The River Singers

The River SingersA stunning new children's wildlife adventure story, perfect bedtime reading for Autumn.

The River Singers follows four young water voles on an epic journey along the Great River. With dangers lurking at every turn, will they ever find a safe place to call home?

Written by ecologist and Oxford academic Tom Moorhouse, The River Singers will be loved by children who are interested in the natural world, and any child who loves a good adventure! The book is filled with wonderful illustrations by Simon Mendez.



'a gripping and moving tale for children' The Telegraph

'Move over, Ratty. Sylvan's here' The Independent on Sunday

'Just the sort of book I would have loved as a child.' Gill Lewis, author of Sky Hawk

'It was the best book that I have ever read!' Lulu, age nine

'Written with compassion and flair' Lauren St John, author of The One Dollar Horse


Excerpt The River Singers


Look inside the book

Click here to read an extract from the book.


You can also watch The River Singers book trailer and hear the author talking about water voles and their habitat.







Tom Moorhouse

About the author

Tom Moorhouse lives in Oxford, where he enjoys the refreshing and perpetual rain. When not writing fiction he works as an ecologist at Oxford University's Zoology Department. Over the years he has met quite a lot of wildlife. Most of it tried to bite him. He loves hiking up mountains, walking through woods, climbing on rocks and generally being weather-beaten outdoors.

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This giveaway is now closed. If you weren't lucky enough to receive a free copy you can buy The River Singers.




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