Barney's Christmas Surprise
Barney's Christmas Surprise
Author Mark S. Bernthal
Illustrator Bill Alger
Publication date December 1, 1997
Published by Scholasitc Inc.
Publication Order
Preceded by
Barney's Book of Hugs
Followed by
Barney's Happy Valentine's Day

Barney's Christmas Surprise is a book that was released on December 1, 1997. It was written by Mark S. Bernthal and illustrated by Bill Alger.


In this Christmas story, Barney, Baby Bop and BJ are joyfully preparing for Christmas. They have a very special present to share, and learn that giving is as rewarding as receiving.



  • This is the first Christmas book in the Barney franchise.
  • Even though this book was released by scholastic December 1, 1997, it is temporarily unknown when this book was really released.