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Favourite Christmas Books

Here at Abebooks our booksellers have the perfect Christmas book for everyone on your list. From classics by Dylan Thomas to modern day bestsellers from David Sedaris we have your Christmas gift list covered.

Twas the Night Before Christmas'Twas the Night Before Christmas
Clement Clarke Moore

This poem was first published, anonymously, in 1823 in a New York newspaper. Presents the well-known poem about an important Christmas visitor.

All Editions: £1.00 - £5,415.33


A Child's Christmas in WalesA Child's Christmas in Wales
Dylan Thomas

A Welsh poet recalls the celebration of Christmas in Wales and the feelings it evoked in him as a child.

All Editions: 1.06 - 1,353.83


The Polar ExpressThe Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg

A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus. Now playing in theaters starring Tom Hanks.

All Editions: 2.10 - 2,024.11


A Christmas StoryA Christmas Story
Brian Wildsmith

Rebecca, a young girl living in Nazareth, accompanies a small donkey searching for his mother to a stable in Bethlehem where they both witness a special event.

All Editions: 1.15 - 49.90


Norman Rockwell's Christmas Book Norman Rockwell's Christmas Book
Molly Rockwell (editor)

The most precious and warmest holiday moments were captured by the skilled hand of Norman Rockwell, who produced countless holiday illustrations.

All Editions: 1.00 - 40.48


A Charlie Brown Christmas A Charlie Brown Christmas
Charles M. Schulz

'Tis the season to be jolly, but Charlie Brown is feeling blue. Setting off in search of a prop for the big holiday pageant, our hapless hero finds a bedraggled tree…and the real meaning of Christmas.

All Editions: 1.00 - 35.08

A Christmas CarolA Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol is one of the best loved and most quoted of all English language Christmas stories. First published in 1843, it never fails to make an appearance every Christmas in some form.

All Editions: £1.00 - 24,368.98


The Gift of the MagiThe Gift of the Magi
O. Henry

A well-known tale in which a husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions so that they may buy each other Christmas presents.

All Editions: 1.00 - 81.23


How the Grinch Stole Christmas How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Dr. Seuss

The Grinch, whose heart is two sizes too small, hates Who-ville's holiday celebrations, and plans to steal all the presents to prevent Christmas from coming. To his amazement, Christmas comes anyway, and the Grinch discovers the true meaning of the holiday.

All Editions: 1.00 - 6,477.14


Holidays on IceHolidays on Ice
David Sedaris

Holidays on Ice collects six of David Sedaris' most profound Christmas stories into one slender volume perfect for use as a last-minute coaster or ice scraper.

All Editions: 2.31 - 74.46


The Velveteen RabbitThe Velveteen Rabbit
Margery Williams

Nursery magic is very strange and wonderful, and only those playthings that are old and wise and experienced like the Skin Horse understand all about it. A stuffed toy called the velveteen rabbit discovers that the power of true love has made him become a real live rabbit.

All Editions: 1.00 - 3750.00

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