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Topic Books about Christmas and Winter for Children

One Christmas Wish 

by Katherine Rundell

Alone on Christmas Eve, Theo sees an odd-looking star out of his window and makes a wish for some friends. Moments later the Christmas decorations come to life, ready to wreak a little havoc! Written with warmth and humour, this is a story about treasuring the values that really matter at this time of year.

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The Empty Stocking 

by Richard Curtis

Have YOU been good this year? For twins Sam and Charlie this is a big worry. Charlie has been especially naughty and everyone is sure that she won't get any presents AT ALL. But when Santa makes a mistake, it's up to Charlie to put things right...


The Christmas Promise 

by Alison Mitchell

A captivating retelling of the bible-centred Christmas story showing how God kept His promise to send a new King. A modern and engaging story to introduce not only the Christmas story, but the significance of the baby who was born.

Pick a Pine Tree

by Patricia Toht

A rhythmical narrative accompanied by warm, joyful art celebrates the rituals of decorating the tree – from digging out boxes of trimmings to turning on those twinkly fairy lights. Guaranteed to get little ones excited for the festive period.


The Jolly Christmas Postman

by Janet & Allan Ahlberg

Follow the Jolly Postman as he delivers his post to well-known fairy tale characters on Christmas eve. Children will love opening and exploring ​various letters, cards and invitations along the way.

Ollie's Christmas Reindeer