Advent/Christmas/ Picture/Chapter Books/Advents-/Weihnachtsbücher für Kinder

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The Christ Child (Maud Petersham)

Christmas in the City  (Oretta Krupinski)

The Christmas Donkey (Gillian McClure)

Kleine Luzia  (Barbara Rose)

The Attic Christmas  (B. G. Hennessy)

Jacob's Gift (Max Lucado)

One Winter's Night (Leo and Diane Dillon)

Humphrey's First Christmas (Carol Heyer)

How the Littlest Cherub Was Late for Christmas  (Minton C. Johnston)

The First Christmas Stocking  (Elizabeth Winthrop)

The Story of the Christmas Tree (Hertha Pauli)  (more for adults)

The Bear and the Star (Lola Schaefer)

Saint Francis and the Christmas Donkey (Robert Byrd)

The Miracle of the First Poinsettia (Joanne Oppenheim)

The Christmas Book (Enid Blyton)

A Small Miracle (Peter Collington)

A Calf for Christmas (Astrid Lindgren)

Noel for Jeanne-Marie  (Francoise)

A Gift from Saint Francis (Joanna Cole)

A Christmas Memory (Truman Capote)

Die Weihnachtsgeschichte  (Bernadette)

Prairie Christmas (Brett Harvey)

The Christmas of the Reddle Moon  (J. Patrick Lewis)

How Many Miles to Bethlehem  (Kevin Crossley-Holland)

Pashmina (Geraldine Elschner)

Hare's Christmas Gift (Eleonore Schmid)  Der Weihnachtshase

Nine Days to Christmas (Marie Hall Ets)

Christmas Farm (Mary Lyn Ray)

The Little Fir Tree (Margaret Wise Brown, Barbara Cooney, 1954)

The Christmas Promise (Susan Bartoletti)

Holly & Ivy (Rumer Godden)

A Dozen Silk Diapers (Melissa Kajpust)

How the Hibernators Came to Bethlehem (Norma Farber)

There Was No Snow on Christmas Eve (Pam Munoz 'Ryan)

The Birds of Bethlehem (Tomie de Paoloa)

Baboushka  (Arthur Scholey)

The Tomtes' Christmas Porridge  (Sven Nordquist)

The Christmas Tree Who Loved Trains (Annie Silvestro)

The Mice, the Monks, and the Christmas Tree (George Selden)

The Bells of Christmas (Virginia Hamilton)

Bright Christmas: An Angel Remembers  (Andrew Clements)

The Christmas Barn  (C.L. Davis)

Christmas in the Barn  (Margaret Wise Brown, Barbara Cooney)

Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (Robert Barry)

Kirsten's Surprise (Janet Shaw)  (Lucia Day, December 13)

Spirit Child (John Bierhorst)

The Christmas Mouse (Elisabeth Wenning)  Die Weihnachtsmaus

The Christmas Tomten (Viktor Rydberg, illustrated by Harold Wiberg)

What the Little Fir Tree Wore to the Christmas Party (Satomi Ichikawa)

Uncle Vova's Tree (Patricia Polacco)


Have You Seen Christmas (Vicki Howiz)

The Tree That's Meant to Be (Yuval Zommer)

The Tall Book of Christmas (Dorothy Hall Smith)

The Birds' Christmas Tree (Emma Brock) (not much of a story, but kind of cute)

The Christmas Coat  (Clyde Robert Bulla)

This Is Christmas (Tom Booth)


The Biggest Smallest Christmas Present (Harriet Muncaster)

The Animals' Santa (Jan Brett)

Saint Nicholas (Ann Tompert)

Christmas Trolls (Jan Brett)

The Christmas Tree Ship

Gifts of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Demi)

The Beautiful Lady: Our Lady of Guadalupe (Pat Mora)

The Lady of Guadalupe

Christmas Tree Farm  (Purmell)

Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve

Maple and Willow's Christmas Tree

Santa Claus and the woodcutter                       Wie Sankt Nikolaus einen Gehilfen fand


Finding Christmas

Corgiville Christmas

Lumina (deutsche Ausgabe hier)

The Great Spruce

Cobweb Christmas

Santa, Please Bring Me a Gnome  (Frida und Wuschel: Ein ganz besonderer Geburtstagswunsch)  Kein Weihnachtsbuch auf Deutsch


Merry Christmas, Davy             Fröhliche Weihnachten, Pauli


The Christmas Wish                  Das Weihnachtswunder


The Log Cabin Christmas

The Christmas Wombat               Weihnachtswombat


The Christmas Fox               

Christmas Mouseling

Silent Night

The Shortest Day (Wendy Pfeffer)

Winter Solstice

The Shortest Day

New Clothes for New Year's Day

12 Days of Christmas

  1. Small Sheep in a Pear Tree, Valerie and the Silver Pear  (Make roasted pears, pear pie, draw a partridge.)
  2. The Turtle and the Dove, The Language of Doves  (Make Fimo turtles, make chocolate turtles.)
  3. Three French Hens  (Make deviled eggs, make chicken strips/fingers/nuggets with French onion dip, watch Hugo.)
  4. Cat and Canary  (Make bird seed ornaments.)
  5. The Golden Mare, the Firebird, and the Magic Ring  (Make golden napkin rings.)
  6. The Flight of the Snow Geese (Watch Father Goose.)
  7. Little Swan, Anna and the Seven Swans (Make swan pavlovas.)
  8. Master Maid, Morning Milking (Make hot chocolate with winter spices.)
  9. Princess Guide (Make ballerina cookies.)
  10. A Year in a Castle (Make crown origami box.)
  11. The Magic Bagpipe (Make pipecleaner dragons.)
  12. The Little Drummer Mouse, Drummer Boy (Loren Long), The Emperor and the Drummer Boy  (Ruth Robbins)   (Make a drum of popcorn.)
Danny and the Kings (Susan Cooper)
The Three Gifts of Christmas (Jennie Bishop)
The Story of the Three Wise Kings (Tomie dePaola)

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