Textbooks.org wishes you a very Merry Christmas and happy holidays! In honor of Christmas Day, which is today, we would like to offer up a list of the top 10 Christmas books of all time. This list is courtesy of Listverse.com, which ranks all kinds of topics and compiles lists on them. These books are traditionally read by children but can be enjoyed by Christmas lovers of all ages.
Here are the top 10 Christmas books:
1) A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens – This American classic tells the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge.
2) How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss – This popular kids book is about a Grinch who has bad intentions of stealing the Christmas presents and ruining the holiday for everyone.
3) ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore – This book has one of the most famous titles and is also the title of a poem. It’s considered the publication that spawned how we envision Santa Claus today in terms of his appearance.
4) One Wintry Night by Ruth Bell Graham – This picture book that is intended for older readers tells the story of a boy who gets caught in a snowstorm at Christmas and is taken in by a woman in a log cabin.
5) The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson – In this book, you’ll learn about a town that puts on an annual Christmas pageant telling the “Christmas Story.”
6) The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans – This book is about a couple who agrees to care for a widow in her mansion. A Christmas box helps better connect the couple, the family, and the widow.
7) The Crippled Lamb by Max Lucado – The title of this book basically describes what it’s about. Joshua the Lamb is crippled but soon discovers how his physical disabilities make him special among his animal friends.
8) The Christmas Tree by Judy Salamon – This book tells the tale of how the chief gardener at New York’s Rockefeller Center must select the perfect Christmas tree for the complex.
9) The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg – The Polar Express describes how a young boy lying in bed on Christmas Eve spots a magical train in the front yard that invites him to take a trip to the North Pole.
10) The Greatest Story Ever Told by Fulton Oursler – This highly regarded 1949 text is an account of the life of Jesus Christ.