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"An animal world as compelling as of The Wind and the Willow...This epic adventure contains the elements of all grand quests, with heroic archetypes that will keep fans of Tolkien and King Arthur tales engaged to the final battle". -- Publishers Weeklyshow more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 333 pages
  • 104.14 x 167.64 x 27.94mm | 181.44g
  • Penguin Books (SA) (Pty) Ltd
  • The Penguin Group (SA) (Pty) Ltd
  • Parklands, South Africa
  • English
  • Special edition
  • Anniversary edition
  • illustrations, map
  • 0441005489
  • 9780441005482
  • 6,684

About Brian Jacques

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, more

Rating details

78,796 ratings
4.1 out of 5 stars
5 40% (31,716)
4 36% (28,359)
3 19% (14,803)
2 4% (2,837)
1 1% (1,081)

Our customer reviews

The story is suitable for boys and girls. It was extremely absorbing and I remember I could not put it down when I read it as an 11-year-old (that was more than 20 years ago!). I am so glad it is still in print and have bought a new copy for my child in the hope that he will like it as much as I more
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