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What people are saying...

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

A hymn to nature, written with compassion and flair. Lauren St John, author of The White Giraffe

The River Singers is a compassionate celebration of nature and a gripping story. It's uplifting and sad and Moorhouse takes you right into a world of creatures "as sweet as apples and as brief as day”. Martin Chilton, The Telegraph. [read more]

An Oxford academic's new children's book could rival 'The Wind in the Willows'…the animal stars of stories such as The Wind in the Willows and Watership Down could soon have a new addition to their ranks... Katy Guest, The Independent. [read more]

Many important themes…are covered in this charming story but first and foremost it is a wonderful, exciting adventure with appealing characters that you grow to care about. An utterly lovely book and highly recommended. Anne Thompson, The Bookbag. [read more]

This is a beautifully written story that exposes a promising new voice in children's fiction and has the potential to become a classic… Emma Louise Pennel, Waterstones. [read more]

Moorhouse heralds a triumphant return to animal realism and a voice who could quite easily lead the field for an entire new generation of readers. David's Reading Groups. [read more]

Charlie Upchurch, age 9. The River Singers is a wonderful, exciting adventure about a family of water voles in danger who are looking for safety. It reminded me of Watership Down. Lovereading4kids

Sam Harper, age 9. This heartwarming tale has danger and excitement. It is both funny and sad and the characters are so believable that I felt like I was living the adventure with them. Lovereading4kids [read more]