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Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winner * ALA Notable Book * ALA Booklist Editors Choice * School Library Journal Best BookThis exciting story is richly visual. The underlying messages, to challenge unjust authority and to rely on logic and belief in oneself, are palatably blended with action and suspense. School Library JournalThe second book in the beloved Poppy series by Newbery Medalwinning author Avi, with inviting illustrations from Caldecott Medalwinning artist Brian Floca, is now available as an ebook for the first time.Poppy knew she was taking a risk following her beloved Ragweed to Bannock Hill, but a night of dancing with the handsome golden mouse was just too tempting. So when Ragweed is scooped up by the sinister owl, Mr. Ocax, who rules over Dimwood forest, shes devastated. Her whole life she was warned of Mr. Ocaxs evil wayshow could she have been so foolish to put herself and Ragweed at risk?To make matters worse, when Poppy attempts to move with her family to a different part of the woods where the food supply is richer, Mr. Ocax refuses to let them go. Despite what shes been led to believe for years, Mr. Ocax is not as strong as he wants the mice to think he is. Armed with the bravery, gumption, and wit of a hero, Poppy embarks on a dangerous questjoined by the irascible but lovable porcupine, Erethto defeat Mr. Ocax and lead her family to a better home. A perennially popular story of courage and determination, Poppy is a fixture on state award lists and in classrooms across the country.