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Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh!

 #1 New York Times bestseller Mo Willems releases his first-ever Christmas book in the UK: Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh!

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh! stars the beloved, bus-loving Pigeon who really, really, REALLY wants to drive the sleigh this Christmas.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – for driving a sleigh! ’Tis also the season – for driving a sleigh! Oh, and joy to the – driving a sleigh! The Pigeon has made a list and checked it once. Can his holiday dream come true? Or will The Pigeon be left out in the cold?

You’ll share some HO-HO-HOs and HA-HA-HAs in three-time Caldecott Honoree Mo Willems’ ninth Pigeon book, Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh!

In the 20 years since its debut, the award-winning Pigeon books have sold more than 6 million copies in North America; have been translated into 26 languages; and have inspired theatrical productions, museum exhibits and television specials.


Midas secured coverage for Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh! in BookBrunch, who ran an announcement announcing the publication of the book online. We also secured coverage in the blog Slummy Single Mummy and ran an online giveaway with Primary Times. The book will also be included in Armadillo and the FCGB Blog in their Christmas editions.