12 Best Christmas Books About Elves To Read With The Kids

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We absolutely love Christmas, especially when the Elf on the Shelf comes to stay in December. So I wanted to put together our favorite Christmas books about elves that the kids will love.

These books are perfect for Christmas activities for kids, allowing them to explore the mischievous and helpful adventures of elves while enjoying the festive season.

The Elf on the Shelf is an important part of our Christmas, even more so now he knows they are not real (well they are of course, just not the ones that come to our house!).

These books about elves are not just great for the kids, you are going to love them too! Most of them are Christmas elves, but the last 2 are classic books about elves that can be enjoyed year-round.

My son absolutely loves reading, especially at Christmas. Check out our favorite book lists for kids there are over 20 book lists included for kids of all ages, for school, for reading, and for every season. Plus lots of free book printables.

If you are looking for even more Christmas-themed books check out our favorite Christmas read alouds.

The best books about elves, perfect for Christmas

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Christmas Books With Elves In

The first 4 books about elves are from the Elf on the Shelf, and are excellent if you have the elf pay you a visit in December.

The best Christmas books about elves

The Elf on the Shelf Book is the original story and comes with the actual elf. No matter how old the kids get they will love this book, and it will very quickly become a family favorite.

Elf on The Shelf Scout Elf Express Delivers: Letters to Santa is a wonderful book and comes with letters to Santa for your child to complete. These will be gorgeous keepsakes too.

Elf on The Shelf Night Before Christmas Book is the best Christmas Eve book we have ever read.

Elf on the Shelf Pets comes with a St Bernard plush dog. It is absolutely gorgeous, and if you are strict with the no touch elf rule this is a great way for the kids to cuddle their new toy.

How to Catch an Elf is a hilarious book on an elf being loose in your house.

The Littlest Elf is a book about Oliver the smallest elf in the North Pole.

The Nutcracker you are also going to love our free Nutcracker ballet coloring pages.

Silly Sam the Elf is a funny book about naughty Sam who steals Santa’s magic suit.

Elfie the Elf

Parkers Elf is a story about Parker’s emotions at Christmas and shows children how they can stay in control even at Christmas.

The Elves and the Shoemaker is a classic book about elves and is one every child should know.

The Giant Book of Elves and Fairies is a book with 20 small classic stories about elves and fairies.

Elf on the Shelf Ideas

As I mentioned at the beginning of this post we love the Elf on the Shelf and have created many free printables and tips on how to have the best Christmas ever.

These are the most popular Elf on the Shelf posts:

Last Updated on 2 June 2023 by homeschoolof1

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