Happy Advent! Today is the first day of Advent and so the Christmas reading has begun.
And here it is! My Christmas reading list.
I am very excited and I can not wait for tomorrow. I will see how my reading goes as I might add to the list as December goes on. The Christmas reading list runs from 1st December to 6th January when the Christmas decorations come down.
Christmas at the Beach Hut by Veronica Henry
I chose this one because I read a short story by Venronica Henry recently and really enjoyed it, so I thought I would try one of her Christmas books.
Letters from Father Christmas by J. R. R. Tolkien
My best friend bought me this book for my birthday present and I have been saving it for my Christmas read. I am really excited about this as I absolutely adore Tolkien.
Five at the Office Christmas Party by Bruno Vincent (based on the characters created by Enid Blyton)
These books are my guilty pleasure, I think I have read them all apart from this one, as again I have been saving it for Christmas.
Mary Poppins by P. L. Travers
Not really a Christmas book I know but I could not resist. This book is so beautiful and special I just thought it was ideal for Christmas reading. Also the new Mary Poppins film Mary Poppins Returns is out soon and one of my saxophone students plays one of the children in the film, so I thought I had better read the book.
Coming Home by Michael Morpurgo
I am a bit of a Morpurgo fan and when I saw this book I had to have it. I do love children’s books they always make me smile and feel all warm and fuzzy inside. I found this book by complete accident as I was looking online for another book called Coming Home and this came up in the search. Hopefully it will be a lucky find.
Mog’s Christmas by Judith Kerr
This was chosen quite simply because I have very fond memories of reading Mog stories to my neice and nephews. I have missed Mog so much I decided to buy this as a little treat to myself.
The Nutcracker by E. T. A. Hoffmann
Here is the big finale! As I have mentioned in a previous post I always read a new version of The Nutchracker on the run up to Christmas and here is my new copy. Another pretty book, I do love pretty books.
I would love to hear if anybody else has a Christmas reading list. Please feel free to post a link to your blog in the comments.
Happy Advent and Happy Reading.
Lady Book Dragon