25 Free Christmas eBooks

By Jason Boog 

Want to give free eBooks to your friends and family this holiday season?

For all the GalleyCat readers who celebrate Christmas, we’ve collected 25 free digital books about the holiday–they can be downloaded in all eBook formats. Our list includes old classics like A Christmas Carol (pictured) but we also discovered some lost gems like A Kidnapped Santa Claus.

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25 Free eBooks for Christmas from Project Gutenberg

1. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

2. The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry

3. The Children’s Book of Christmas Stories

4. The Night Before Christmas and Other Popular Stories For Children

5. The Story of the Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke

6. Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum

7. Christmas Stories And Legends

8. The Christmas Angel by Abbie Farwell Brown

9. The Chimes by Charles Dickens

10. A Kidnapped Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum

11. The Abbot’s Ghost, or Maurice Treherne’s Temptation: A Christmas Story by Louisa May Alcott

12. The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain by Charles Dickens

13. A Budget of Christmas Tales by Charles Dickens and Others

14. The First Christmas Tree by Henry Van Dyke

15. Betty’s Bright Idea; Deacon Pitkin’s Farm; and the First Christmas of New England by Harriet Beecher Stowe

16. In the Yule-Log Glow, Book I

17. A Little Book for Christmas by Cyrus Townsend Brady

18. Christmas Comes but Once A Year by John Leighton

19. Peace on Earth, Good-will to Dogs by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott

20. The Romance of a Christmas Card by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin

21. Christmas Tales and Christmas Verse by Eugene Field

22. The Birds’ Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin

23. A Christmas Mystery by William John Locke

24. A Little Book of Christmas by John Kendrick Bangs

25. On Christmas Day in the Morning by Grace S. Richmond