Best Christmas and Holiday Books for Kids

Dream Snow - Eric Carle - one of my favorite Christmas themed picture books

Children's reindeer cookies

upside down gingerbread man = reindeer! Have a gingerbread man cookie cutter but not a reindeer one. WIll definitely be doing this!

Christmas cake from Nigella's Christmas Kitchen, in support of Nigella Lawson

The prunes in this easy Christmas cake ensure that it is dark, moist and squidgy - but what makes it really special is the chocolate.

Spot's First Christmas

Fishpond New Zealand, Spot's First Christmas (Color) (Spot (Paperback)) by Eric Hill (Illustrated ) Eric Hill. Buy Books online: Spot's First Christmas (Color) (Spot (Paperback)), ISBN Eric Hill (Illustrated by) Eric Hill

Slinky Malinki's Christmas Crackers

Fishpond New Zealand, Slinky Malinki's Christmas Crackers (Hairy Maclary and Friends) by Lynley Dodd. Buy Books online: Slinky Malinki's Christmas Crackers (Hairy Maclary and Friends), ISBN Lynley Dodd

Handel's 'Messiah'

"Blood returned to Evan’s brain and Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus played in his head.

Wreath pavlova -- the perfect dessert for Christmas day

Christmas Edible Pavlova Wreath Pavlova is a meringue-based dessert named after the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova. It is a meringue des.

A very sweet picture book about a little boy who loves Father Christmas!

Booktopia has I Love You, Father Christmas by Giles Andreae. Buy a discounted Hardcover of I Love You, Father Christmas online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

Room for a Little One by Martin Waddell - This favorite Christmas picture book is now available in a reduced size padded board book perfect for little hands with.

The Twelve Days of NZ Christmas!

New Zealand Pukeko in a Ponga Tree Hard Cover by Kingi Ihaka & Dick Frizz

Follow Santa as he journeys across our favourite city!

Follow Santa as he journeys across our favourite city!