Colder weather is the perfect condition for snuggling up and reading a book under a Tula Blanket with your little one. The winter season has a lot of great stories associated with it, so we thought we would share our own favourite winter-themed or Christmas books. Add these stories to your winter evenings and create a festive tradition with your family:
The Snowman, Raymond Briggs
Celebrating it’s 40th Anniversary this year, The Snowman is a classic tale told through adorable illustrations. Bring the Snowman to life with this magical story that has captivated children for generations.
Mog's Christmas Calamity, Judith Kerr
This tells the story of what happens when disaster strikes for our favourite fictional cat at Christmas time. The book was popularised in the 2015 Sainsbury’s Christmas TV advert and little ones will love how Mog overcomes challenges to enjoy a beautiful happy ending.
The Polar Express, Chris Van Allsburg
If you enjoyed the animated film featuring the voice of Tom Hanks, it’s worth getting hold of a copy of this classic children’s book that was originally published in 1985. There’s magic and suspense as a little boy boards a mysterious train bound for the North Pole.
Peppa Meets Father Christmas, Peppa Pig
One of the UK’s most popular pigs ‘writes’ this festive tale that Peppa fans will love. The story see’s Peppa inviting Father Christmas to her Christmas play, but will he be able to make it?
The Ice Monster, David Walliams
Perfect for older children, the latest tale from comedian and author David Walliams is a Winter treat. Telling the story of a woolly mammoth from the North Pole, The Ice Monster is sure to include lots Walliams’ trademark wit.
Do you have your own favourite books to read during the Christmas holidays? Share them with us and let us know what stories you enjoy.