There is much excitement in our house as our small collection of Christmas books have come down from the top of our old cupboard. Reading festive stories to the children is one of my favourite ways to get in the spirit of things, there is a magic to Christmas stories, the excitement and joy and the tales of kindness and family never fail to warm my heart. Here are five of our favourites:
1. Lucy & Tom’s Christmas by Shirley Hughes
We love all of Shirley Hughes books and have a number from the Alfie and Lucy & Tom series. This book is Elsie’s favourite and is full of nostalgia. It features beautiful illustrations depicting the magic of preparing for Christmas as a family.
2. I Love You Father Christmas By Emma Dodd & Giles Andreae
A simple rhyming book with sweet illustrations about sending your wishes to Father Christmas. It’s written in ...