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Best Christmas 2020 reads

Books make perfect Christmas presents!

With so many books for children and teenagers published each year it can be hard to make that final choice for a present for young readers. Lovereading4Kids have filtered that down to the best storybooks, non-fiction and Christmassy stocking fillers!


3+ readers

There's a Mouse in my House by Ross Collins

Roar by Katerina Kerouli

The World Made a Rainbow by Michelle Robinson

Snow Ghost by Tony Mitton

Snow Woman by David McKee 

Elmer and the Lost Treasure by David McKee

The Snowiest Christmas Ever! By Jane Chapman


5+ readers

Too Much Stuff by Emily Gravett

We're Going on an Elf Chase Activity Book by Martha Mumford

While You're Sleeping by Mick Jackson

Robobaby by David Wiesner

The Spots and the Dots by Helen Baugh

The Most Wonderful Gift in the World by Mark Sperring

What We'll Build by Oliver Jeffers

Santa Jaws by Mark Sperring


7+ readers

12 Days of Christmas by Lara Hawthorne

The Barnabus Project by Eric Fan, Terry Fan, Devin Fan

The Three Wishes by Alan Snow

Fox by Isabel Thomas 

The Story Orchestra: Carnival of the Animals by Katy Flint

Illumisaurus by Lucy Brownridge

If You Come to Earth by Sophie Blackall

Owl or Pussycat? By Michael Morpurgo


9+ readers

Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright! By Fiona Waters

Cherry Moon by Zaro Weil 

A Natural History of Fairies by Emily Hawkins

A Christmas in Time by Sally Nicholls

The Train to Impossible Places by P. G. Bell

The Good Bear by Sarah Lean

The Griffin Gate by Vashti Hardy

The Castle of Tangled Magic by Sophie Anderson


11+ readers

Jungledrop by Abi Elphinstone

The History of Everything in 32 Pages by Anna Claybourne

 Tinsel by Sibéal Pounder

Kay's Anatomy by Adam Kay

Space Maps by Lara Albanese

When Life Gives You Mangoes by Kereen Getten