Bestselling Holidays & Celebrations Books for 2 Year Olds

Here are the top 30 bestselling holidays & celebrations books for 2 year olds. Please click Read Review to read book reviews on Amazon. You can also click Find in Library to check book availability at your local library. If the default library is not correct, please follow Change Local Library to reset it.

1. Christmas in the Manger

by: Nola BuckFelicia Bond
Release date: Oct 03, 1998
Number of Pages: 16
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The gentle beauty of the story of the first Christmas is now available as a board book. With a simple, lyrical text and radiant artwork, this book is perfect for the youngest child to be a part of the wonder of the Nativity.

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Children’s Books > Animals > Farm Animals

2. Little Blue Truck’s Halloween

by: Alice SchertleJill McElmurry
Release date: Jul 05, 2016
Number of Pages: 16
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Beep! Beep! It’s Halloween! Little Blue Truck is picking up his animal friends for a costume party. Lift the flaps in this large, sturdy board book to find out who’s dressed up in each costume! Will Blue wear a costume too? 
     With the delightful rhymes and signature illustration style that made Little Blue Truck a household name, Blue’s new adventure is full of festive costumes, fall colors, and plenty of Halloween fun! 
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Children’s Books > Animals > Farm Animals

3. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Whose Birthday Is It? (Disney’s Mickey Mouse Club)

by: Disney Book GroupSheila Sweeny HigginsonDisney Storybook Art Team
Release date: Jun 01, 2007
Number of Pages: 16
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Happy
Birthday!
Today is somebody’s
birthday, but Mickey can’t figure out whose it is. Could it be Daisy’s?
Perhaps he should get her a new hair bow. Maybe it’s Pluto’s, and Mickey can get him a bone. Young
readers will have great fun following Mickey on a birthday-themed treasure
hunt, peeking below the book’s lift-the-flaps to uncover clues. Happy Birthday! introduces math concepts such as size-order,
patterns, and counting, while inviting children to put their imagination and
reasoning skills to the test as they follow Mickey on his quest to find the
perfect present for the mysterious birthday party.
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Children’s Books > Holidays & Celebrations > Non-religious

4. Five Silly Turkeys

by: Salina YoonSalina Yoon
Release date: Aug 18, 2005
Number of Pages: 10
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Toddlers will love the silly Thanksgiving turkeys in this fun counting book full of silly turkeys doing very silly things!  From twirling on a dance floor to being chased by a bee to tanning in the sun, these are no ordinary Thanksgiving turkeys. This shiny fabric–tabbed book is a holiday treat that is sure to be gobbled up quickly.
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Children’s Books > Animals > Ducks & Other Waterfowl

5. Merry Christmas, Mouse! (If You Give…)

by: Laura NumeroffFelicia Bond
Release date: Sep 25, 2007
Number of Pages: 24
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Join Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as he decorates his Christmas tree in a holiday counting adventure.

This board book with sturdy pages is perfect for toddlers, who will enjoy this simple introduction to numbers.

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Children’s Books > Animals > Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs & Squirrels

6. Happy Hanukkah, Curious George tabbed board book

by: H. A. ReyMargret Rey
Release date: Sep 18, 2012
Number of Pages: 14
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It is the eighth night of Hanukkah, and George and his friends have gathered for a celebration. They light the menorah, spin the dreidel, make latkes, and learn the importance of mitzvah! In this tabbed board book, youngsters will even find a tasty latke recipe and instructions for constructing a dreidel, with rules for play. A festive foil-stamped cover makes this a fine holiday gift for fans of Curious George. For more monkey fun, investigate http://www.curiousgeorge.com.

