10 Best Christmas Books for Children


5. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg

Ages: 4-8

The Polar Express is about young boy who on Christmas Eve boards an enigmatic train. The boy goes to the North Pole with Santa Claus and a few other children.

When he gets to the North Pole there is a special surprise for him. The Polar Express won the 1986 Caldecott Medal for the best illustrations.