Poppy

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Harper Collins, Jan 1, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
41 Reviews
King of the Night

At the very edge of Dimwood Forest stood an old charred oak where, silhouetted by the moon, a great horned owl sat waiting. The owl s name was Mr. Ocax, and he looked like death himself. With his piercing gaze, he surveyed the lands he called his own, watching for the creatures he considered his subjects. Not one of them ever dared to cross his path. . .until the terrible night when two little mice went dancing in the moonlight. . .

 

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Review: Poppy (Dimwood Forest #1)

User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

I was very surprised about this book. I am not one for reading books as animals as the characters, but I actually really liked how the characters were animals. I think the animals have a way to show ... Read full review

Review: Poppy (Dimwood Forest #1)

User Review  - Laura Mueller - Goodreads

Laura Mueller March 20, 2015 EDL53500 Library Materials for Children and Youth Title: Poppy Author: Avi Plot: The trouble begins when Poppy, a young mouse, and her boyfriend, Ragweed, venture out to ... Read full review

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Contents

Mr Ocax
1
Poppy Remembers
9
Poppy Alone
16
The Emergency Meeting
25
Leaving Gray House
36
Standing before Mr Ocax
48
Home Again
57
Poppy and Papa
65
What Poppy Learns
100
Early Morning
107
On the Way to New House
116
Alone Again
123
The Truth at Last
128
A Surprising Conversation
136
The Battle
141
The Return
151

On Her Way
72
Dimwood Forest
83
Erethizon Dorsatum
93
A New Beginning
159
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About the author (1999)

Avi is the author of more than sixty books, including Crispin: The Cross of Lead, a Newbery Medal winner, and Crispin: At the Edge of the World. His other acclaimed titles include The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle and Nothing But the Truth, both Newbery Honor Books, and most recently The Seer of Shadows. He lives with his family in Colorado.

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