Great Kids Books for the Holidays from Simon & Schuster


Simon and Schuster has some great kids books to pick up for the holidays.  Some are perfect to read heading into the holidays and some are great to give as gifts.


  • Christmas Puppy – A joyous puppy with a very twitchy tail is looking for the perfect holiday present in this rebarkable Christmas novelty book from award-winning creator Salina Yoon.
  • Itsy Bitsy Angel – A joyous Christmas nativity twist on the popular nursery rhyme “The Itsy Bitsy Spider!”
  • Snowman’s Magic Hat – Little ones will love lifting the flaps after saying each magic word to see if the spell worked. From a handful of carrots to three pieces of coal, the magic trick goes on until…Blizzard, lizard, wizard, whoa, we meet a person made of snow!
  • Very Merry Day in the Neighborhood – Join Daniel Tiger for a winter celebration in the neighborhood as he and his family, friends, and neighbors come together for a festive potluck, gift-giving, and more! This sweet board book is filled with tons of holiday spirit and is a perfect stocking stuffer!
  • Snoopy’s Snow Day – Join Snoopy and the Peanuts gang for a day of playing in the snow in this adorable shaped board book with foil on the cover!
  • Silly Lullaby – What’s the best way to say good night? With a silly lullaby from the beloved and bestselling Sandra Boynton.
  • Oscar the Octopus – From #1 New York Times bestselling novelty creator Matthew Van Fleet comes an exciting book that teaches little ones the months of the year!


  • Santa Mouse – In this charming holiday story, meet a tiny mouse with no name who is blessed with a large imagination and a generous spirit. He lives a very lonely life in a very big house. Yet he dearly loves Christmas and one Christmas Eve he surprises Santa Claus with a most unusual present. How does this small mouse with a big heart become Santa’s special helper?
  • Marion and the Girls Getaway – Marion plans a perfect girls weekend for her friends—with a surprise appearance from a snow bunny!—in the twentieth book of the Critter Club series.
  • Angelina Ballerina – In an encore performance, Angelina Ballerina returns in this refreshed picture book from acclaimed author Katharine Holabird and celebrated artist Helen Craig!
  • Kitten Lady Big Book of Kittens – From kitten rescuer and humane educator Hannah Shaw, also known as Kitten Lady on YouTube and Instagram, comes an inspiring picture book that takes readers on the adorable journey of foster kittens from their first days after birth all the way to adoption!
  • Spencer’s New Pet – When Spencer gets a new pet, he’s excited to do all the things that pets do—taking walks in the park, going to the vet, and attending parties together. There’s just one hitch: Spencer’s new pet is a balloon.
  • Roly Poly – Roly Poly the polar bear gets a little brother he did not ask for, in this charming story about sibling rivalry and the bonds of family

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