Daring rabbit heroes sally forth from under Buckingham Palace
October 2018 Book of the Month |
Tales of the rabbit secret service that loyally serves her majesty from burrows beneath Buckingham Palace, this charming series is going from strength to strength. Someone has stolen the queen’s favourite jewel – a priceless diamond that also seems able to comfort those who possess it. The Royal Rabbits are determined to retrieve it, none more so than young Shylo, who was asleep on the job when the theft occurred. A rich, beautiful and vain tigress could be the culprit, but the diamond is Russian and a team of cunning Kremlin minks are out to steal it back, and you can bet those rotten Ratzis are involved too. Humour (including the occasional bit of social satire) and proper adventure are perfectly balanced and Shylo gets more interesting a character as the stories progress. Delightful, and Kate Hindley’s illustrations make it even more special.
Life is an adventure. Anything in the world is possible - by will and by luck, with a moist carrot, a wet nose and a slice of mad courage! The biggest, most beautiful diamond in the whole world has been stolen from Buckingham Palace! Nobody knows how the sneaky thief managed to take the Siberian Diamond from right under the Queen's nose - but Shylo and the brave Royal Rabbits of London will do whatever it takes to solve the case and return the jewel to its rightful place. Then they discover that Russia's elite sharp-toothed secret-agent minks are in London, could they have anything to do with the theft...? But nothing is quite what it seems, and the Royal Rabbits soon realise they might need a bit of help from an old friend to solve this mystery...
PRAISE FOR THE ROYAL RABBITS OF LONDON:
`The Royal Rabbits of London is sweet, funny and beautifully illustrated' The Times
`Enchanting....Kate Hindley's illustrations are a treat' The Lady
`Packed with fun, fantasy and the sort of adventure guaranteed to have sticky little fingers hungrily turning the pages' The Mail on Sunday
|Publication date:||20th September 2018|
|Author:||Santa Montefiore, Simon Sebag Montefiore|
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Adventure Stories, General Fiction|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month, eBooks|
|Other Categories:||Reviewed by Children|
Santa Montefiore and Simon Sebag Montefiore are renowned storytellers whose globally bestselling books have been published in over forty languages. Both have written number one Sunday Times bestsellers. Santa Montefiore is a novelist. Simon Sebag Montefiore writes both fiction and non-fiction (to follow the author on twitter: @simonmontefiore. For more information: www.simonsebagmontefiore.com.) They are married, have two children and live in London.More About Santa Montefiore, Simon Sebag Montefiore