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Moon River

Written by Tim Hopgood

Moon River Synopsis

Follow a little girl on a magical journey along the Moon River. It flows from her bedroom and out into the big wide world just waiting to be discovered. She's soon to be joined by other children who are all excited to be exploring the beautiful world together. There is such a lot of world to see! Moon River is a song composed by Henry Mancini with Lyrics by Johnny Mercer. It recieved an Academy Award for Best Original Song for its performance by Audrey Hepburn in the iconic movie Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Moon River Press Reviews

'The perfect gift to share with all the family' (Praise for Singing in the Rain) * Lancashire Evening Post * 'Tim Hopgoods exuberant illustrations that accompany the words based on Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Browns song too, make rain a joyful experience.' (Praise for Singing in the Rain) * Red Reading Hub * 'A seasonal classic in every sense' (praise for Walking in a Winter Wonderland) * The Daily Mail * 'Hopgood's crayon and pastel illustrations capture the sheer wonder of winter' (praise for Walking in a Winter Wonderland) * Kirkus * 'Lovely, tuneful, wintry choice' (praise for Walking in a Winter Wonderland) * The Guardian * 'The words to this famous song are given new life in this beautiful book' (Praise for Walking in a Winter Wonderland) * Book Trust * 'Every page is so lovely, so appealing, it demands long, close attention' (Praise for What a Wonderful World) * Armadillo Magazine * 'The words are enriched by gorgeous illustrations' (Praise for What a Wonderful World) * Carousel * 'Reading the words in print, rather than simply hearing them, made me think much more about what the song says to us about the wonders of our world and the importance of love' (Praise for What a Wonderful World) * Parents in Touch * 'Hopgood does the impossible and makes a song as ubiquitous as What a Wonderful World feel fresh again. With dazzling artwork that jumps off the page, the colours of the rainbow never looked prettier' (Praise for What a Wonderful World) * Huffington Post *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780192746399
Publication date: 20th September 2018
Author: Tim Hopgood
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Mixed media product
Pagination: 32 pages

About Tim Hopgood

Tim Hopgood is an award-winning picture book author and illustrator. His first book, Our Big Blue SofaR, was published by Macmillan in 2006 and won the Cambridgeshire 'Read it Again!' award for best debut picture book. In 2008 he won the Booktrust Early Years Award for Best Emerging Illustrator, with the hugely successful WOW! Said the Owl.

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