The Royal Rabbits of London

Ages: 8 - 12Publisher: Simon & Schuster Author: Santa Montefiore, Simon Sebag MontefioreIllustrator: Kate Hindley


Young Shylo Tawny-Tail is an unlikely hero. Runt of the litter and wearing an eye-patch, the sweet and reluctant young rabbit takes up the challenge to thwart a plot by the Ratzis to infiltrate Buckingham Palace, take pictures of the Queen in her pj’s and post them online.

But how will Shylo get from the countryside to London to warn the Royal Rabbits of the dastardly scheme? And how will he convince the Queen’s protectors to believe him? “By will and by luck, with a moist carrot, a wet nose, and a slice of mad courage!”

Read on one’s own, or aloud around a campfire, this charming old world meets new world adventure champions wit, grit, loyalty and yes, the right to privacy.

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