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Children’s Books > Animals > Apes & Monkeys

7. Curious George Christmas Countdown (CGTV Tabbed BB)

by: H. A. ReyTish Rabe
Release date: Sep 28, 2009
Number of Pages: 14
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Book Details:

  • Format: Board Book
  • Publication Date: 9/28/2009
  • Pages: 14
  • Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
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Children’s Books > Animals > Apes & Monkeys

8. Merry Christmas, Ollie board book (Gossie & Friends)

by: Olivier Dunrea
Release date: Sep 27, 2011
Number of Pages: 30
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The special Gossie & Friends Christmas story, now available in a board book edition.
It’s Christmas Eve. Gossie and Gertie hang their brightly colored boots in the barn.Peedie and BooBoo hang their striped stockings in the barn. Ollie stomps through the snow. They are all waiting . . . but it’s not easy to wait for Father Christmas Goose!
This beautiful board book features sparkly red foil on the cover—a real Christmas
treat!
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Children’s Books > Animals > Ducks & Other Waterfowl

9. My Thanksgiving Prayer

by: Crystal Bowman
Release date: Aug 24, 2013
Number of Pages: 14
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My Thanksgiving Prayer oversized board book features a child thanking and praising God for the big and small joys of life. Children will delight in the colorful illustrations by Claudine Gevry and the catchy rhyming text by Crystal Bowman. This oversized format is a great value and perfect for engaging young children.

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Children’s Books > Literature & Fiction > Religious Fiction > Christian

10. It’s Ramadan, Curious George

by: H. A. ReyHena Khan
Release date: May 03, 2016
Number of Pages: 14
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It’s the first day of Ramadan, and George is celebrating with his friend Kareem and his family. George helps Kareem with his first fast and joins in the evening celebration of tasting treats and enjoying a special meal. Then, George helps make gift baskets to donate to the needy, and watches for the crescent moon with the man in the yellow hat. Finally George joins in the Eid festivities to mark the end of his very first Ramadan. 
     This playful tabbed board book, with a foil-stamped cover, makes a great holiday gift for all fans of Curious George—those who celebrate Ramadan, and those who are learning about it for the first time!
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Children’s Books > Animals > Apes & Monkeys

11. Good Night Christmas

by: Adam GambleMark JasperCooper Kelly
Release date: Aug 11, 2015
Number of Pages: 20
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Savor the magic of the season with this celebration of a traditional family Christmas. Children of all ages will enjoy tree trimming, caroling, baking Christmas cookies, decorating the house, making snow angels, reading Christmas stories, leaving milk and cookies for Santa, hanging stockings, opening presents on Christmas morning, and more.
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Children’s Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Family Life > Sleep

12. Ollie (Gossie & Friends)

by: Olivier Dunrea
Release date: Apr 09, 2007
Number of Pages: 16
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Friends Gossie and Gertie are waiting and waiting for Ollie to hatch. They try poking, listening, even sitting on top of his egg—but Ollie just won’t come out.
Ollie is Ollie and he will decide when it’s time to hatch. Fans of Gossie and Gossie and Gertie will find Ollie just as charming and delightful as the first two books. Any toddler that has had to wait for a new brother or sister will find Ollie irresistible.
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Children’s Books > Animals > Birds

13. Five Little Monkeys Bake a Birthday Cake (A Five Little Monkeys Story)

by: Eileen Christelow
Release date: Sep 02, 2014
Number of Pages: 28
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Five little monkeys wake up with the sun. Today is their mama’s birthday and they are going to bake a cake. They’ll have to measure the flour and mix in the right number of eggs, and get it all into the oven in time for the birthday surprise–without waking up Mama!

Eileen Christelow has created an original, high-energy romp, sure to delight any child who has tried to plan a surprise.

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Children’s Books > Animals > Apes & Monkeys

14. Trick or Treat, Pout-Pout Fish (A Pout-Pout Fish Mini Adventure)

by: Deborah DiesenDan Hanna
Release date: Aug 09, 2016
Number of Pages: 12
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A short and sweet mini-adventure especially created to introduce the youngest guppies to the popular Pout-Pout Fish.

It’s Halloween under the sea! Mr. Fish is wearing his costume, but what is he dressed as? A goblin? An astronaut in space? A pirate at the helm of the spooky submarine? Tiny tots will love swimming along with Mr. Fish as he turns little pouts into big smiles.

With just one line of text per page, this simple, twelve-page board book will send Debbie Diesen and Dan Hanna’s much loved Pout-Pout Fish flippering and swishing into the hearts and minds of very young children.

