Snuggle up with a book on Epic this holiday season and help kids in need!
It’s that time of year again! The holidays—and winter break—have arrived. It’s hectic, it’s action-packed and it’s the perfect time to set the stage for your kids to fall in love with reading.
We’ve got you covered this holiday season with a special book collection and limited-time upgradeable badge. Plus, when you upgrade to Epic Unlimited or gift it to a friend, we’ll donate thousands of books to kids in need through our partnership with Baby2Baby and Andrews McNeel publishing!
So kick back, make yourself a cup of cocoa, snuggle up and make those gloomy days indoors merry and bright through the magic of books. From classic tales to more contemporary reads, here are just a few festive books you can share with your kid on Epic.
Written by: Kate Depalma
Illustrated by: Sophie Fatus
In this colorful picture book, Kids can explore Christmas traditions from 13 different countries, including Ethiopia, Columbia, Iceland and more. With engaging rhyming text and detailed illustrations it’s a fun and accessible way for young readers to learn about other cultures.
Written by: Eric A. Kimmel
Illustrated by: Mike Wohnoutka
On the first night of Hanukkah, a hungry, adorable bear follows the delicious scent of latkes to the home of Bubba Brayna. Brayna—who doesn’t see or hear very well—mistakes him for her rabbi and lets him in. After he leaves, the rabbi and other friends arrive to find no latkes! Complete with a recipe for latkes and digestible facts, this funny animated book is a great way to teach kids about the history and traditions of Hanukkah.
By: Betsy Rathburn
Time to light the kinara and start the feast! Filled with colorful photographs and simple, informative facts, this straightforward read will introduce your kid to the basic facts about this festive holiday and what it means to African American people.
Written by: Clement Clarke Moore
Illustrated by: Jon Goodell
This beautifully illustrated Read-To-Me book brings the beloved Christmas poem to life in a magical, whimsical way. From dancing sugar plums to flying reindeer, it’s the perfect way to share the spirit of Christmas with your little one.
Written by: Erin Dealey
Illustrated by: Claire Shorrock
As the worst snow storm of the year rolls in, one family hunkers down together under a cozy blanket fort and a little girl makes a wish on a snow globe. In the morning, the sun rises on a winter wonderland—beckoning all outside. The sweet rhyming narration makes this ideal for a read-aloud.
Like these titles? Hop under the blankets with your child and check out the entire Cozy Up & Read collection. In the meantime from all of us at Epic, happy Christmas-Hanukkah-Kwanzaa… and reading!