Holiday Reads

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The holidays are a great time to share a story with your little ones. Children’s Librarian Terri Diebel, and Juvenile Collection Development Librarian Cecilia Horn from the Kenton County Public Library compiled a list of faves that are sure to delight. Check out Horn’s blog for more unique recommendations at

  • The Christmas Boot by Lisa Wheeler, illus. by Jerry Pinkney
  • The Christmas Crocodile by Bonny Becker, illus. by David Small
  • Christmas in the Barn by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Anna Dewdney
  • The Day Santa Stopped Believing in Harold by Maureen Fergus, illus. by Cale Atkinson
  • Five Little Elves by Dan Yaccarino
  • The Great Spruce by John Duvall, illus. by Rebecca Gibbon
  • If Snowflakes Tasted Like Fruitcake by Stacey Previn
  • The Lost Gift by Kallie George, illus. by Stephanie Graegin
  • Maisy’s Christmas Presents by Lucy Cousins
  • The Nutcracker adaptation by Kate Davies, illus. by Niroot Puttapipat
  • Presents Through the Window by Taro Gomi
  • Shmelf the Hanukkah Elf by Greg Wolfe, illus. by Howard McWilliam
  • Stowaway in a Sleigh by C. Roger Mader
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas: A Peek-Through Picture Book by Britta Teckentrup
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas in Kentucky by Evelyn B. Christensen, illus. by Kent Culotta
  • Walking in a Winter Wonderland: based on the song by Felix Bernard and Richard B. Smith, as sung by Peggy Lee by Tim Hopgood

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