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Children’s Books > Animals > Fish

15. Ten on the Sled

by: Kim NormanLiza Woodruff
Release date: Oct 07, 2014
Number of Pages: 24
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A favorite children’s song (“Ten on the Bed”) gets a delightfully slippery, slide-y twist! In the land of the midnight sun, all the animals are having fun speeding down the hill on Caribou’s sled. But as they go faster and faster, Seal, Hare, Walrus, and the others all fall off . . . until just the caribou’s left, only and lonely. Now, a reindeer likes flying-but never alone, so . . . all the animals leap onto the sled again! This beloved story is new in board and abridged for a preschool audience, and it’s ideal for reading, counting, and singing along with, over and over.
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Children’s Books > Animals

16. Biscuit’s Pet & Play Christmas: A Touch & Feel Book

by: Alyssa Satin CapucilliPat SchoriesMary O’Keefe Young
Release date: Sep 26, 2006
Number of Pages: 12
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Warm up with a woolly sweater and cozy up to Santa’s fluffy beard as you join Biscuit in this Christmas touch-and-feel.

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Children’s Books > Animals > Dogs

17. Christmas Peekaboo!

by: DK Publishing
Release date: Aug 18, 2008
Number of Pages: 12
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Babies are sure to love lifting the flaps to discover Santas, snowmen, Christmas trees, and other holiday treasures, in this sturdy board book featuring kid-friendly sparkles and textures. Full color.
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Children’s Books > Holidays & Celebrations > Christmas

18. Baby’s First Christmas

by: Christina GoodingsStephen Barker
Release date: Aug 01, 2012
Number of Pages: 12
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Bring joy to baby’s first Christmas as together you share this bright and festive book
 
With one bright illustration and one or two words per page, this board book is especially for the very, very young. The colorful, blocky illustrations will help with simple picture recognition and early language awareness, and the sturdy board book format will survive all that a baby can throw at it.
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Children’s Books > Religions > Christianity

19. A Box of Treats: Five Little Picture Books about Lilly and Her Friends

by: Kevin HenkesKevin Henkes
Release date: Oct 26, 2004
Number of Pages: 5
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Five little picture books about Lilly and her friends to share all year long.

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Children’s Books > Animals > Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs & Squirrels

20. Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer® Little Pop-Up Songbook

by: Editors of Publications International
Release date: Aug 15, 2013
Number of Pages: 10
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Join Rudolph, Santa and all their friends in a musical Christmas celebration! 4 Pop-Ups included and 4 sing-along songs.
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Children’s Books > Activities, Crafts & Games > Activity Books

21. On Mother’s Lap

by: Ann Herbert ScottGlo Coalson
Release date: Mar 23, 1992
Number of Pages: 32
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A little Inuit boy discovers there’s room for himself and his baby sister on their mother’s lap.
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Children’s Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Family Life > New Baby

22. Happy Thanksgiving Day! (Touch-And-Feel Book)

by: Jill Roman LordJody Wheeler
Release date: Sep 01, 2013
Number of Pages: 16
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A touch-and-feel book that celebrates Thanksgiving and encourages gratitude for blessings in a child’s life.

In this new touch-and-feel board book, textures and bright artwork bring to life the things children experience at Thanksgiving. The narrator lists things for which he or she is thankful. Tactile experiences throughout the book engage the reader and help children to connect the book to the textures in their actual surroundings. Soft, vibrant watercolor illustrations add warmth and sweetness to the book. Ages 2-5.

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Children’s Books > Holidays & Celebrations > Thanksgiving

23. Curious Baby Curious about Christmas (Curious George touch-and-feel board book) (Curious Baby Curious George)

by: H. A. Rey
Release date: Sep 27, 2011
Number of Pages: 12
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A charming touch-and-feel board book that introduces baby to all the tactile joys of Christmas.

