British author JK Rowling releases Christmas book inspired by son's toy pigs


A bookshop worker poses with a copy of 'The Christmas Pig, a children's book written by JK Rowling, at a Waterstones store in London. Photo: Reuters

Harry Potter author JK Rowling recently released her first children's Christmas book, inspired by lockdown and her son David's beloved cuddly toy pigs.

The Christmas Pig is a story about "being lost and being found, about loving and being loved, about what stays with us and what falls away," the author told the Sunday Times.

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