Christmas reindeer books are the perfect story to read the night before Christmas or throughout the holidays.
We’ve gathered a list full of our favorite Christmas reindeer books for kids. These books vary in age so you’ll find a mix of picture books to books that elementary kids will love to read during the holidays.
To celebrate the reindeer theme, make these easy celery reindeer snacks for kids to enjoy as they are reading or listening to the stories.
Christmas Reindeer Books for Kids
After the kids get done reading the books, they can put some reindeer crafts together to keep the holiday spirit going!
Here are more than 25 of our favorite holiday books that star our favorite Christmas animal; the reindeer!
Never EVER Race a Reindeer
It’s no secret that reindeer are fast.. but who knew they were so competitive?
Would a reindeer go as far as cheating just to win the race?
The Little Reindeer
Follow the story of a little girl whose dream comes true! One night she gets to meet a reindeer and they take her own a magical journey in the night.
The Night the Reindeer Came to Play
What are they up to now? Children will be delighted to turn each page of this adorable holiday story to find out what happens when Santa’s reindeer visit the home of a young child on Christmas Eve. Full of mischief and fun, this silly group does everything to enchant, excite, and engage our little tot!
A Little Reindeer
His parents help pull the sleigh for Santa and that’s all this little reindeer wants to do when he’s older.
He must learn to put on a harness and all the tricks that will help him pull the sleigh when he’s older.
The Wild Christmas Reindeer
Teeka has an important job training the reindeer in time for their Christmas Eve ride.
The animals are spirited and mischievous, but kindness wins the day just in time.
Uni the Unicorn: Reindeer Helper
When one of Santa’s reindeer gets lost on the busiest night of the year, it’s up to Uni to use a little unicorn magic and help out. Can Uni find the reindeer in time to save Christmas?
Never Let A Unicorn Meet A Reindeer!
A story about a little girl that wants a reindeer for her birthday! With a summer birthday, it’s hard to find Santa, but when she does, it’s time to introduce the reindeer to her unicorn but it doesn’t go well!
Santa’s Lost Reindeer
Santa’s Lost Reindeer is a humorous story that follows a frazzled Santa through a search for his missing reindeer.
Fritz the Farting Reindeer
Fritz wants to join Santa’s Christmas crew but there is only one problem.
He has gas and he’s afraid Santa won’t let him go. Will Santa let him join this year?
Comet the Unstoppable Reindeer
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
All of the other reindeer make fun of Rudolph and won’t let him play in their reindeer games because he’s different. But when Christmas is almost cancelled because of a huge snowstorm, Rudolph comes to the rescue with his wonderful shiny red nose.
How to Catch A Reindeer
Comet has decided that she wants to go out an explore on her own.
Unfortunately, she runs into a group of kids who want to catch a reindeer so that they can prove Santa exists. Will they catch her?
The Reindeer Wish
When Anja discovers an abandoned reindeer baby in the woods, she cares for it and raises it as her own. They become dear friends and have many adventures together, but as the reindeer grows he wishes to rejoin his kind. So Anja leads him to join the greatest reindeer of all—those of Santa’s sled team.
The Great Reindeer Rebellion
The reindeer have had enough and they have gone on strike. Santa needs to find other animals that will help him through Christmas.
The Reindeer Girl
One night, just before Christmas, Lotta wakes up to find herself in the world of her great-grandmother’s stories. As a member of a herding family, she has her very own reindeer and calf to take care of. Will Lotta be able to keep them safe in the face of danger in the Arctic winter? And how will she get back home?
I’m a Reindeer (Little Golden Book)
Part of the Little Golden Book series, I’m a Reindeer is a cute book that will help teach kids more about the fascinating animals.
Reindeer Toots on Christmas
This hilarious holiday parody puts a new twist on the Mariah Carey Christmas classic and will have your whole family laughing out loud. Just be warned, the lyrics will definitely get stuck in your head!
Reindeer Food: A Christmas Eve Family Tradition
For generations, families have been leaving tasty treats for Santa on Christmas Eve, but what about the reindeer?
Start a new family tradition this Christmas and sprinkle your yard with reindeer food to surprise Santa’s 4-legged friends as they arrive on Christmas Eve night!
Santa’s Reindeer Needs A Vet!
Tiny Reindeer is too small to pull Santa’s sleigh. Will he figure out a way to prove his worth before Christmas day? A sweet Christmas picture book for fans of When Santa Was a Baby and Dasher.
The Grumpy Reindeer
Snuggle up and share this magical Christmas story that teaches little ones about the importance of friendship and why we should always be kind.
Delightful creatures and characters are revealed with each page of this series from writer/illustrator Charles Reasoner. Die-cut windows give a peek-a-boo look at the fun that awaits on the following page. Rhyming verses and die cut book shapes add to the fun.
Jingle, Jingle, Little Reindeer Finger Puppet Christmas Board Book
Read along and play with your baby or toddler through this story of a reindeer hurrying to Santa. This seasonal holiday story features a soft plush finger puppet toy built into the book, encouraging interactive play, hand-eye coordination, and sensory & language development.
The Itsy Bitsy Reindeer
Heartfelt The Special Reindeer
There is a new Reindeer in the Town. WHo is out to help Santa . She is a special needs Reindeer. Can she will become a regular one indeed of being a backup Reindeer? and solve Santa’s dilemma?