Christmas Holidays

24 Children’s Books to Read this Christmas

You can find magic wherever you look! Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.-Dr. Seuss

  For those who celebrate the holiday religiously, the best Christmas story will always be found in Luke Chapter 2!   Many follow it up on Christmas Eve night with the traditional  ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas!    Once you get past those favorites,  there is a never-ending list of holiday books for children to enjoy.  Here are 24 children’s books to read this Christmas!

Loralee & her girls

I Believe in Santa Claus 
by Diane G. Adamson

The Tale of Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale 
by Angela Elwell

Room for a Little One: A Christmas Tale 
by Martin Waddel

Olivia Helps with Christmas
by Ian Falconer

The Spirit of Christmas 
by Nancy Tillman

An Otis Christmas 
by Loren Long

Merry Christmas, Strega Nona 
by Tomie dePaola

Christmas from Heaven: The True Story of the Berlin Candy Bomber 
by Tom Brokaw

The Christmas Wish 
by Lori Evert

The Night Before Christmas 
by Charles Santore

The Jolly Postman 
by Allan Ahlberg

I’ll Be Home for Christmas
by Holly Hobbie

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever 
by Barbara Robinson

The Legend of the Poinsettia 
by Tomie dePaola

Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus
by Francis P. Church

The Nutcracker: Press the Note to Hear Tchaikovsky’s Music (The Story Orchestra) 
by Jessica Courtney-Tickle

A Wish to Be a Christmas Tree 
by Colleen Monroe

Polar Express 30th Anniversary Edition 
by Chris Van Allsburg

I’ll Be Home for Christmas 
by Holly Hobbie

How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
by Dr. Seuss

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Classic Story
by Thea Feldman

The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition 
by Chanda A. Bell

The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree: An Appalachian Story
by Gloria Houston

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street 
by Karina Yan Glaser

About the author

Loralee Lewis

Known for bringing sophistication to whimsical designs, Loralee is arguably the premier designer for event stationery. Loralee Lewis is the owner and chief designer of the self-named company, Loralee Lewis and has been serving global clientele since 2009.

Named one of the new and noteworthy companies to watch by the National Stationery Show in 2014. Commissioned by the Mama Sarah Obama Foundation and World Vision to create invitations and artwork for Mama Sarah Obama event. Clients include Gwen Stefani, Kevin Costner, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, Nordstrom, Dylan Lauren of Dylan's Candy, Emily Giffin, VOGUE Eyewear, and Trish McEvoy to name a few. Loralee Lewis products were featured in the 2011 Emmys Award Swag Bags.

Media credits and design features include Better Homes & Gardens (Christmas 2013, Halloween 2014, Christmas 2014), Marie Claire Enfants (2012), Taste of Home (2016), People (2016), InStyle (2016), FOXNews (2014), Huffington Post (2013), Mingle Magazine (2017), Babiekins Magazine (2011-2015), Style Me Pretty, Popsugar, Texas Monthly, Women's World (2010) and features on every major online magazine and event blog. In 2017, Loralee was placed in Marquis Who's Who in The World.

In 2014, Loralee introduced her wholesale products and you now can find her products in retail stores across the world. 2014 through 2016, Loralee has co-partnered with Chasing Fireflies to create one-of-a-kind party collections for their clientele. Co-partnering with Chasing Fireflies, Loralee designed and manufactured Gwen Stefani's Harajuku Lovers party line.

Loralee currently has over 3,000 unique specialty products. That all being said, Loralee's most cherished clients are her four young children. Though she struggled with infertility, Loralee was blessed with four children through adoption and could not be happier! They are her constant inspiration and a major reason why Loralee is involved with numerous domestic and international humanitarian causes. Speaking and sharing her international and entrepreneurial experiences at women's business, adoption, and creative conferences have become a favorite past time of hers. Loralee and her family reside in Dallas, Texas.