Reading books is an important part of language development in all children! We have found unique holiday themed books that you and your preschooler can enjoy together!
Llama Llama Holiday Drama By: Anna Dewdney
Read along as Llama Llama struggles with patiently waiting for Christmas to come and learns the value of patience and the importance of family.
Merry Christmas, Mouse! By: Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond
Do you remember Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie? He’s back to decorate his Christmas tree! Follow along as he begins a Christmas counting adventure!
Olivia Helps with Christmas By: Ian Falconer
The latest installment of Olivia is sure to cause smiles this holiday season. Join Olivia as she helps set up for the holiday, and learns a lesson about patience along the way.
Happy Hanukkah, Corduroy By: Don Freeman
Courduroy is throwing a Hanukkah party, and you’re invited! Read along as corduroy and his friends light the menorah, share potato pancakes, spin the dreidel and much more!
Fancy Nancy, Splendiferous Christmas By: Jane O’Connor
Nancy absolutely adores Christmas and all of the tasks leading up to Christmas morning. Between baking cookies and decorating the house, Nancy’s favorite ornament gets broken. Read along as Nancy and her grandma whip up something fancy for the new tree topper!
Dream Snow By: Eric Carle
Follow along as the farmer dreams of his beloved animals named One, Two, Three, Four and Five. Beautifully illustrated, this book is sure to enchant the little ones.
Li’l Rabbit’s Kwanzaa By: Donna L. Washington
Read along as Li’l Rabbit tries to decide on the perfect gift for his grandmother!
Olive, The Other Reindeer By: Otto Seibold
Convinced that he is one of Santa’s reindeer, Olive sets out on a journey to the North Pole. Follow alone on this Christmas adventure!
How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Chanuka? By: Jane Yolen
Read along as a group of dinosaurs celebrate Chanukah. Together, they light the menorah and spin dreidels, and cause a little trouble along the way.
Winter’s Tale By: Robert Sabuda
Explore a winter wonderland from the comfort of your bed with this beautiful pop-up book. Decorated with foil, glitter and intricate paper designs, this book is sure to amaze.
Happy Reading and Happy Holidays from all of us at LLA! (All photos from Amazon.com)
Kaylee Kapalko, Speech-Language Pathology Intern