35+ Children's Books for Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany

The nativity story has been handed down from technology to technology, and a lot of authors have additional their have get on the message of Christmas. We requested our Fb team for some of their most loved Christmas image guides. Below are some of their favorites. We hope you will check out them out at your library to read to the small children in your family or in worship.

Be aware: These recommendations come from our group and have not been reviewed by A Sanctified Art. We do not own any rights to these publications or have any partnership to their authors or publishers.

3 Wise Queens published by James Allen, illustrated by András Barlogh

Santa’s Favored Story published by Hisako Aoki, illustrated by Ivan Gantschev

The Donkey’s Desire created and illustrated by Barbara Helen Berger

God Gave Us Christmas written by Lisa Tawn Bergren, illustrated by David Hohn

Refuge created by Anne Booth, illustrated by Sam Usher

The Give-Absent written and illustrated by Ray Buckley

We Have been There: A Nativity Tale created by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Wendell Minor

Clown of God written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola

Place Angel Xmas penned and illustrated by Tomie dePaola

The Legend of the Poinsettia penned and illustrated by Tomie dePaola

The Night time of Las Posadas created and illustrated by Tomie dePaola

This Is the Star composed by Joyce Dunbar, illustrated by Gary Blythe

Wombat Divine prepared by Mem Fox, illustrated by Kerry Argent

Sarah’s Two Nativities written by Janine M. Fraser, illustrated by Helene Magisson

A Evening The Stars Danced for Joy penned by Bob Hartman, illustrated by Tim Jonke

Silent Night illustrated by Lara Hawthorne

Leah’s Star prepared by Margaret Bateson Hill, illustrated by Karin Littlewood

The Tale of A few Trees prepared by Angela Elwell Hunt, illustrated by Tim Jonke

Pippin the Christmas Pig written by Jean Very little, illustrated by Werner Zimmermann

You Are My Wonder created by Maryann Cusimano Like, illustrated by Satomi Ichikawa

Tune of the Stars: A Xmas Tale penned by Sally Loyd-Jones, illustrated by Alison Jay

The Story of the Nativity published by Geraldine McCaughrean, illustrated by Laura Barrett

Applesauce and the Christmas Miracle composed by Glenda Millard, illustrated by Stephen Michael King

Minor Mole’s Xmas Present composed by Glenys Nellist, illustrated by Sally Garland

‘Twas the Evening of Christmas written by Glenys Nellist, illustrated by Elena Selivanova

‘Twas the Season of Introduction created by Glenys Nellist, illustrated by Elena Selivanova

The Third Gift penned by Linda Sue Park, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline

The Night of His Start prepared by Katherine Paterson, illustrated by Lisa Aisato

The Very best Christmas Pageant Ever published by Barbara Robinson, illustrated by Laura Cornell

A Mouse in the Manger penned by Eric & Meredith Schrotenboer, illustrated by Wolfordeer Colony Studio

Who Is Coming To Our Residence? created by Joseph Slate, illustrated by Ashley Wolff

Too Several Tamales composed by Gary Soto, illustrated by Ed Martinez

Residence By Another Way composed by Barbara Brown Taylor, illustrated by Melanie Cataldo

A Incredibly Noisy Xmas created by Tim Thornborough, illustrated by Jennifer Davison

All the Shades of Christmas written by Matthew Paul Turner, illustrated by Gillian Gamble

Villancico Yaucano (Spanish) prepared by Amaury Veray, illustrated by Ivan Camilli

The Nativity illustrated by Julie Vivas

Mortimer’s Christmas Manger penned by Karma Wilson, illustrated by Jane Chapman

Rev. Anna Strickland

Operations Guidance & Material Development

Rev. Anna Strickland (she/her/hers) appears for the Divine in the day-to-day like treasure in clay jars and 1st encountered God in the integration of her spiritual self and inventive self. She is a native Austinite and graduated from the University of Texas where by she now performs in college or university ministry, in particular serving LGBTQ pupils.