This festive touch-and-feel board book lets little ones explore and enjoy all that the holiday has to offer through the curious eyes of everyone’s favorite little monkey. Your baby can experience Christmas with Curious George as he hangs stockings, decorates the tree, awaits a visit from Santa, and finds a surprise present on Christmas morning. With sweet illustrations, simple rhyming verse, and an array of textures—which include velvet stockings, crumbly sugar cookies, soft reindeer fur, and Santa’s fluffy white beard, among others—this holiday book is the perfect gift for those eagerly awaiting a visit from you know who!
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Children’s Books > Animals > Apes & Monkeys

24. The Twelve Days of Christmas in Minnesota (The Twelve Days of Christmas in America)

by: Constance Van HovenMike Wohnoutka
Release date: Oct 04, 2016
Number of Pages: 22
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Welcome to the 12 days of Christmas in Minnesota, where you’ll be greeted by some of the Gopher State’s finest, most fun features—from 5 golden hotdishes and 4 lumberjacks to 3 red stones and 2 hockey sticks.
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Children’s Books > Holidays & Celebrations > Christmas

25. Alphaprints: Gobble Gobble

by: Roger Priddy
Release date: Oct 04, 2016
Number of Pages: 12
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Mouse is baking pecan pie, and the hedgehogs are playing in golden fall leaves as the Alphaprint animals celebrate Thanksgiving in this touch-and-feel board book. The singsong rhymes are fun to read, and all the animal characters are created using pictures of everyday things along with big, bold, embossed fingerprints. With textures for little hands to explore, this is a great book to celebrate the season and say, “Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!”
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Children’s Books > Animals > Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs & Squirrels

26. My First Christmas Board Book (My 1st Board Books)

by: DK Publishing
Release date: Sep 18, 2006
Number of Pages: 36
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Preschoolers can learn about Christmas in this title of DK’s My First Board Book series. Full color.
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Children’s Books > Holidays & Celebrations > Christmas

27. I’m Not Santa! (Baby Owl)

by: Jonathan Allen
Release date: Oct 20, 2015
Number of Pages: 26
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Baby Owl is back—bringing holiday joy to children! On Christmas Eve, Baby Hare spots Owl, dressed in his furry red cap and strolling though the snow with his sled. “Santa! It’s you!” he squeals in delight. “I’m not Santa!” Baby Owl insists. But Baby Hare doesn’t believe him. What will Little Owl do?
This funny, heartwarming tale has just the right touch of Christmas magic.
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Children’s Books > Animals > Birds

28. Ollie’s Valentine (Gossie & Friends)

by: Olivier Dunrea
Release date: Dec 22, 2015
Number of Pages: 14
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A new board book in Olivier Dunrea’s Gossie & Friends series! Ollie is looking. Looking for a valentine. Gossie, Gertie, Peedie, and BooBoo all have valentines, but Ollie wonders who will be his. His search leads him to a special valentine of his very own—a surprise for Ollie and readers! With shiny foil hearts on the cover and every spread, Dunrea’s charming artwork shines in this gift-worthy treat of a book.
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Children’s Books > Animals > Birds

29. Dragon Dance: A Chinese New Year Lift-the-Flap Book (Lift-the-Flap, Puffin)

by: Joan HolubBenrei Huang
Release date: Dec 29, 2003
Number of Pages: 16
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It’s Chinese New Year and there are so many fun things to do! Shopping at the outdoor market for fresh flowers, eating New Year’s dinner with the whole family, receiving red envelopes from Grandma and Grandpa, and best of all-watching the spectacular Chinese New Year’s parade! Introduce the customs of Chinese New Year to even the youngest readers with this festive new lift-the-flap book.

Illustrated by Benrei Huang.

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Children’s Books > Holidays & Celebrations > Chinese New Year

30. Happy Easter, Pout-Pout Fish (A Pout-Pout Fish Mini Adventure)

by: Deborah DiesenDan Hanna
Release date: Jan 17, 2017
Number of Pages: 12
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A short and sweet mini-adventure especially created to introduce the youngest guppies to the New York Times-Bestselling Pout-Pout Fish series.

Hippity-hoppity, the pout-pout bunny is on his way! Toddlers will love swimming along with the pout-pout fish this Easter as he turns little pouts into big smiles.

With just one line of text per page, this simple, twelve-page board book will send Debbie Diesen and Dan Hanna’s much loved Pout-Pout Fish flippering and swishing into the hearts and minds of very young children.

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Children’s Books > Animals > Fish

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Last updated: Monday, December 5, 2016 2:29 AM

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