Rachel Morrisroe

The Robin Who Stole Christmas



“The Robin Who Stole Christmas,” by Rachel Morrisroe and illustrated by Richard Merritt, is a whimsical tale. Mischievous Rotten Robin plans to steal Christmas, only to discover its true joy. A humorous, heartwarming story, perfect for young readers to learn about redemption and the spirit of the holidays.

In stock

Number of pages: 32

Published: 12 October 2023

SKU: 9780241489048 Categories: , Tag:


“The Robin Who Stole Christmas,” written by Rachel Morrisroe and vividly illustrated by Richard Merritt, is a captivating children’s picture book that promises to turn the traditional Christmas story on its head. Meet Rotten Robin, a mischievous little red robin and the world’s most notorious thief, who harbors a deep-seated aversion to Christmas. This year, he concocts a daring scheme to do the unthinkable – steal Christmas itself! From shiny baubles to scrumptious mince pies, even plotting to nab Santa, Robin is on a mission to rid the world of yuletide cheer.

However, Rotten Robin’s grand plan to pilfer the festive season does not go as smoothly as he anticipates. The unexpected consequences of his actions ruffle more feathers than he can handle. As he navigates through the turmoil he’s caused, Robin is compelled to return all he has taken. It’s through this journey of restitution that he discovers an unexpected truth – perhaps Christmas isn’t as terrible as he once thought.

Rachel Morrisroe, known for her engaging and whimsical storytelling in “How to Grow a Unicorn,” “How to Grow a Dragon,” “The Drama Llama,” and “The Yeticorn,” pairs up with the talented Richard Merritt to deliver a story brimming with humor and heart. “The Robin Who Stole Christmas” is more than just a holiday tale; it’s a story about understanding, redemption, and discovering joy in the most unexpected places.

Perfect for young readers aged 4 to 8 years, this book makes an excellent Christmas gift, offering a fresh and humorous perspective on the festive season. Its delightful illustrations and engaging narrative are sure to capture the imaginations of children and adults alike, making it a wonderful addition to any holiday reading list.

Key Features:

  • Engaging and humorous narrative perfect for children aged 4 to 8.
  • Beautifully illustrated by Richard Merritt, bringing the story to life.
  • A unique twist on traditional Christmas tales, focusing on themes of redemption and the true spirit of the holiday.
  • From Rachel Morrisroe, a rising star in the picture book world.
  • Ideal as a Christmas gift or for adding to holiday reading traditions.

Grab your copy of “The Robin Who Stole Christmas” and dive into this heartwarming tale of a robin who learns the true meaning of Christmas in the most unexpected way!

Additional information