimagined in this stunning edition featuring new, original illustrations from Australian artist Robert Ingpen.