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40 Best Christmas Books for Kids That Bring Magic to the Holidays

How Winston Delivered Christmas by Alex T. Smith

Winston, a mouse, finds a letter addressed to Santa and decides to get it to him in this storybook/Christmas activity hybrid. With 24 (and a half) chapters, this book encourages kids to read a chapter a day in December—and each chapter contains its own fun activity to bring the reading experience into your bigger holiday celebration.

Mickey’s Christmas Carol by Megan Roth

Disney does Dickens! The classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, the trio of Christmas ghosts, and more are made familiarly kid-friendly in this darling adaptation starring Donald, Mickey, Goofy, and more. Can’t get enough Disney over the holidays? Put some of these Disney gifts on your Christmas list.

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