The Robin Who Stole Christmas

The Robin Who Stole Christmas

Discover this funny festive picture book


Join Rotten Robin and his gang of feathered friends as they hatch a plan to steal Christmas in this hilariously unconventional festive tale!

"[a] picture-book yuletide caper full of bouncy rhymes and intricate, hilarious illustrations." – The Guardian

A little red robin - who just so happens to be the world's most wanted thief - has a rather unusual plan this festive season. He hates Christmas, and so he's going to STEAL it - baubles, mince pies, Santa, and all!

But Rotten Robin hadn't realised the feathers he'd ruffle by taking away the Yuletide celebrations - and when he's forced to give back everything he's stolen, he realises that Christmas might not be that bad after all...

This brand new Christmas story from picture book rising star Rachel Morrisroe and illustrator talent Richard Merritt is a unique take on a festive tale, full of humour and heart - and the perfect Christmas gift.

Also by Rachel Morrisroe:
How to Grow a Unicorn
How to Grow a Dragon
The Drama Llama
The Yeticorn

About the authors

Rachel Morrisroe

Rachel Morrisroe is the bestselling author of the How to Grow Magic series, The Drama Llama and The Truth About Yeticorns. Her favourite job before becoming a writer was working at Battersea, where she got to foster puppies and take dogs for walks on her lunch breaks. Originally from Wales, she now lives in Cheshire with her husband, two young children and a very daft dachshund called Dottie Disco Dog. Visit her at and @RachelMorrisroeAuthor on Instagram.
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Richard Merritt (Illustrator)

Richard is a London born illustrator with 20 years experience as both an artist and former agent, helping to nurture the careers of many other talented illustrators. From his first commercial commission with The Times newspaper many moons ago he hasn't looked back, working with some of the biggest names in the business! His body of work spans a broad section of the illustration world, from editorial, packaging design, games and education, to children's publishing, cover design, fashion and costume drawing for Hollywood blockbuster films such as Barbie, Indiana Jones, Jurassic World and Disney's Pinocchio. His work has been published in over 50 books and in more than 30 countries worldwide.
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