Books about Feast Days

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Books About Christmas

Browse through some of my favourite books to share with children during Advent and Christmas. Why not choose your own favourite from my list to add to your collection of beautiful Christmas books.

Advent Storybook: 24 stories to share before Christmas This is a fabulous book to introduce the Christmas story to pre-schoolers, using your advent wreath or advent calendar. Light your family candle and read one of the 24 stories from the book. The stories are beautifully illustrated and tell of a teddy bear learning the Christmas story. If you choose just one book to help your children prepare for Christmas, choose this one! You won’t regret it.

Big Fun Christmas Crafts and Activities: Over 200 Quick and Easy Activities for Holiday Fun Suitable for ages 3 to 7 years. Creative expression, learning fun, respect for others are some of the themes of engaging Christmas activities in this book.

Christmas Things to Stitch and Sew By Fiona Watt. An Usborne book with 15 festive activities using simple sewing techniques, suitable for beginners and children with a little sewing experience. Projects include a fabric holly wreath, Christmas stockings, star-shaped Christmas tree decorations and tips on adding glittering sequins and shiny beads.

The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey By Susan Wojciechowski, Illustrated by Patrick Lynch. A beautiful picture story book suitable for children aged 5 and upwards. This book will make you cry.

Jotham’s Journey: A Storybook for Advent By Arnold Ytreeide. An advent story book suitable for children aged 7 and upwards. We loved reading this book together as a family.

Bartholomew’s Passage: A Family Story for Advent By Arnold Ytreeide. An advent story book suitable for children aged 7 and upwards. This book is in the same style of Jotham’s Journey. I highly recommend both of these two books. They are fabulous Advent story books for children.

A Child’s Christmas in Wales By Dylan Thomas, Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone

Sllinky Malinki’s Christmas Crackers by Lynley Dodd


Books About Easter

Various books about Easter can be found here