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Christmas Book Suggestions for Students and Pupils

This year we have so many great Christmas books for your hardworking student or pupil that we had to pick our favorites.


Christmas Carols

Author: Ladybird

ISBN: 9781846469589

A collection of Christmas carols for festive family fun. It contains favourites such as:

Away in a Manger

Once in Royal David’s City

Silent Night

And more!

Ladybird First Favourite Christmas Book

Author: Alicia Padron

ISBN: 9781409309116

The Ladybird First Favourite Christmas Book contains everything you and your child need for hours of festive fun! A beautifully illustrated first Christmas book with a squishy padded cover and sturdy tabs, it is also a perfect Christmas gift for young children. Use the handy tabbed edges to help find and choose a selection of Christmas favourites.

The first section contains five classic Christmas carols to sing along to:

Away in a Manger

The First Noel

O Little Town of Bethlehem

We Three Kings and Silent Night

Or turn to the second section for cheerful Christmas songs:

Jingle Bells

I Saw Three Ships

Up on the Rooftop

Deck the Halls

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

The final section has a simple, child-friendly retelling of the nativity story, helping young children to understand the meaning behind our modern Christmas.

Jingle Bells and Other Songs

Author: John Byrne, Anne Waugh

ISBN: 9780194333450

Many of your favorite Christmas classics included!


Harry and the Dinosaurs make a Christmas Wish

Author: Ian Whybrow, Adrian Reynolds

ISBN: 9780140569520

Harry and his bucketful of dinosaurs are back! Harry and his bucketful of dinosaurs see some ducklings hatching and wish they could have one of their own. But it’s the wrong time for wishing so they wait until Christmas when Harry makes a special list for Santa. Christmas Day finally arrives and there is a surprise for everyone – it isn’t a duckling but a gorgeous baby pterodactyl!

The Battle for Christmas

Author: Jeremy Strong

ISBN: 9780141324630

When Ellie puts on her new pyjamas, strange things start to happen. She and her little brother, Max, are whisked off to the Christmas Shop where a battle is raging between a valiant troop of toys and the scaaaarry Christmas Tree Fairy and her army of angels. Can Ellie and Max save Christmas for the world – or will they be arrested for being mince spies? This is the first book in a new series about the Cosmic Pyjamas. They’re magical and they’re dangerous. You have been warned!

The Puffin Book of Christmas Stories

Author: Wendy Cooling

ISBN: 9780141306612

This collection of Christmas stories has something for all moods as it includes traditional tales, real life, humour, and most importantly, plenty of the magic of Christmas. Writers range from Charles Dickens to Gillian Cross and Majorie Blackman.


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