The Best Christmas Bedtime Stories for Kids

First added 22nd November 2021

By Elisha Sketchley

2 min read

We know how special it is to make memories with your children and grandchildren. Here, we have put together a list of must-read bedtime stories for children this Christmas.

With Christmas fast approaching, picking bedtime stories will soon be making the shift from all-year-round classics to those feel-good Christmas stories we've all loved over the years!

How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Suess

Reading age: 3+ years

The Grinch hated Christmas… until now. How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a wonderful tale of joy, patience, and unexpected friendship. Experience The Grinch's heart grow and finally make friends.

The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List
by Tom Fletcher

Reading age: 7 – 11 years

Tom Fletcher tells a collection of stories about children who have ended up on the 'naughty list' this Christmas, helping see and understand why. In these heart-warming stories, we see the true meaning of Christmas and that there is more to a book than what's on the cover.

The Nightmare Before Christmas
by Tim Burton

Reading age: 5 – 7 years

When Jack Skellington, from Halloween Town, stumbles across a happy place called Christmas Town, he thinks "there must be more to life than yelling, Boo." Jack attempts to bring Christmas Town to Halloween Town.


The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore

Reading age: 3+ years

The ultimate Christmas classic. 'The Night Before Christmas' is a tale of pure excitement experienced on Christmas Eve. With such a wide variety of authors to choose from – you're sure to find the right version for your little one.

A Christmas Carol by Tony Mitton

Reading age: 3 – 7 years

Ebenezer Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas in this retelling of the classic 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens. It Is the perfect read for Christmas Eve. Tony Mitton's version is a rhyming picture book that captivates the joy of Christmas.

Creating the Perfect Sleeping Space

Make sure your children are comfortable this Christmas and shop our single bed and mattress sets. If you're worried your child isn't ready for big bed yet, make sure you read Moving Your Toddler from a Cot to a Single Bed.


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