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The Rising

  • A second thrilling adventure from Tom Moorhouse, featuring the wonderful characters of The River Singers, which has garnered universal critical acclaim since publication
  • Features over one hundred black and white illustrations by Simon Mendez, which bring the story vividly to life
  • Unforgettable animal characters, a tense and exciting narrative, and a wonderfully lyrical style of storytelling – this is a proper children's book that manages to feel timeless whilst also appealing to modern children

Series: Tom Moorehouse's Water Vole Series Volume: 2

By: Tom Moorhouse(Author), Simon Mendez(Illustrator)

256 pages, b/w illustrations

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Jul 2015 | #220531 | ISBN-13: 9780192734839
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NHBS Price: £6.99 $9/€8 approx
Hardback | Oct 2014 | #220524 | ISBN-13: 9780192734822
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About this book

'I came here to warn you. Before it's too late.' When their uncle Sylvan pays an unexpected visit, young water voles Kale and Strife know something exciting must be about to happen. Little do they know that soon they'll be running for their lives, as a new danger threatens to destroy everything and everyone they care about. Kale and Strife will need all their strength and courage to survive their journey into the unknown. But the shadows are full of enemies, and still more surprises lie in wait ...will they ever make it back home again?

This thrilling follow-up to the highly-acclaimed novel, The River Singers, will transport readers into a vivid world of riverbank creatures, where excitement and danger are never far away.

Age Level: 5 to 10 years

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