Brand: Ace Books

Product Code: 9780441014361

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Brief Description:
Following a dream, the young ottermaid Tiria travels from Redwall to the Green Isle, where otters have long been enslaved by feral cats but fight back as they await the High Rhulain, a savior whose coming has been foretold.


Biographical Note:
Brian Jacques was both a master storyteller and a jack-of-all-trades. He lived the life of a sailor, actor, stand-up comedian, radio host, bobby, even a bus driver. He was the recipient of an honorary doctorate in literature from the University of Liverpool and a New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty-five books for younger readers, including the wildly popular Redwall series. Dr. Jacques was a lifelong resident of Liverpool, England.


Marc Notes:
A novel of Redwall--Cover.;Following a dream, the young ottermaid Tiria travels from Redwall to the Green Isle, where otters have long been enslaved by feral cats but fight back as they await the High Rhulain, a savior whose coming has been foretold.;010-014.


Review Quotes:
Praise for the Redwall series

"Brian Jacques has the true fantasy writer's ability to create a wholly new and believable world." - School Library Journal

"The medieval world of Redwall Abbey--where gallant mouse warriors triumph over evil invaders--has truly become the stuff of legend." - Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"A grand adventure story. Once the reader is hooked, there is no peace until the final page." - Chicago Sun-Times

"Jacques's effortless, fast-paced narrative gets its readers quickly hooked. He clearly loves this other world he has created--there's a genius sense of involvement and care (lots of lovingly descriptive passages), as well as an overflowing, driving imagination." - Birmingham Post

"Redwall is both an incredible and ingratiating place, one to which readers will doubtless cheerfully return." - New York Times Book Review

"An excellent adventure with an enlightened conscience. Brilliantly complex. With vibrant and distinct animal characters, Jacques's classically inspired plot-weaving achieves virtuosity." - Publishers Weekly

"Only a churl would reject this morality play in fur." - Kirkus Reviews

"Filled with the kind of vibrant storytelling that fans of Jacques have come to expect. His dialogue is lively and delightful to read aloud...so rich in detail that the sights and sounds and smells of the adventure pull the reader in." - Grand Rapids Press (MI)

"A richly imagined world in which bloody battles vie for attention with copious feasting and tender romancing. Where males and females are heroes and warriors. Where the young triumph and the old endure. Where intelligence is as valued as strength and wit is frequently more important than size...[Jacques] continues to surprise and delight with intriguing plots and fresh faces." - Cincinnati Enquirer

"The Knights of the Round Table with paws." - The Sunday Times (London)


Publisher Marketing:
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A thrilling Redwall adventure from beloved author Brian Jacques.

Tiria Wildlough, a young ottermaid touched by the paw of destiny, embarks on a journey to the mysterious Green Isle, where she joins a band of outlaw otters to rid the land of the villainous Wildcat chieftain Riggu Fellis and his catguard slave masters...


Review Citations:
  • Ingram Advance 08/01/2005 pg. 127 (EAN 9781419343209, Compact Disc)
  • Kliatt 09/01/2006 pg. 52 (EAN 9781419343209, Compact Disc)
  • Ingram Children's Advance 10/01/2005 pg. 67 (EAN 9780399242083, Hardcover)
  • School Library Journal 09/01/2005 pg. 205 (EAN 9780399242083, Hardcover)
  • Booklist 09/01/2005 pg. 134 (EAN 9780399242083, Hardcover)
  • Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2006 pg. 82 (EAN 9780399242083, Hardcover)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2006 pg. 76 (EAN 9780399242083, Hardcover)