There is a special type of magic that happens around the holidays. A book is a perfect way to introduce little ones to the magic of the holiday season. Whether you are shopping for a baby gift for someone you know or creating your own baby reading library these books are perfect! Each of these baby’s first Christmas books was created specifically for babies and toddlers, keeping in mind that they need simple illustrations and fun bright colors. These books have sturdy pages for babies to hold to ensure they get the full sensory experience without destroying the book. They each focus on sensory building through touch or sound and have easy-to-navigate pages. While your baby will not be able to read during their first Christmas, these books will all be cherished for years to come, as they learn to read and grow with the magic of the holiday season.

Christmas Books for babies. A book is a perfect way to introduce little ones to the magic of the holiday season. These books are perfect for your baby's first Christmas.

15 Best Books for Baby’s First Christmas

Baby’s First Christmas

Baby’s First Christmas is a sturdy board book, perfect for children to get hands-on with and will become a favorite. This bright, bold baby book will fulfill your baby’s thirst for discovering the snowy world around them.

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Disney Baby My First Christmas Touch & Feel Board Book

In this book, babies will be introduced to new vocabulary related to Christmas, like “gingerbread,” stockings”, and “Ho Ho Ho!” through simple text accompanied by adorable Disney Baby illustrations – creating a memorable first-holiday experience!

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My First Disney Christmas Bedtime Storybook

Help babies go on a treasure hunt with their favorite Disney characters, like Ariel, save Christmas with Mickey. They can discover the best Christmas ever with Lightning McQueen and friends, and more!

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Baby’s First Christmas: Greeting Card Book

It’s your baby’s first Christmas, and what a reason to celebrate! Enjoy sweet illustrations as you and your little one get ready for their first Christmas with this greeting card book. The special cover flap includes a loving message and space for an inscription. Make and remember all-new Christmas memories with this special holiday book, which includes an envelope so you can give this book instead of a card!

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My First Christmas Stories and Poems Treasury

Celebrate the magic of Christmas with this delightful keepsake filled with festive stories, songs, and poems selected by Santa himself! Little ones will love snuggling up to this sweet holiday treasure that highlights 12 favorite Christmas stories and songs including We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Jingle Bells, O Christmas Tree, Silent Night, and The Night Before Christmas. Lively illustrations and festive scenes capture the heartwarming spirit of Christmas and help build excitement for the big day when Christmas finally arrives! A must for your little one’s Christmas library collection!

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My First Christmas Black and White High Contrast Baby Book

Since a newborn’s vision is not developed enough to recognize colors, severe black-and-white contrast of images allows their eyes to differentiate between what they are seeing. The black and white images in this book will sure grab your little ones’ attention.

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Baby Touch and Feel Merry Christmas

Touch and feel all things Christmas from Santa’s beard to a Christmas tree with ornaments! Every page of this adorable touch and feel book has a magical Christmas texture or an eye-catching shiny area designed to inspire curiosity in small children.

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Merry Christmas (Bright Baby Touch and Feel)

With exciting textures to touch and feel, this interactive first book is the perfect Christmas gift for your baby to meet Santa, his elves and reindeer, see starry snowflakes, wonder what presents will be placed beneath the tree, and discover much more holiday fun.

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First 100 Christmas Words

There are colorful photographs to look at and talk about, and labels to read and learn, too. The pages are made from a tough board and the cover is softly padded for little hands to hold.

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Dear Santa: A Lift-the-Flap Book

With lift-the-flaps throughout and a touch and feel element on the last page, this holiday tale is perfect for parents to read with their little ones.

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Who Says Ho Ho Ho?

This jolly board book celebrates the fun of holiday festivities with simple, repetitive say-aloud words and colorful photos of animals and children. Perfect for parents, caregivers, and babies to share together, the book encourages listening and speaking skills and is a wonderful gift or stocking stuffer.

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My First Christmas Board Book

In My First Christmas, warm illustrations and easy-to-follow text celebrate the joys and traditions of this special holiday. From decorating the tree to putting cookies out for Santa, the Christmas spirit is beautifully captured by Tomie dePaola.

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Jingle & Joy

What’s inside Jingle & Joy? The North Pole! Santa’s Workshop! Gingerbread Cookie Parade! And lots of fun things to look for and talk about. Just right for little ones who are excited for the Christmas season, this adorable lift-a-flap book is full of surprises as your toddler gets ready for the holidays!

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Jolly Jingle Christmas

Jingle, jingle…. who is that soaring through the night sky? Jolly Jingle Christmas is a fun board book with 10 festive sounds! Visit the elves at their workshop as they tap and tinker with toys. Hear the jingle, jingle of sleigh bells approaching. This wonderful book is written by Becky Wilson and illustrated by Samantha Meredith. Join the festive fun and take a magical journey today! Perfect Christmas gift for the holidays.

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Jingle Baby

Share treasured holiday traditions with your baby in this indestructible board book Indestructibles is the trusted series for easing little ones into storytime. Beloved by babies and their parents, Indestructibles are built for the way babies “read” (i.e., with their hands and mouths).

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