Jan Fearnley

Little Robin Red Vest



Jan Fearnley’s timeless Christmas tale, now with new illustrations, follows Little Robin who gives away his warm vests to cold animals. On Christmas Eve, he’s left vestless and cold until Father Christmas gifts him a red vest, revealing how robins got their red breasts. A heartwarming story about generosity by the author of Mr Wolf’s Pancakes. Includes a ‘Stories Aloud’ audio.

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Number of pages: 32

Published: 03 October 2019

SKU: 9781839949869 Categories: , Tag:


Jan Fearnley’s much-loved festive story about a kind little robin is re-illustrated for a new generation

The timeless Christmas classic by bestselling, award-winning author, Jan Fearnley, is now available with beautiful new art for a new generation.

One frosty evening, a week before Christmas, Little Robin washes and irons seven warm vests for the chilly nights to come. As the days go by, he comes across lots of cold and shivering animals, and kindly offers them his vests to wear. But – oh no! – on Christmas Eve, Little Robin is cold and all alone with no vests left! That is, until Father Christmas arrives to reward his kindness and generosity with a perfect little red vest . . . which is just how a robin got his red breast!

Now over 20 years old, this favourite picture book classic about the true meaning of Christmas remains the perfect festive bedtime story.

From much-loved children’s author, Jan Fearnley, creator of Mr Wolf’s Pancakes.

Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free ‘Stories Aloud’ audio recording – just scan the QR code and listen along!

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Dimensions 29 × 25 × 0.4 cm