Christmas books for kids – part 2

Here are some books for kids to make you go ho-ho-ho! London Mums have selected an array of seasonal picture book treats and brilliant early reader books which are guaranteed to make you chuckle. 

A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories


Step on to a stage full of stories with this beautiful anthology of 12 stories from Shakespeare. Featuring much-loved classics such as The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and Othello, each story is rewritten in a comprehensive way that is accessible for children and stunningly illustrated by collage artist Alice Lindstrom.


The Bear, The Piano, The Dog and the Fiddle


Hector and his dog Hugo have made music together through good times and bad times. But when Hugo learns to play the fiddle, and gets the chance to play with Bear’s Big Band, will Hector’s jealousy get the better of him? Set in New Orleans with a new cast of animal musicians, this sequel to the best-selling The Bear and the Pianoteaches that friendship, like good music, lasts forever.


Silent Night


Celebrate the magic of Christmas with this beautifully illustrated book, based on the world’s best-loved carol. Rediscover the Nativity Story in all its glory – from quaking shepherds to heaven-sent angels – as the song lyrics are brought to life on every spread. A gorgeous book for all the family to share during the festive season.


The Story Orchestra: The Nutcracker


Follow Clara on a magical Christmas adventure in this retelling of the classic ballet story. Watch the Nutcracker battle the Mouse King, meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and journey to the Land of Sweets, where wonder and excitement await… Including music from: ‘The Dance of the Reed Flutes’, ‘The Waltz of Flowers’ and ‘The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’.


The Sound of Magic: Cinderella


Experience the magic of Cinderella like never before with this gorgeous interactive sound book, which comes complete with your very own sparkling gold-foil magic wand! Become the Fairy Godmother’s assistant by tapping the wand on the musical notes as you read the story. Then listen and see the magic happen as you turn the page.


The books listed in this page are published by Quarto publisher

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