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									Brian JacquesBrian Jacques
Following in the grand tradition of Watership Down, Brian Jacques’ bestselling Redwall books star animals in medieval England who must protect their home against evil. Equal parts enchanting fantasy and morality tale, these adventure-filled books have captivated readers worldwide.

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Fact File

Name:
Brian Jacques
Current Home:
Liverpool, England
Date of Birth:
June 15, 1939
Place of Birth:
Liverpool, England
Education:
St. John’s School, Liverpool, England
Awards:
American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults, 1987; School Library Journal Best Book, 1987; Parents’ Choice Honor Book for Literature, 1987

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Jacques's Latest

Selected Redwall Titles

Book Cover Image. Title: 
								Eulalia! (Redwall #19), Author: 
								Brian Jacques.

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Eulalia! (Redwall #19)
by Brian Jacques
Lord Asheye of Salamandastron has a prophecy: A new Badger Lord must take his place and reign over the legendary badger fortress. But who is this young warrior who shuns both armor and sword? And how is he to be found? Mad Maudie, a feisty haremaid of the Long Patrol, is just the one to track him down. Meanwhile, the unsuspecting future Badger Lord has been captured by a scurrilous group of Sea Raiders led by the infamous fox, Vizka Longtooth, who intends on conquering Redwall Abbey. It is up to our young hero to defend Redwall so that he may fulfill his destiny as leader of Salamandastron.
Book Cover Image. Title: 
								Redwall, Author: 
								Brian Jacques, Gary Chalk (Illustrator), Gary  Chalk (Illustrator), Gary Chalke (Illustrator).
*  Redwall (1986)
*  Martin the Warrior (1993)
*  The Long Patrol (1997)
*  The Legend of Luke (1999)
*  Taggerung (2001)
*  Triss (2002)
*  The Angel's Command (2003)
*  Rakkety Tam (2004)
*  Voyage of Slaves (2006)
*  Eulalia! (Redwall #19) (2007)

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Aspiring Redwall Characters Take Note...

Jacques says some of his tales are based on real life stories from war and the sea. But real life crops up in smaller ways, too: "Many characters are drawn from his fans from around the world," he says on his web site. "Samkim is Samantha Kim. Arula is Laura, a fan who sent in a whole list of reasons why she would make a great character."



The Best Book to Read First

Redwall for Younger Readers

Book Cover Image. Title: 
								The Legend of Luke, Author: 
								Brian Jacques, Fangorn (Illustrator).

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The Legend of Luke
by Brian Jacques, Fangorn (Illustrator)
A good place to start is this “prequel" going back to the beginnings of the mythical Redwall saga with the story of Martin the Warrior’s father, Luke, the granddaddy of the warrior mice.

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								The Great Redwall Feast, Author: 
								Brian Jacques, Christopher Denise (Illustrator).

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The Great Redwall Feast
by Brian Jacques, Christopher Denise (Illustrator)
Jacques created this picturebook and another, A Redwall Winter's Tale, both of which take place outside the series storyline and offer a lighter, verse-based visit with Redwall Abbey and its inhabitants. Here, the animals prepare a surprise feast in honor of the abbot.

*A Redwall Winter's Tale  by Brian Jacques, Christopher Denise (Illustrator)
Photo by Mark Jacques, M.A.