A treasured tradition for the Remaley household is the day we pull out our bin of Christmas storybooks to read together.
Yes, you read that correctly. We have so many Christmas storybooks we have to store them in a separate location, and pull them out only in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Why do we have so many? Perhaps it's because folks want to gift them to the "pastor's kid." Or maybe it's simply a reflection of the magic of Christmas, and how easy it is to write classic storybooks that do justice to that magic.
In any event, we cherish and look forward to the day when we can once again crack open our Christmas storybooks. In celebration of the season, I pulled together a few of our favorites!
Stay safe. Be well. Merry Christmas.
The Nativity, illustrated by Julie Vivas
© 2006 HMH Books
Silent Night, illustrated by Lara Hawthorne
© 2018 Frances Lincoln Books
Refuge, by Anne Booth, with Illustrations by Sam Usher
© 2016 Little Brown Books
The Sparkle Box, by Jill Hardie, with illustrations by Christine Kornacki
© 2011 Worthy Kids Books
Plum, by Sean Hayes and Scott Icenogle, with illustrations by Robin Thompson
© 2018 Simon & Schuster Books
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