Christmas is a time to spend with our families and loved ones, and this year, more than ever, we should think of cultivating nurturing traditions. To help the little ones in your family get into the Christmas spirit, we’ve selected five books, written by our own Guest Contributor and published author, Glenys Nellist, that are perfect to read before Santa arrives.
5 books to read around the Christmas tree
Little Mole’s Christmas Gift: Little Mole has found a massive mushroom in the woods for Mama’s Christmas present, but on the way home to his burrow, our Little Mole has a big decision to make…should he share his mushroom with others in need, or keep it for Mama? For children aged 4-8.
Twas The Evening of Christmas is written in the same rhythm and rhyme as Clement C Moore’s classic but focuses on Jesus, rather than Santa, who is, after all, the real hero of Christmas. For children aged 4-10.
Christmas Love Letters From God features seven stories recounting the birth of Jesus and is the second in this popular series that contain lift-the-flap love letters from God that can be personally addressed to the child. For children aged 4-10.
Snuggle Time Christmas Stories is a padded-cover board book for babies-preschool that tells the story of Jesus’ birth in twelve poems, from angel Gabriel’s visit to the wise men.
Good News! It’s Christmas! is a rhyming board book for babies-preschool that tells the Nativity story from the point of view of all the characters involved. The arrival of Jesus was good news for everyone.. even the pigeons!
About Glenys Nellist
Glenys Nellist was born and raised in the north of England in a little village by the name of Up Holland. During her school years, she spent her time writing. And despite having started writing a novel which she gave up on halfway, she eventually became an author. Today, she lives in Michigan, USA, where she has written multiple books including the bestselling ‘Twas the Evening of Christmas, The Wonder That is You, and the popular series Love Letters from God and Snuggle Time.