Read a festive story


Welcome to the Advent Adventure Christmas cards page with festive story suggestions.  Each title is linked to Goodreads so you can find out more about those that take your interest.  Even if you already have a firm holiday favourite, you might find a new classic among this list too.

Louisa May Alcott Little Women (1868)

David Baldacci The Christmas Train (2001)

L. Frank Baum The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (1902)

Glenn Beck The Christmas Sweater (2008)

Agatha Christie Hercule Poirot’s Christmas (1938)

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol (1843)

Richard Paul Evans The Christmas Box (1996)

Rummer Godden & Barbara Cooney The Story of Holly and Ivy (2006)

John Grisham Skipping Christmas (2004)

E. T. A. Hoffman The Nutcracker (1815)

C. S. Lewis The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950)

Stephanie Perkins (ed.) My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories (2014)

David Sedaris Holidays on Ice (1997)

Dr Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1957)

Dylan Thomas A Child’s Christmas in Wales (1952)

J. R. R. Tolkien Letters From Father Christmas (1976)

Chris Van Allsburg The Polar Express (1985)

Susan Wojciechowski The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey (1996)