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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - themulhern - LibraryThing
Avi is an imaginative author, but he lacks a strong characteristic voice. This tale of a brave young mouse is a little too pat, but the natural history details mix very well with the anthropomorphic bits. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nariya.rose - LibraryThing
Poppy is a wonderful story about a little mouse named (as you can probably guess) Poppy. She and her huge family live on the edge of Dimwood forest. Dimwood is controlled by a great horned owl called ... Read full review