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The best cosy Christmas books to read in the 2021 Christmas holiday season

Have you ever found anything more Christmassy than reading an engaging Christmas book with the children in the comfort of your home next to the fireplace? Spending your holiday season with the books is just a great idea. It will make you spend some joyful time while enjoying the festive spirit with the family. Though you can read anything you want, there are many holiday-themed books that you should read during these precious moments. Here are some fabulous Christmas books for you to enjoy, curated courtesy of The Classic Books Company.

The Christmasaurus: Tom Fletcher’s timeless picture book adventure by Tom Fletcher
ISBN: 9780241466551

Santa and his reindeer live in the North Pole, but not on their own. With them also lives a unique dinosaur whose wish is to fly high and help Santa pull his sleigh across the sky on Christmas Eve. But he never imagined that flying could be such a difficult task, even with the help of Santa. He fell through the chimney on one fateful Christmas Eve and met a little boy who taught him the magic of believing.

Dogger’s Christmas: A classic seasonal sequel to the beloved Dogger by Shirley Hughes
ISBN: 9781782959779

This novel, written by Shirley Hughes, is the sequel of one of the most loved children’s books. It was published 40 years after Dogger. It is Christmas time, and all around, there is happiness and joy. People decorate the Christmas trees, sing carol songs, and of course, exchange gifts. But will Dave, in the excitement of getting new toys, forget about his old friend Dogger? It is the story of a boy and the toy he loved.

A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig
ISBN: 9781838853723

It is the story of an eleven-year-old boy, Nikolas, nicknamed “Christmas”, who has received only one toy in his entire life from his parents. One day his father went missing, and he must travel to the North Pole to find him. On his journey, he befriends a reindeer and discovers a hidden world of enchantment in the snowy village. But the elves in Elf helm have problems. It is Nikolas who can solve their problems only if he finds his father on time.

The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List by Tom Fletcher
ISBN: 9780241407356

Written by Tom Fletcher, the Christmasaurus is on a mission to find the children having their names on the naughty list to help them become nice from naughty. Through this novel, one can realise that things are not the same as they first appear. This novel is a collection of stories that not only helps the naughty children to learn the errors of their ways and share the true spirit of Christmas with the readers.

Tinsel: The Girls Who Invented Christmas by Sibeal Pounder
ISBN: 9781526619266

How does the world know that Santa Claus is a man? It can also be a big misunderstanding. This novel, written by Sibeal Pounder, will take you to a funny festive sleigh ride along with Blanche Claus and her best friend Rinki that will recast every Santa of the stories you have ever heard. Tinsel: The Girls Who Invented Christmas, a fun-filled adventure with a magical horse, is based on friendship and frozen fairies, offering a feminist retake on the Santa story.

Ten Minutes to Bed: Little Unicorn’s Christmas by Rhiannon Fielding
ISBN: 9780241489901

This Christmas celebrate the eve with a unicorn who is everyone’s favourite. Fall sleep with Twinkle, the unicorn, who goes on a very festive night-time adventure. Today is Christmas Eve, and Twinkle, because of the excitement, cannot sleep. Along with her, someone exceptional is also awake and is going through a bit of trouble. Can Twinkle reach the person for rescue before it’s too late? This beautiful story is perfect for bedtime reading.

The Christmas Pig by J.K. Rowling
ISBN: 9781444964912

Jack loves his childhood toy, named Dur Pig. DP has always been with him during his happy and sad moments. One Christmas Eve, something terrible happened with Jack; he lost his favourite toy, DP. The night of Christmas Eve is full of miracles and lost causes. It is the night when every non-living thing can come to life, even toys. With his newest toy, the Christmas Pig, Jack embarks on a magical journey to find his best friend, Dur Pig.

Rainbow Magic: Christmas Sparkle Collection by Daisy Meadows
ISBN: 9781408366912

It is the story about Rachel and Kristy, who must help the fairies save Christmas Eve from being cancelled. Both friends need to help Holy the Christmas Fairy in rescuing elves from Jack Frost as, without them, there would be no Christmas gifts. Next, they both must help Stella the Star Fairy find her magical tree decorations because, without them, Santa won’t be able to guide his sleigh, and thus, there will be no Christmas celebrations.

My First Elmer Christmas: Shaped Board Book by David McKee
ISBN: 9781839130540

With sturdy shaped board pages, this novel is the perfect collection for introducing the babies to the world of Elmer. The young elephants are very excited as its two days before Christmas Eve; it is the night when Pap Red visits them. This year, Elmer plans to give a special treat to the young elephants only if they can keep quiet and remain out of sight. This classic Christmas tale, full of colours and wisdom, is specially written for the youngest readers.

Bobby Dean Saves Christmas by Aled Jones
ISBN: 9781529376128

When nine-year-old Bobby Dean was sent off to school for the first time in his life, he got busy making new friends and learning his lines for the Nativity Play. On one lucky day, he discovered that magical things happen whenever he sings. Bobby, with his singing, rescued kidnapped dogs, even helped Santa, and travelled back in time. His first term in school is going to be full of adventures, wonders, and magic.