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The River Singers
by Tom Moorhouse
Author: Tom Moorhouse
Meet Sylvan, Fern, Aven and Orris; they are a family of water voles whose comfortable lives in their burrow are about to be turned upside down by a vicious new predator. Guided by the sound of the mighty river, Sylvan the eldest of the young siblings, has to take charge and lead his family on a journey to a safe new home. But in this harsh natural world there are lessons to be learned, and dangerous enemies and difficult challenges to be met along the way. Can they make it?
The River Singers is ecologist and water vole expert Tom Moorhouse’s first novel and he hits the ground running with this fast-paced adventure story that will have you on the edge of your seat. With charming illustrations by Simon Mendez, you will feel like you are right there in the undergrowth with the characters. This exciting book is sure to capture the imagination of animal lovers aged nine years and over.Lisa Adlam
About Tom Moorhouse
(Young Writers Editor)