Synopses & Reviews
In this sixteenth Redwall adventure, Martha Braebuck, a young hare-maid, wheelchair bound since infancy, wonders about a mysterious old poem relating to the ancient abbey of Loamhedge--and whether it may hold the key to her cure.
"Fans of the Redwall series will be mightily pleased....The story is laced with humor, the feasts are mouth-watering, and the language is rich. Yep, it's another good yarn." Booklist
"'Best ever' is the way at least one young Redwall fan described Loamhedge to his librarian....Surely many readers of this exciting, heroic story will agree with the young fan that this is the best ever." Children's Literature
"In between the battles and the adventures, there is much feasting, singing, and humor....This latest volume in Jacques' series about brave woodland creatures battling nasty vermin will be a treat for Redwall and fantasy fans..." KLIATT
"A sophisticated read, filled with larger-than-life characters...and all kinds of humor." School Library Journal
"A complex story of revenge and healing, courage and deceit." Sacramento Bee
"Redwall fans will like this latest adventure from the master of medieval fantasy."—Detroit Free Press
"This midsummer adventure...will not disappoint."—Horn Book Magazine
"A sophisticated read, filled with larger-than-life characters...and all kinds of humor."—School Library Journal
"Action-packed adventure. The story is laced with humor, the feasts are mouth-watering, and the language is rich."—Booklist
In the 16th Redwall adventure a New York Times bestseller young hare-maid Martha Braebuck, wheelchair bound since birth, wonders about a mysterious old poem relating to the ancient abbey of Loamhedge and whether it may hold the key to her cure.
While a group of adventurers from Redwall seeks out the ancient abbey of Loamhedge in hopes of curing a young haremaid's paralysis, Redwall is besieged by vermin.
About the Author
Brian Jacques was born in Liverpool, England, in 1939. Growing up on the docks of Liverpool, he attended St. John's School. He went on to work as a radio show host, playwright, longshoreman, lorry driver, folk singer and comedian prior to his career as a writer. The father of two sons, Jacques enjoys walking his West Highland Terrier, Teddy, and spends most of his time writing. A new Redwall book is introduced once every year.