Every child deserves the gift of a new book. Books teach, spark imagination, and allow for much needed screen-free time. Books are the perfect gift to give this Christmas. I’ve curated a list of the Best Children’s Books to Gift this Christmas. Books that inspire, teach history and take kids on a journey.
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Wonderbly Personalized Books
The joy and excitement a child experiences when they see a book that has their name is heartwarming and magical. Wonderbly’s customizable books contain meaningful, magical stories that let children from newborn through 12 years old, imagine themselves doing extraordinary things. Our daughter always enjoys receiving Wonderbly children’s books, as well as the children of our friends and family.
This year, Wonderbly has an assortment of books that are perfect to gift this Christmas.
The Christmas Snowflake ($29.99)
The Christmas Snowflake is a charming, personalized book all about the importance of being with the people you love. Snowflake is looking for a place to call home this Christmas – but only you and your loved ones can help her! Up to 9 different family members can help Snowflake on her journey. Their names will magically appear on Snowflake’s crystals, festive Christmas stockings, and even floating majestically on the wind. On her journey, eventually, little Snowflake finds her perfect place – your family’s home. As the final page is turned, you’ll discover a unique, one-of-a-kind snowflake, with your names built into her icicles. This book is perfect for kids aged newborn to eight.
The Elf Who Saved Christmas ($24.99)
The Elf Who Saved Christmas allows you to make any child in your life the hero of the hour. You can choose the character that most resembles the child to which you’re gifting the book, and then provide their name. Every child gets not one, not two, but four unique Elf names, based on their first name and last name. They’ll laugh out loud at how loopy they sound! When calamity strikes at the North Pole, it’s down to one plucky Elf to save the day – or Christmas will be canceled. This book is perfect for kids aged newborn to eight.
*Christmas Wishes for You ($24.99)
If you could choose four (4) wishes for a child this Christmas, what would they be: Compassion, Adventure, Strength, Friendship, Wisdom, Joy, Patience, Wonder, Laughter? Parents can choose four wishes they think matter most for their child, to guide them for years to come. The four wishes chosen will be used to create a timeless, enchanting personalized story with a lifetime of meaning. This book is perfect for kids aged newborn to eight.
You Are Extraordinary ($24.99)
We have an eight-year-old who is, on a daily basis, showing how much she’s becoming her own person. This book, You Are Extraordinary, which is actually a self-belief journal, is the perfect gift for children her age and older, help to understand that – no matter who they are – they are truly extraordinary. Page by page, kids will learn how to shrink worries, build confidence and self-esteem, and dream big. Kids will learn that mistakes help you grow and that with a bit of effort they can do anything. And they’ll learn they are already unique, brave and amazing – even when they don’t feel it.
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Children’s Books for Little Brown Boys and Girls to Build Confidence & Learn History
Sulwe has skin the color of midnight. She is darker than everyone in her family. She is darker than anyone in her school. Sulwe just wants to be beautiful and bright, like her mother and sister. Then a magical journey in the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything. This book is perfect for little readers aged 4-8.
Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment
Parker Looks Up follows Parker, along with her baby sister and her mother, and her best friend Gia and Gia’s mother, as they walk the halls of a museum, seeing paintings of everyone and everything from George Washington Carver to Frida Kahlo, exotic flowers to graceful ballerinas. Then, Parker walks by Sherald’s portrait of Michelle Obama…and almost passes it. But she stops…and looks up! This book is great for little readers aged 4-8.
Leaders & Dreamers: Bold & Visionary Women Around the World (Box Set)
The Little Leaders Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History book set are beautifully illustrated books that introduce readers of all ages to 80 women who changed the world. It features 40 trailblazing black women in American history, and Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World features 40 women creators, ranging from writers to inventors, artists to scientists.
Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History
Black Women in Science
Bedtime Inspirational Stories: 50 Black People Who Changed the World