Explore Christmas traditions from around the world with the Global Explorers Club's Christmas Around the World Book List this holiday season. Books pictured in this image include Christmas is Coming: Traditions from Around the World by Monica Utnik and A World of Cookies for Santa: Follow Santa's Tasty Trip Around the World by M.E. Furman.

Christmas Around the World Book List

Take a trip around the globe this holiday season and learn about the many ways Christmas is celebrated around the world.

Did you ever wonder where the first Christmas tree originated? Or want to know more about Saint Nicholas? What about the Tomte? How is Las Posadas celebrated? As you read your way through the “Christmas Around the World” book list, you’ll learn about the many Christmas traditions, legends, and customs from different countries.

Looking for a Christmas book taking place in a specific country? The “Christmas Around the World” book list is separated by continent. In the Table of Contents below, simply click your desired continent and then scroll to see if your desired country is listed.

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Christmas Around the World Book List

North America

South America

Do you know any Christmas books based in South America? If so, I’d love for you to share them with me! Feel free to send me an email or leave a comment below. Thanks!




Australia + Oceania

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The Global explorers Club

North America

Grab your passports and begin exploring North America with the Global Explorers Club, a family-style “Around the World” homeschooling curriculum designed specially for elementary-age children.

Together, you’ll learn about different peoples and their cultures and share engaging stories and folk tales from around the world. You’ll meet artists and musicians, sample global cuisine, create art, and play games together.