There is something about reading a book at Christmas time that is especially heart-warming. Whilst the chestnuts are roasting and the weather outside is most certainly frightful, why not curl up on the sofa with a brilliant book, mince pie and perhaps even a glass of mulled wine. To give you some inspiration, we have put together a reading list of joyful Christmas reading recommendations for you to enjoy.
Whether you are looking for stories to share with the family, recipes to spice up your Christmas menu, or handy hints and tips for creating some extra special gifts, our libraries will have the book for you!
The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale
A Maigret Christmas by Georges Simenon
The Twelve Birds of Christmas by Stephen Moss
Recipe book recommendation:
Christmas with Kim-Joy: a festive collection of edible cuteness by Kim-Joy
Mary Berry’s Christmas Collection by Mary Berry
Hoff Gerddi Nadolig Cymru by Bethan Mair
Christmas Poems by Wendy Cope
Supercraft Christmas by Sophie Pester
For younger readers:
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S.Lewis
A boy called Christmas by Matt Haig
Anrheg Nadolig Taid/ Grandpa Christmas by Michael Morpurgo
Stick Man by Julia Donaldson
Aura Libraries’ top recommendation: Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days by Jeanette Winterson
Whatever you’re reading this festive season, Aura Libraries wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!