Newest Christmas Picture Books of the Year

17 Dec

The library and bookstore shelves have been looking very festive for quite a while now.   Many are filled with classics we still adore… A Christmas Carol, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Polar Express, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, and T’was the Night Before Christmas, to name a few. But right up front you’ll find the pick of the season… the brand-new releases. Browse the titles. Drink in the artwork. Taste the flavor of the text. I bet you’ll go home with one or two new favorites this year.

Happy Reading!

Below are six new picture books I summarized for you, along with a few fun activities you can do with your little readers for each story. Be sure you click on the title of each one for the link to that page.

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The Christmas Quiet Book 

by Deborah Underwood and Renata Liwska

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Dear Santa, Love Rachel Rosenstein

by Amanda Peet, Andrea Troyer, and Christine Davenier

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How to Catch Santa 

by Jean Reagan and Lee Wildish

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The Knights Before Christmas

by Joan Holub and Scott Magoon

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Over the River & Through the Wood

by Linda Ashman and Kim Smith

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Waiting for Santa

by Steve Metzger and Alison Edgon

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by Linda Bailey and Genevieve Godbout

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2 Responses to “Newest Christmas Picture Books of the Year”

  1. Patricia Tilton December 19, 2015 at 5:15 PM #

    Some great picks. My library doesn’t have DEAR SANTA, LOVE, RACHAEL ROSENSTEIN yet. I saw the author on the TODAY SHOW and wanted to review the book, but couldn’t get it in time. I checked out some older Christmas books, recently just to read them. The ones you mentioned are such classics. Like the new ones too. Merry Christmas!

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    • Juliana Lee December 20, 2015 at 9:30 PM #

      I hope you like it when you do get it, Pat. There was one line I didn’t care for, but overall a nice story. Can’t wait to hear your opinion!

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