The Sunnytown bunnies are back for a third picture book adventure, and it might just be their best one yet! It’s Christmas Eve and Santa’s elves have fallen suspiciously unwell (just WHO gave them all those candy canes?), so it looks like Santa needs some help. Luckily, our gang of vehicle-loving bunnies are here to the rescue. Cue chaos at every turn – hopping in and out of chimneys, getting stuck in snow, stuffed in stockings, and having the time of their lives on Santa’s sleigh. It’s a crazy Christmas, but it’s SO MUCH FUN.


Philip Ardagh is a prolific writer who has been published in over 40 languages around the world. His titles include Bunnies on the Bus and Bunnies in a Boat, illustrated by Ben Mantle, the Eddie Dickens trilogy, High in the Clouds, co-written with Sir Paul McCartney, and Stinking Rich and Just Plain Stinky, which won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. He has also collaborated with illustrator Elissa Elwick on the Little Adventurers trilogy of picture books and You Can't Count on Dinosaurs. He stands six feet seven inches tall with a most impressive beard, and lives with his wife and son in the medieval town of Battle, site of one of the most famous battles in English history. Find him on Twitter and Instagram as @PhilipArdagh.

Ben Mantle is the illustrator of Follow the Track All the Way Back by Timothy Knapman, and Kiss the Crocodile by Sean Taylor, Bunnies on the Bus and Bunnies in a Boat by Philip Ardagh, and is also the author-illustrator of Frog vs Toad. Ben lives and works in Leamington Spa with his wife and two young sons. Find him online at and on Twitter and Instagram as @BenMMantle.


The bonkers, bouncing bunnies are back in a new adventure… Christmas Eve descends into chaos, vividly illustrated with Mantle’s manic expressions.

Daily Mail

Perfect for reading aloud around Christmas, this heart-warming book is filled with holiday magic and mischief that guarantees hours of festive joy when shared with little ones. Philip Ardagh’s laugh-out-loud storytelling has been cherished worldwide in over 40 languages, and this book is yet another testament to his talent.

Preneur World

I strongly recommend this hilarious story.

The Letterpress Project

This is another great book in the series following those vehicle loving bunnies… I love the detail in the illustrations, there are so many little things to spot in each image… The story and illustrations together make for such fun reading… it’s now my favourite in the series so far.

The Strawberry Post

One read of this book and the rhyme will stick in your head forever… I laughed. I laughed the second time. And I can only imagine that young readers will have this book on repeat year in, year out. Ardagh gets the story spot on.

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