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16 Best Christmas Picture Books of All Time


Our goal: Build the most true list of best Christmas Picture books.

Our process:
1. Search for "best Christmas Picture books" and study the top 5 articles.
2. Add only the top books (mentioned 2+ times).
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This process takes a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1
    Appears in 4 articles
  2. 2
    Appears in 3 articles
  3. 3
    Appears in 3 articles
  4. 4
    Appears in 3 articles
  5. 5

    Pick a Pine Tree

    Patricia Toht

    Appears in 3 articles
  6. 6

    Red and Lulu

    Matt Tavares

    Appears in 3 articles
  7. 7

    The Nutcracker

    New York City Ballet

    Appears in 2 articles
  8. 8
    Appears in 2 articles
  9. 10
    Appears in 2 articles
  10. 11

    Great Joy

    Kate DiCamillo

    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 12
    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 13
    Appears in 2 articles
  13. 14
    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 15

    Santa Rex

    Molly Idle

    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 16
    Appears in 2 articles

FAQ

  • How was this list created?

    We searched for "best Christmas Picture books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many books are in this list?

    There are 16 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Christmas Picture books on the internet.

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