Non-Fiction and Gift Children's Christmas Booklist

By Barnes Bookshop

By Barnes Bookshop

Jingle Bells

Nicola Slater

£10.99 £10.22

Join in with a Christmas classic in this interactive sound book with a light-up surprise ending!

Maisy's Chinese New Year

Lucy Cousins

£8.99 £8.36

Ideal for sharing the excitement of Chinese New Year with little ones.

Counting Creatures

Julia Donaldson and Sharon King-Chai

£14.99 £13.94

From a leopard with her cubs, to a frog and its tadpoles, young readers will delight in counting each creature's babies and seeing where they live.

What Are Little Girls Made of?

Jeanne Willis and Isabelle Follath

£9.99 £9.29

Witty reworking of popular nursery rhymes, Georgie Porgie doesn't dare to make the girls cry and it’s the Queen who puts Humpty together again!

Elton John

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara and Sophie Beer

£9.99 £9.29

Discover the life of Elton John, the piano wizard who rocketed to stardom with his music. Part of the Little People, Big Dreams series (4+)

Magical Creatures and Mythical Beasts: Includes magic torch which illuminates more than 30 magical beasts

Professor Mortimer, Emily Hawkins, et al.

£20.00 £18.60

Discover the fantastical creatures that inhabit famous landmarks around the world, using the magic torch to illuminate the way.

Christmas Poems

Gaby Morgan and Axel Scheffler

£5.99 £5.57

A festive collection of classic and modern poems, carols and songs which celebrates all the best things about Christmas, illustrated by Axel Scheffler.

Draw with Rob at Christmas

Rob Biddulph

£6.99 £6.50

Join Rob and learn to draw your favourite Christmas characters - from Polar Bears to Elves and from Father Christmas to a Snowman.

Winter Tales

Dawn Casey and Zanna Goldhawk

£15.99 £14.87

A heartwarming selection of wintery tales from all over the world - from North America to Siberia, Scotland, France, Russia and Norway. (7+)

The Dragon Ark: Join the quest to save the rarest dragon on Earth

Curatoria Draconis and Tomislav Tomic

£20.00 £18.60

Welcome on board the Dragon Ark! Join the Dragon Protector and meet the magnificent beasts already aboard and help to save some more. (8+)

The Book of Hopes: Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire and Entertain

£12.99 £12.08

With over 100 images, poems, stories and non-fiction to choose from, this is a perfect book for now. Donation from each book gooes to NHS charities.

The Story Orchestra: Carnival of the Animals: Press the note to hear Saint-Saens' music

Katy Flint and Jessica Courtney Tickle

£14.99 £13.94

Discover the magical world of Carnival of the Animals in this musical reimagining of this celebrated suite for children.

How to Be More Paddington: A Book of Kindness

Michael Bond and Peggy Fortnum

£12.99 £12.08

Learn valuable life lessons from Paddington Bear himself in this inspirational book of kindness with illustrations by the original illustrator, Peggy Fortnum.

The Mog Treasury: Six Classic Stories About Mog the Forgetful Cat

Judith Kerr

£19.98 £18.58

The perfect gift for families, boys, girls, fans of Judith Kerr, and anyone who has ever known or loved a cat.

Earth Heroes: Twenty Inspiring Stories of People Saving Our World

Lily Dyu and Amy Blackwell

£16.98 £15.79

From Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough to Yin Yuzhen and Isatou Ceesay, each tale is a beacon of hope in the fight for the future of our planet.

Quidditch Through the Ages - Illustrated Edition: A magical companion to the Harry Potter stories

J.K. Rowling and Emily Gravett

£25.00 £23.25

A fun packed fantasy history of the wizarding sport with glorious illustrations by Emily Gravett.

A World of Art

Helena Hunt and JAMES BROWN

£16.98 £15.79

From cave painting right up to Pop Art, discover the stories behind the artists, movements sculptures, ceramics, photography that is the world of art.

Kay's Anatomy: A Complete (and Completely Disgusting) Guide to the Human Body

Adam Kay and Henry Paker

£14.99 £13.94

This hilarious but factual book will tell you what’s really going on in your body, and answer the really important questions, like: Are bogeys safe to eat?

Moomin Pull-Out Prints: Tove Jansson's Art & Pictures

Tove Jansson

£14.99 £13.94

A beautifully packaged collection of Tove Jansson's classic Moomin artwork alongside warm, witty and mindful quotes from the original books.

Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature: Amazing Animals and the Magical Creatures of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts

Natural History Museum

£25.00 £23.25

Extraordinary exploration of the parallels between creatures of myth and the fantastic beasts from JK Rowling’s books and films. A dazzling feast.

Break the Mould: How to Take Your Place in the World - SHORTLISTED FOR THE AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS

Sinead Burke and Natalie Byrne

£8.99 £8.36

Teacher and activist Sinead encourages us to embrace our uniqueness and how to take our place in the world.

A Really Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson

£20.00 £18.60

Bill Bryson takes us from the Big Bang to the dawn of science, and everything in between- a journey from the centre of the planet, to the dinosaurs.

Channel Kindness: Stories of Kindness and Community

Born This Way Foundation Reporters with Lady Gaga and Lady Gaga

£20.00 £18.60

A collection of real life stories from changemaker young people. The quiet power of kindness can change the way we view one another and ourselve.