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The Robber Raccoon

Written by Lou Kuenzler

Illustrated by Julia Woolf

Early Years Animal Stories Ecological and Environmental Interest - Fiction Funny

LoveReading View on The Robber Raccoon

A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month June 2022

Armed with a torch, Rosie Raccoon sets off with her huge swag bag and takes a few sparkling gems from the homes of Bear, Flamingo and Snake and then from all the other houses she passes. The cops are soon after her with their sirens blaring…But, when they catch up with her what do they find? Rosie’s bag is full of junk. She’s been stealing all kinds of shiny old stuff to recycle and turn into new!

There’s a good eco message at the heart of this story about the wrongs of taking what is not yours!

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E

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The Robber Raccoon Synopsis

Rosie Raccoon was up to no good out and about in a grand neighbourhood. It seems Rosie is up to no good as she breaks into the houses of Bear, Flamingo and Snake, but when Officer Skunk catches her in the act all she has taken is junk! But Rosie has a plan to recycle these treasures and make something new.

With a topical environmental theme, Lou's fantastic rhyming text and Julia's adorable illustrations, this picture book will be irresistible to young readers.

The Robber Raccoon Press Reviews

Praise for Not Yet, Zebra;

‘Delightfully comic rhyming fun.’   Metro

‘Fun to read aloud . . . brings the giggles, for sure.’ Mom Read It 

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571361816
Publication date: 2nd June 2022
Author: Lou Kuenzler
Illustrator: Julia Woolf
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Year Groups: Early Years
Topics: Animal Stories, Ecological and Environmental, Funny

About Lou Kuenzler

With a background as a theatre director and lecturer, Lou grew up on a remote sheep farm in Devon. There weren't many other children around so she used to put on plays with the chickens (absolutely true!) and tell stories to the lambs. Lou now lives in London with her family and tells stories to them and to Willesden her dog.  In this picture he is in the garden helping Lou write one of her Shrinking Violet books. Will says he came up with all the good jokes in that chapter! Do have a read of Lou's books and ...

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