Best Children’s Books for Primary School Children: Christmas 2023 Gift Guide
Books make a superb choice of Christmas gifts for children. From timeless bedtime stories and curious information books to festive favourites and glorious gift books, we’ve selected our top recommendations for book gifts for children in their primary years.
Head to our Book Gift Guide for Ages 3-5 to find bookish Christmas presents for EYFS children. There, you’ll find Christmas nativity stories like Leah’s Star, classic story books like The Tiger Who Came to Tea, and beautiful bedtime story compendiums to treasure, such as Secrets of the Forest.
In this year’s Book Gift Guide for Ages 5-7, we ho-ho-hope you’ll love the selection of recommended books for KS1 children. Whether you are looking for festive twists on classic favourites like You Choose: Christmas or chapter-a-day advent adventures like The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’s Christmas Shenanigans, we’re sure this guide will fill your little ones with festive cheer.
Browse our Book Gift Guide for Ages 7-9 to find presents for children in Years 3 and 4. We’ve also included popular favourites like The Land of Roar and super fun choose-your-own-adventure style books like Solve Your Own Mystery: The Monster Maker, as well as impressive knowledge compendiums like the Britannica All New Children’s Encyclopedia.
In our Book Gift Guide for Ages 9-11, you’ll find a range of reading styles and interests covered for years 5 and 6. Whether you are looking for jolly, festive stories like The Christmas Carrolls, frost-filled adventures like The Ice Children or information books for curious minds like Space Maps, we hope the books in this selection find their way into plenty of Christmas stockings this year.
Each of the guides includes purchasing links and a printable PDF version to share with your school community.