Author Robin Raven has provided a wonderful gift to the literary world with her recently introduced “Santa’s First Vegan Christmas” (, a story that appeals to children of all ages who believe in the transformative power of the holiday season.

This story , beautifully illustrated through the talents of Kara Maria Schunk,  is a charming and magical retelling of the classic Night Before Christmas story.  Inspiring a love of reading is one of the best gifts that any parent can give a child, and “Santa’s First Vegan Christmas” can begin a wonderful tradition at your house .  Among its many gentle messages are the importance of treating everyone with kindness, including the creatures in the animal kingdom.  This is a book that children and parents can enjoy reading together again and again.

Santa’s First Vegan Christmas” by Robin Raven, illustrated by Kara Maria Schunk — Gotta Love It!