Brand: Ace Books

Product Code: 9780441000319

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Brief Description:
Urthstripe the Strong, a wise old badger, leads the animals of the great fortress of Salamandastron and Redwall Abbey against the weasel Ferahgo the Assassin and his corps of vermin.


Brief Description:
"Originally published in Great Britain by Hutchinson Children's Books, c1992"--T.p. verso.


Brief Description:
"First American edition published in 1993 by Philomel Books"--T.p. verso.


Marc Notes:
Ace fantasy--Spine.;Originally published in Great Britain by Hutchinson Children's Books, c1992--T.p. verso.;First American edition published in 1993 by Philomel Books--T.p. verso.;Urthstripe the Strong, a wise old badger, leads the animals of the great fortress of Salamandastron and Redwall Abbey against the weasel Ferahgo the Assassin and his corps of vermin.


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)


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.


Publisher Marketing:
New York Times bestselling author Brian Jacques gives us another tale of Redwall, filled with "The Knights of the Round Table with paws" (The Sunday Times) along with their friends and enemies.

Urthstripe the Strong, a wise old badger, leads the animals of the great fortress of Salamandastron and Redwall Abbey against the weasel Ferahgo the Assassin and his corps of vermin.


Review Citations:
  • Publishers Weekly 04/25/1994 (EAN 9780441000319, Mass Market Paperbound)
  • Wilson Children's Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780142501528, Paperback)
  • Wilson Middle/Jr. High Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780142501528, Paperback)
  • Booklist 03/15/1993 pg. 1319 (EAN 9780399219924, Hardcover)
  • School Library Journal 03/01/1993 pg. 198 (EAN 9780399219924, Hardcover)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1993 (EAN 9780399219924, Hardcover)
  • Publishers Weekly 02/15/1993 (EAN 9780399219924, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Children's Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780399219924, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Middle/Jr. High Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780399219924, Hardcover)