The Best Little Golden Books for the Holiday Season

The Best Little Golden Books for the Holiday Season

By Elizabeth Lee , Dec 4th 2015

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Find out why bulk Little Golden Books make great gifts.

Ever since their debut in the 1940s, Little Golden Books have made a name for themselves as an American staple. With their sturdy covers, compact size, and affordable price tag, Little Golden Books made picture books — traditionally much larger in size and expensive — more accessible to kids.

Buying bulk Little Golden Books is popular for schools, literacy programs, and nonprofit organizations, especially during the holidays. This is because their price point and size make them ideal gifts to buy in bulk. These are a few of our bestselling Little Golden Books during the holiday season:

1. The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore

the night before christmas little golden book

This 1949 Little Golden Book edition has been a staple in the Little Golden Books line for decades!  This classic poem was recently found in the Little Golden Books archives and digitized and beautifully reproduced for today's kids.


2. The Animals' Christmas Eve by Gale Wiersum

the animals' christmas eve little golden book

A group of animals recount their version of the birth of Jesus in this beautiful Little Golden Books retelling of the birth of Christ.  After all the people leave, the animals, in voices low, remember Christmas long ago. Bring your child along into their nostalgia.


3. Jingle Bells by Kathleen N. Daly & J.P. Miller

jingle bells little golden book

This title returned to the Little Golden Books line to tell you about jingly jangly Christmas fun where a merry family of bears helps Santa deliver his presents.


4. Frosty the Snowman by Golden Books Staff

frosty the snowman little golden book

Everyone's favorite snowman with a magic hat comes to life through Little Golden Books' retelling the whole magical story of Frosty the Snowman.


5. Santa's Toy Shop by Al Dempster

santa's toy shop little golden book

Walt Disney Studio's Silly Symphony-inspired classic brings Santa's Toy Shop to life made its way into the Little Golden Books line as far back as 1950 after Walt Disney came out with his 1932 animated short film.


6. Elmo's 12 Days of Christmas by Sarah Albee & Maggie Swanson

elmo's 12 days of christmas little golden book

Little Golden Books brings you happy tidings from everyone's favorite Muppet, Elmo! Celebrate the 12 days of Christmas with the Sesame Street gang!

Little Golden Books make great gifts because they are affordable classics that will last for years and years to come. For more book recommendations and weekly digests of trending blog articles, subscribe to our blog newsletter!

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