It is always fun to snuggle up with a loved one and share new holiday books. This year we have compiled a collection of titles that were published for the most part in 2017. We hope you enjoy the list! Happy Holiday Reading.


  • Snowball Moon by Fran Cannon Slayton, Illustrated by Tacy Bishop
  • The Snowbear by Sean Taylor, Illustrated by Claire Alexander
  • Mice Skating by Annie Silvestro, Illustrated by Teagan White
  • Lines by Suzy Lee


  • Jingle Bells by Susan Jeffers
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas Illustrated by Caroline Pedler
  • Merry Christmas From the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  • The Legend of Old Befana: An Italian Christmas Story by Tomie dePoala
  • The Baker’s Dozen: A Saint Nicholas Tale by Aaron Shepard, Illustrated by Wendy Edelson (Anniversary release)
  • Christmas Truce by Arron Shepard, Illustrated by Wendy Edelson(Rereleased)

New Favorites

  • Little Santa by Yoko Maruyama
  • The Nutcracker in Harlem by T.E.McMorrow, Illustrated by James Ransome
  • A World of Cookies for Santa: Follow Santa’s Tasty Trip Around the World by M.E. Furman, Illustrated by Susan Gal
  • Pick a Pine Tree by Patricia Toht, Illustrated byJarvis
  • Finding Christmas by Lezlie Evans, Illustrated by Yee Von Chan
  • The Little Reindeer by Nicola Killen
  • The Winter Fox by Timothy Knapman, Illustrated by Rebecca Harry
  • Red & Lulu by Matt Tavares
  • The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by Frank Baum, Illustrated by Charles Santore

Just for Fun

  • Things You Never Knew About Santa Claus by Giles Paley Phillips, Illustrated by Rowan Martin
  • The 12 Days of Christmas by Greg Pizzoli
  • The Princess and the Christmas Rescue by Caryl Hart, Illustrated by Sarah Warburton
  • Ninja Claus! By Arree Chung
  • The Bear Who Didn’t Want to Miss Christmas by Marie Tibi, Illustrated by Fabien Ockto Lambert
  • The Christmas Fairy by Anne Booth, Illustrated by Rosalinda Beardshaw
  • The 12 Sleighs of Christmas by Sherri Duskey Rinker, Illustrated by Jake Parker
  • Naughty Claudine’s Christmas by Patrick Jennings, Illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman
  • Pig the Elf by Aaron Blabey
  • Only YOU Can Save CHRISTMAS! By Adam wallce, Illustrated by Garth Bruner
  • We Wish for a Monster Christmas by Sue Fliess, Illustrated by Claudia Ranucci

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