It’s here! Our list of favorite Christmas picture books is a mile long, but every book on this list has earned its place!

Here at the Read-Aloud Revival, Advent and Christmas feels like a time to gather our children close, and read, read, read – so we’ve created this list with that in mind.

We’ve focused our December selections on our favorite Christmas picture books. We read through hundreds, and hand-picked our favorites for you here.

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Christmas picture books:

December Picture Books

Scroll down to see clickable book covers for every title on this list.

Here at the Read-Aloud Revival, December feels like a time to gather our children close, and read, read, read – so we’ve created this list with that in mind.

We’ve focused our December selections on our favorite Christmas picture books. We read through hundreds, and hand-picked our favorites for you here.

Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree
The Donkey’s Dream
Christmas Trolls
Gingerbread Christmas
Home for Christmas
Night Tree
Carl’s Christmas
The Clown of God
Country Angel Christmas
Who’s That Knocking on Christmas Eve?
The Wild Christmas Reindeer
Dream Snow
Babushka: A Christmas Tale
Merry Christmas, Strega Nona
Christmas in the Barn
The Little Fir Tree
We Were There: A Nativity Story
Where Is Christmas, Jesse Bear?
Hurry Hurry Have You Heard
My First Christmas
The First Christmas (Festive Pop-Up Book)
A Baby Born in Bethlehem
Cobweb Christmas: The Tradition of Tinsel
The Christmas Tree Ship
The Legend of the Poinsettia
The Night of Las Posadas (Picture Puffin Books)
The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree: An Appalachian Story (Picture Puffin Books)
Christmas in Noisy Village (Picture Puffin)
Strega Nona’s Gift
Christmas for 10
The Story of Holly and Ivy
The Nutcracker
The Little Drummer Boy
Little One, We Knew You’d Come
Father and Son: A Nativity Story
The Night Before Christmas
The Christmas Cat
Christmas in the Big Woods
Room for a Little One: A Christmas Tale
The Crippled Lamb
The Christmas Fox
Santa Claus and the Three Bears
The Night Before Christmas
The Jesus Storybook Bible: A Christmas Collection
Apple Tree Christmas (Holiday)
Christmas Tapestry
Christmas Farm
Christmas In The Country
An Invisible Thread Christmas Story: A true story based on the #1 New York Times bestseller
One Starry Night
The Dolls’ Christmas (Tasha Tudor Collection)
The Legend of the Candy Cane, Newly Illustrated Edition: The Inspirational Story of Our Favorite Christmas Candy
The Christmas Boot
Mortimer’s Christmas Manger
Bear Stays Up for Christmas (The Bear Books)
Merry Christmas Big Hungry Bear (Child’s Play Library)
An Orange for Frankie
The Story of Christmas
On Christmas Day in the Morning: A Traditional Carol
The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey
The Baker’s Dozen: A Saint Nicholas Tale
The Baker’s Dozen
Pick a Pine Tree
Voices of Christmas
‘Twas the Evening of Christmas
The All-I’ll-Ever-Want Christmas Doll
Henry the Christmas Cat
This Is the Stable
A Christmas Carol
Great Joy (midi edition)
The Money We’ll Save
Prairie Christmas
Lighthouse Christmas
Cranberry Christmas (Cranberryport)
Jingle Bells
Red and Lulu
Tomie dePaola’s Christmas Tree Book
The Legend of Old Befana: An Italian Christmas Story
The Night Before Christmas
The Bear and the Star
Polar Express 30th anniversary edition
Silent Night
Stick Man
Suzy Goose and the Christmas Star
A Little Women Christmas
Christmas Day in the Morning
We Three Kings
Dasher: How a Brave Little Doe Changed Christmas Forever
A Christmas Sweater for Nina
The Birds of Bethlehem
The Christmas Visitors
Fletcher and the Snowflake Christmas
The Jolly Christmas Postman
Mistletoe

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