Jolly Holiday Audiobooks for Little Listeners
Holiday Audiobooks for Co-listening With Littles

If you haven’t heard Walter Matthau read How the Grinch Stole Christmas, there’s no season like snow season to cue up the audiobook, gather your own pack of “Whos from Who-ville” (a.k.a the bedtime story crew) and set your frozen heart-o-meter to “thaw.” Plus, discover new Christmas audiobooks for kids that are worthy of repeat plays: Parks and Recreation star Aubrey Plaza’s The Return of the Christmas Witch, Tameka Fryer Brown’s Twelve Dinging Doorbells, and more. Looking for Hanukkah audiobooks to light up the season? Browse our picks here.

Author: Dr. Seuss
Read By: Walter Matthau

Read by the inimitable Walter Matthau, this is the Grinch as you’ve never heard him before. Yup, this guy: his heart is two sizes too small, he hates Who-ville’s holiday celebrations, and he plans to stop Christmas from coming. Will he succeed?

The Christmas Witch has returned! In the much-anticipated follow-up to the bestselling The Legend of the Christmas Witch, Parks and Recreation star Aubrey Plaza and creative partner Dan Murphy’s are back, and this time the Christmas Witch is taking on the mysterious Kringle Corporation.

Hear star audiobook narrator January LaVoy read Twelve Dinging Doorbells, an all-holiday carol packed to the brim with family, food, love, and Black joy, especially perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, graduations, and all family celebrations.

Author: Anna Dewdney
Read By: Anna Dewdney

If there’s one thing Llama Llama doesn’t like, it’s waiting. He and Mama Llama rush around, shopping for presents, baking cookies, decorating the tree…but how long is it until Christmas? Will it ever come?

For fans of Mercy Watson comes a joyful crescendo of favorite characters in an audiobook celebration of the quiet miracles the holidays bring. Kate DiCamillo offers an homage to the season that is perfectly suited for family sharing—perhaps with some cups of hot cocoa and a stack of well-buttered toast.

This Book Is Not a Present is a love letter to kids who don’t necessarily love books. Packed with clever, fourth-wall-breaking gags from Max Greenfield (New Girl), this ideal listen is sure to have even the most reluctant bibliophiles laughing all the way to the end.

In this Christmas story starring the crayons from the #1 New York Times bestseller The Day The Crayons Quit, Green Crayon is certain that he is the only Christmas color in the box. Of course, Red, White, Silver and even Tan have something to say about that in this colorful holiday tale.

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? Based on the New York Times bestselling Uni the Unicorn, everyone’s favorite unicorn is back in time for the holidays.

Author: Lori Evert
Read By: Taylor Meskimen

In the tradition of classics like The Polar Express, this special audiobook captures the holiday spirit—The Christmas Wish is a timeless classic one to listen to every year and savor all winter long.

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