The biggest, most beautiful diamond in the whole world has been stolen from Buckingham Palace! Nobody knows how the sneaky thief managed to take the Siberian Diamond from right under the Queen’s nose – but Shylo and the brave Royal Rabbits of London will do whatever it takes to solve the case and return the jewel to its rightful place.
Then they discover that Russia’s elite sharp-toothed secret-agent minks are in London, could they have anything to do with the theft … But nothing is quite what it seems, and the Royal Rabbits soon realise they might need a bit of help from an old friend to solve this mystery …
This book is suitable for readers over 7 years old.
The Hobbit meets Fantastic Mr Fox meets Watership Down in this bestselling series from Santa Montefiore and Simon Sebag Montefiore, which proves even the smallest rabbit can be the biggest hero. Featuring illustrations throughout by award-winning illustrator Kate Hindley.
Santa Montefiore‘s books have been translated into twenty languages and have sold more than four million copies in England and Europe. She is married to writer Simon Sebag Montefiore. Simon Sebag Montefiore’s bestselling and prize-winning books are now published in over forty-five languages and he has won prizes for both his histories and his novels. In non-fiction, he is the author of The Romanovs: 1613–1918, Catherine the Great & Potemkin, Young Stalin, Stalin: the Court of the Red Tsar, and Jerusalem: the Biography. He is also the author of the Moscow Trilogy of novels Sashenka, Red Sky at Noon and One Night in Winter which won the Best Political Novel of the Year Prize and was longlisted for the Orwell Prize. With his wife Santa Montefiore, he is the author of the children’s Royal Rabbits of London series.
Kate Hindley is a children’s book illustrator living and working in Birmingham, UK. She worked as a Print Designer at a Northamptonshire based design company before she got her first book deal with Simon and Schuster back in 2011, illustrating Claire Freedman’s “The Great Snortle Hunt”. Since then she has worked on picture books and fiction with publishers including Walker Books, Simon and Schuster, Bloomsbury, Candlewick, and Usborne.