Best Christmas Books Of All Time

A Listmania! list by Pip
 
A Christmas Carol
1.  A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
The list author says:
  "The classic by Charles Dickens.  Tiny Tim, Ebenezer Scrooge and all the Spirits."
$3.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (921 customer reviews)

The Polar Express
2.  The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
The list author says:
  "The illustrations are superb in this book about meeting Santa Claus."
$13.86   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (911 customer reviews)

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus
3.  The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum
The list author says:
  "Excellent book by L. Frank Baum, better known for creating the Wizard of Oz."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
4.  Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Robert Lewis May
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  "The original poem by Robert L. May.  Excellent."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (169 customer reviews)

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The Night Before Christmas
5.  The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore
The list author says:
  "Clement Moore's enduring poem about a visit from Saint Nicholas."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,584 customer reviews)

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Classic Seuss)
6.  How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Classic Seuss) by Dr. Seuss
The list author says:
  "The Dr. Seuss classic."
$11.71   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (433 customer reviews)

Nutcracker
7.  Nutcracker by Ralph Manheim
The list author says:
  "The great Christmas story by E.T.A. Hoffman, the basis of the Tchaikovsky ballet."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

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The Little Match Girl
8.  The Little Match Girl by Jerry Pinkney
The list author says:
  "The somber tale by Hans Christian Andersen.  A story about giving and caring."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews)

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A Wish to Be a Christmas Tree
9.  A Wish to Be a Christmas Tree by Colleen Monroe
The list author says:
  "A great Christmas story."
$12.90   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)

Frosty the Snowman
10.  Frosty the Snowman by Steve Nelson
The list author says:
  "The great original story based on the song."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

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Louisa May Alcott's Christmas Treasury
11.  Louisa May Alcott's Christmas Treasury by Louisa May Alcott
The list author says:
  "The "Little Women" author's Christmas stories."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Eloise at Christmastime
12.  Eloise at Christmastime by Kay Thompson
The list author says:
  "Great for the kids."
$15.47   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

The Very First Christmas
13.  The Very First Christmas by Paul L. Maier
The list author says:
  "Delightful book about the birth of Jesus."
$15.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

The Christmas Tree Ship: The Story Of Captain Santa
14.  The Christmas Tree Ship: The Story Of Captain Santa by Rochelle M. Pennington
The list author says:
  "Fun Christmas book."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Merry Christmas, Amelia Bedelia (I Can Read Book 2)
15.  Merry Christmas, Amelia Bedelia (I Can Read Book 2) by Peggy Parish
The list author says:
  "For the younger ones."
$3.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

The Berenstain Bears Meet Santa Bear (First Time Books(R))
16.  The Berenstain Bears Meet Santa Bear (First Time Books(R)) by Stan Berenstain
The list author says:
  "For the younger kids."
$4.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories (Books of Wonder)
17.  The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories (Books of Wonder) by O. Henry
The list author says:
  "The great short story about giving."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Christmas in the Big Woods (Little House)
18.  Christmas in the Big Woods (Little House) by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The list author says:
  "A Little House on the Prairie Christmas."
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

Olive, the Other Reindeer
19.  Olive, the Other Reindeer by Vivian Walsh
The list author says:
  "Great story for the kids."
$12.72   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)

The Little Big Book of Christmas
20.  The Little Big Book of Christmas by Lena Tabori
The list author says:
  "Delightful Christmas book."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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A Child's Christmas in Wales (Godine Storyteller)
21.  A Child's Christmas in Wales (Godine Storyteller) by Dylan Thomas
The list author says:
  "The enjoyable story by Dylan Thomas."
$12.65   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

The Christmas Tree Fairy
22.  The Christmas Tree Fairy by Marion Rose
The list author says:
  "Delightful."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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The Christmas Ship
23.  The Christmas Ship by Dean Morrissey
The list author says:
  "Great Christmas story."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Christmas Day in the Morning
24.  Christmas Day in the Morning by Pearl S. Buck
The list author says:
  "The beautiful story by Pearl S. Buck."
$13.85   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (109 customer reviews)

Twilight of the Gods
25.  Twilight of the Gods by Adam Pfeffer
The list author says:
  "Meet the first android president of the United States.  A great book about the future."
$11.17   Used & New from: $6.25
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Story of the Nutcracker
26.  The Story of the Nutcracker by Bob Blaisdell
The list author says:
  "Here's an inexpensive edition of Hoffman's enduring story."
$2.25   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Snowmen at Christmas
27.  Snowmen at Christmas by Caralyn Buehner
The list author says:
  "Delightful."
$12.67   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews)

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