The Rising

The Rising

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When their uncle Sylvan pays an unexpected visit, bringing with him a terrible warning, young water voles Kale and Strife have no idea that their world is about to change for ever. 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. Now available in a beautiful paperback edition, containing the original beautiful black and white illustrations by Simon more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 143 x 198 x 20mm | 216g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • B/W
  • 0192734830
  • 9780192734839
  • 438,738

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'A beautiful uplifting story full of excitement, lyricism and peril... an exceptional series from an exceptional author' * Pam Norfolk, Lancashire Evening Post * 'This is a perfect book to read together; the characters are charming and the book is well illustrated.' * Children's Bookseller's Choice * 'This confident debut shares The Wind in the Willows' charm.' * The Guardian * Praise for The River Singers: 'Does for the vole what Babe author Dick King-Smith did for the pig.' * The Times *show more