If you’re looking for a gift for a little one this year, Amazon has some books that are perfect for under the Christmas tree! All of these books have at least 4 stars on Amazon, and are stories that we’ve personally read and recommend. Happy shopping!
Book: Book-O-Beards: A Wearable Book
Why we love it: Kids think this is hilarious, and it’s a great way to get in quality time that encourages imagination. The book is full of rhymes, interactive dialogue, and – of course – beards you can wear, including pirate, cowboy, sailor, and Santa Claus!
Number of reviews: 60
Book: What Makes a Rainbow? Magic Ribbon Book
Why we love it: This is a great way to teach little ones about colors, and the ribbon design inside of the book is really clever. The illustrations are beautiful, and will last them throughout their toddler years.
Number of reviews: 137
Book: Row, Row, Row Your Boat: Sing Along With Me!
Why we love it: There’s a free music download that comes along with this book so that you can sing along with the story – it’s the perfect amount of interaction for a toddler, and the moving parts are adorable and easy for little hands to use!
Number of reviews: 21
Book: Every Little Thing: Based on the song ‘Three Little Birds’ by Bob Marley
Why we love it: If you loved ‘Three Little Birds’, you’ll love sharing this book with your little one. The story includes all of the original lyrics, plus new ones – it’s an uplifting, happy story with adorable illustrations!
Number of reviews: 238
Book: Singing in the Rain
Why we love it: Based on the classic Broadway hit, this picture book takes little ones through jumping in puddles, dancing with their umbrellas, and singing in the rain. It’s a great story for rainy days when they can’t play outside, and will feel nostalgic for anyone who loved the play (or movie!).
Number of reviews: 15
Book: Hello There, Huggle Buggle Bear Finger Puppet Book
Why we love it: This book comes with an attached teddy bear finger puppet that makes the story really fun for little ones. It’s great for motor skills, and having a part to play in the story keeps toddlers interested through the whole book.
Number of reviews: 2
Book: Can a Cat Do That?
Why we love it: This is a story that kids love listening to, but it’s also the perfect first-reader for when they get older. The story includes a guide at the beginning so the reader becomes familiar with the words they’ll see, and a reading comprehension section at the end.
Price: $12.75 for hardcover, $4.99 for paperback
Number of reviews: 6
Book: Another Monster at the End of This Book
Why we love it: This book is hilarious, and kids will love turning the pages – despite Grover doing everything in his power to get them not to! This is the sequel to The Monster at the End of This Book, and together they would make a great Christmas story bundle.
Number of reviews: 2,472
Book: Incredible You! 10 Ways To Let Your Greatness Shine Through
Why we love it: Dr. Wayne Dyer took his 10 concepts from his adult book, “10 Secrets for Success & Inner Peace”, and re-created the concepts for children. This is a great book for letting kids know that they’re unique and valuable, and teaches them to embrace that.
Number of reviews: 186
Book: If You Take a Mouse to the Movies
Why we love it: All of the “If You Give A Mouse…” books are fun, and this one is no different. Perfect for a Christmas gift, little ones follow the mouse to the movies, through stringing popcorn, and hanging it on the Christmas tree.
Number of reviews: 382