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Best Children’s Books to Gift at Christmas

Looking for the perfect kid’s book to gift this Christmas? We have got you covered here at Midland Books. Check out all of the children’s books we would recommend to give as a gift; 

A Christman Carol by Charles Dickens 

Ebenezer Scrooge hates Christmas, that is before he is presented with the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. As he sees what lies before, behind and ahead of him, his outlook on life is completely changed. A true Christmas classic that is the ultimate Christmas Eve read.

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Rabbit & Bear: Rabbit’s Bad Habits by Julian Gough

With beautiful illustrations that give it a classical feel, this book is perfect to gift to any little one over the Christmas season. A brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear who discovered that things are always better when they’re shared with a friend. Ideal for readers moving on from picture books.

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Ways to Say I Love You by Marilyn Singer & Alette Straathof

A beautifully written book that notes how all of the animals we know show each other love and affection. Written in verse, this book would be a lovely gift for both beginning and confident readers. A heartwarming book with a lovely message that shows we are not so different after all. 

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Alice Next Door by Judi Curtin

Best friends NEED to be together. Don’t they? Megan’s best friend Alice has moved away — but the two friends hatch a risky plot to get back together. A hilarious and heartwarming story of friendship that would be best suited to confident readers.

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Children of the Quicksands by Efua Traoré

Twelve year old Simi is sent to live with her grandmother in a remote Nigerian village where she is determined to uncover all of her family’s hidden secrets. One night, she finds herself caught in magical quicksand by the forbidden lake and her journey begins from there. 

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Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers

A tale of friendship and loneliness between a boy and a penguin. The boy is surprised when he finds the penguin on his doorstep, and thinking he has lost his way from home, decides to return him. However, he can’t seem to find anyone who is missing a penguin and he can’t find the home the penguin is searching for …

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Shop all of these amazing children’s books and so much more here at Midland Books

Check out our previous blog posts to learn more about our selection of books. 

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