Poppy is by Avi. The second book in the Tales From Dimwood Forest series. Mr. Ocax, the owl, rules the mice of Dimwood Forest. They must ask his permission to travel abroad. When two young mice decide to go to Bannock Hill without his permission, they set in motion a terrible chain of events. Poppy, one of those mice, must find a way to defeat Mr. Ocax or her family is doomed. A charming children's book.
Ratings: 4th grade - 6 out of 10.