Shylo has always been the runt of the litter, the weakest and queitest of all of his family, his siblings spend their days making fun of him for not being like the rest of them. But when Shylo stumbles across a band of ratzis and overhears their evil plan to take a photo of the Queen in her nightie, it’s up to this unlikely hero to travel to London and inform the Royal Rabbits of London about the diabolicial plot! The Royal Rabbits of London have a proud history of protecting the royal family and now the secret society need to leap into action to stop the ratzis… But can a rabbit as feeble and shy as Shylo convince them that Queen is in danger?
The Hobbit meets Fantastic Mr Fox meets Watership Down in this charming novel from bestselling authors Santa and Sebag Montefiore, which shows that even the smallest rabbit can be the biggest hero.
How did I get the book? I bought it
Review: Lately I’ve been seeking out nice books, the kind that you just sit down to enjoy, and The Royal Rabbits of London fits perfectly into that category.
Shylo is a brave and smart but doesn’t realise his full potential because he’s the runt of his litter, so he fills the role that his family have set up for him. Then one day he overhears a plot against the queen and ends up on his way to London to warn the Royal Rabbits.
As Shylo is so endearing the story is even more engaging. I enjoyed coming along on his adventure. The whole set up of the Royal Rabbits of London is a fun idea.
Given the way the book ends it implies there are more adventures to come so that should be something to look forward to.