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New Holiday Books for Kids

| Evesham Library

10 Things I Love About Christmas by Danielle McLean
This spirited celebration of all things Christmas, from putting up decorations to playing in the snow to spreading holiday cheer, features a fun counting element.

Bluey: 12 Days of Christmas
This adorable book invites readers to count down the 12 days of Christmas with Bluey and Bingo.

Brown Sugar Baby Christmas by Kevin Lewis
Perfect for baby’s first Christmas, this board book captures the warmth and celebration of the holiday.

Decorate the Tree by Amanda Jane Jones
This interactive picture book allows little helpers to decorate the tree, all season long.

Dino-Hanukkah by Lisa Wheeler
Young children are invited to an epic prehistoric Hanukkah party where they can join dinosaurs big and small as they decorate, eat and play games!

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh by Mo Willems
The pigeon really, really wants to drive Santa’s sleigh, but reconsiders once he learns how it flies.

The Elf on the Shelf: Night Before Christmas by Chanda Bell
Featuring a letter to Santa, this heartwarming retelling of the classic Christmas story follows the Elf on the Shelf as he works to save Christmas morning.

Elves are the Worst! by Alex Willan
Infiltrating Santa’s workshop to prove he can outperform any of the elves, Gilbert the Goblin, wearing his merriest disguise, wreaks hilarious holiday havoc.

Find Spot at Christmas: A Lift-the-Flap Book by Eric Hill
Spot and his family are getting ready to celebrate Christmas when suddenly, Spot disappears! Spark curiosity and train motor skills with this lift-the-flap book.

Firebuds: The Christmas Car-Sled Race by Annie Auerbach         
This fast-paced holiday tale finds Bo Banyani and his vroom-mate Flash entering Gearbox’s annual Christmas Car-Sled Race.

Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights by Bonnie Bader
In this wonderful introduction to Hanukkah that is filled with colorful illustrations and simple, informative text, preschoolers will learn how and why people celebrate the Festival of Lights.

How Does Santa Go Down the Chimney? by Mac Barnett
This laugh-out-loud picture book ponders how Santa goes down the chimney by channeling a child’s fanciful explanation.

It’s Navidad, El Cucuy! by Donna Higuera
When El Cucuy, the friendly monster who lives in Ramon’s bedroom, is hesitant to embrace the holiday cheer, Ramon brings the spirit of Navidad to him.

Latke’s First Hanukkah by Alan Silberberg
Enjoy this still, accessible introduction to Hanukah that invites little ones to join Latke and his zany friends for an eight-night-long party.

Little Red by Will Hillenbrand
When a snowstorm threatens the annual tree-lighting, Little Red, a pick-up truck with a might spirit and a heart of gold will stop at nothing to help his neighbors.

Lullaby for the King by Nikki Grimes
Enjoy this spellbinding, awe-inspiring new take on the nativity story with beautiful illustrations.

Lunar Tale: A New Year’s Adventure by Stella Hong
On their way to Grandma’s house to celebrate Lunar New Year, a brother and sister are protected and guided by the 12 magical animals of the Zodiac.

Merry Christmas, Red Truck by Kersten Hamilton
It’s Christmas Eve, but not everyone can make it home to celebrate, so it’s Red Truck to the rescue through heavy flurries and slippery roads.

The Most Magical Time of the Year! by April Showers
When Santa gets lost on his way to the kingdom of Afronia, Magical, Unique and Divine must use their superpowers of love and kindness to save Christmas!

Otto the Ornament by Troy Cummings
Fabulously flashy, Otto, an ornament who believes he deserves to shine at the top, searches for the tree he dreams of and learns about kindness and chosen family.

Pete the Cat’s 12 Groovy Days of Christmas by James Dean
This super groovy picture book with a cool cat spin finds Pete and his friends counting down the days to Christmas.

Santa’s Gotta Go! by Derrick Barnes
Everyone knows Santa Claus is one cool dude! But how is he as a houseguest? Find out in this hilarious picture book.

Snowmen’s Twelve Nights of Christmas by Caralyn Buehner
This classic Christmas carol has never been funnier or more chaotic.

Where Do Diggers Celebrate Hanukkah? by Brianna Sayres
Diggers, cranes, cement mixers and more share how they celebrate Hanukkah nights after the sun sets.

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