Imatge de l'autor

Brian Jacques (1939–2011)

Autor/a de Redwall

167+ obres 82,576 Membres 476 Ressenyes 127 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Brian Jacques was born in Liverpool, England on June 15, 1939. After he finished St. John's School at the age of fifteen, he became a merchant seaman and travelled to numerous ports including New York, Valparaiso, San Francisco, and Yokohama. Tiring of the lonely life of a sailor, he returned to mostra'n més Liverpool where he worked as a railway fireman, a longshoreman, a long-distance truck driver, a bus driver, a boxer, a police constable, a postmaster, and a stand-up comic. During the sixties, he was a member of the folk singing group The Liverpool Fishermen. He wrote both poetry and music, but he began his writing career in earnest as a playwright. His three stage plays Brown Bitter, Wet Nellies, and Scouse have been performed at the Everyman Theatre. He wrote Redwall for the children at the Royal Wavertree School for the Blind in Liverpool, where he delivered milk as a truck driver. His style of writing is very descriptive, because of the nature of his first audience, for whom he painted pictures with words, so that they could see them in their imaginations. After Alan Durband, his childhood English teacher, read Redwall, he showed it to a publisher without telling Jacques. This event led to a contract for the first five books in the Redwall series. He also wrote the Castaways of the Flying Dutchman series. He died on February 5, 2011. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
Nota de desambiguació:

(eng) Chris Baker is the real name of Fangorn, the artist, who is not Brian Jacques.


Obres de Brian Jacques

Redwall (1986) 11,236 exemplars
Mossflower (1988) 7,013 exemplars
Mattimeo (1989) 5,328 exemplars
Martin the Warrior (1993) 4,761 exemplars
Mariel of Redwall (1991) 4,660 exemplars
Salamandastron (1992) 4,254 exemplars
The Bellmaker (Redwall, Book 7) (1994) 3,718 exemplars
Outcast of Redwall (1995) 3,715 exemplars
The Long Patrol (1997) 3,397 exemplars
The Pearls of Lutra (1996) 3,371 exemplars
The Legend of Luke (1999) 3,305 exemplars
Lord Brocktree (2000) 3,231 exemplars
Marlfox (1998) 3,215 exemplars
Taggerung (2001) 2,718 exemplars
Triss (2002) 2,456 exemplars
Loamhedge (2003) 1,966 exemplars
Rakkety Tam (2004) 1,767 exemplars
Castaways of the Flying Dutchman (2001) 1,659 exemplars
High Rhulain (2005) 1,506 exemplars
Eulalia! (2007) 1,165 exemplars
The Angel's Command (2003) 1,078 exemplars
Doomwyte (2008) 886 exemplars
The Sable Quean (2010) 762 exemplars
The Great Redwall Feast (1996) 614 exemplars
Voyage of Slaves (2006) 577 exemplars
The Rogue Crew (2011) 548 exemplars
A Redwall Winter's Tale (2001) 362 exemplars
Redwall: The Graphic Novel (2007) 361 exemplars
The Redwall Cookbook (2005) 273 exemplars
Seven Strange & Ghostly Tales (1988) 225 exemplars
Redwall Friend & Foe (2000) 137 exemplars
The Tribes of Redwall: Badgers (2001) 109 exemplars
The Tribes of Redwall: Otters (2002) 75 exemplars
Welcome to Redwall (1991) 52 exemplars
The Tribes of Redwall: Mice (2003) 49 exemplars
Build Your Own Redwall Abbey (1879) 48 exemplars
The Redwall Series 41 exemplars
Mattimeo 29 exemplars
The Redwall Series, Books 1-18 (2001) 24 exemplars
The Redwall Series, Books 1-20 (1998) 16 exemplars
Redwall / Mossflower / Mattimeo (1991) 12 exemplars
The Redwall Series, Books 1-22 (1986) 11 exemplars
The Redwall Series, Books 1-15 (1944) 8 exemplars
A Redwall Journal (2003) 6 exemplars
The Redwall Collection (2004) 5 exemplars
The Tribes of Redwall: Hares (2006) 5 exemplars
Redwall - The Siege (2005) 4 exemplars
Mattimeo : Lord Malkariss (2001) 4 exemplars
The wall (2006) 4 exemplars
Redwall Gift Package Book 1 (2007) 4 exemplars
The Redwall Series, Books 1-21 (2009) — Autor — 4 exemplars
Mossblomma del 1 (2002) 3 exemplars
Redwall Gift Package Book 3 (2007) 3 exemplars
Redwall Gift Package Book 2 (2007) 3 exemplars
Mossblomma del 2 (2002) 2 exemplars
De kloof (1998) 2 exemplars
L'Odyssée de Triss (2005) 2 exemplars
Tribes of Redwall 2 exemplars
The Redwall Series, Books 1, 3 (2000) 2 exemplars
Slamandastron 1 exemplars
Vida de Escravo (2009) 1 exemplars
Viagem Sem Fim 1 exemplars
Redwall D. 1 / Mossblomma (2005) 1 exemplars
Redwall D. 2 / Mossblomma (2005) 1 exemplars
Taggerung 9 Copy Floor Display (2001) 1 exemplars
La leggenda di Luca (2005) 1 exemplars
Redwall (DVD) 1 exemplars
Sju hemska historier (1993) 1 exemplars
Le guerrier disparu (2003) 1 exemplars
Jakestown : my Liverpool (1979) 1 exemplars
Solaris (2006) 1 exemplars
Pohod Matiasa (2002) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

Guys Write for Guys Read (2005) — Col·laborador — 771 exemplars
The Wand in the Word: Conversations with Writers of Fantasy (2006) — Col·laborador — 238 exemplars
The Annotated Wind in the Willows (2009) — Introducció, algunes edicions222 exemplars
Ribbiting Tales: Original Stories about Frogs (2000) — Col·laborador — 113 exemplars
The Children's Book of Books 2000 (2000) — Col·laborador — 30 exemplars
The Young Oxford Book of Supernatural Stories (1996) — Col·laborador — 15 exemplars
Midnight Feast (2007) — Col·laborador — 11 exemplars


Coneixement comú

Nom oficial
Jacques, James Brian
Data de naixement
Data de defunció
País (per posar en el mapa)
England, UK
Lloc de naixement
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
Lloc de defunció
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
Causa de la mort
heart attack
Llocs de residència
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
St. John's School, Kirkdale, Liverpool
merchant seaman
truck driver
bus driver
boxer (mostra-les totes 12)
police officer
radio presenter
folk singer
Premis i honors
Honorary Doctorate (Letters ∙ University of Liverpool ∙ 2005)
Nota de desambiguació
Chris Baker is the real name of Fangorn, the artist, who is not Brian Jacques.




I see some reports of language like hell’s teeth, hell and damn. Some violence.

Recommended for grades 5 and up.

Here is a link from Focus On The Family… (més)
FamiliesUnitedLL | Hi ha 142 ressenyes més | May 5, 2024 |
A hugely entertaining book of high adventure. About a peaceful abbey fighting back against a rodent hoard, as they gain more allies in their fight, like the amusing basil. It's an highly enjoyable read, that took me no time to finish.
DragonFall53 | Hi ha 142 ressenyes més | Apr 27, 2024 |
Animal fantasy
Independent reading level grades fourth through seventh
Teannawiggins21 | Hi ha 142 ressenyes més | Mar 28, 2024 |
Loamhedge, the deserted Abbey, has been forgotten for countless seasons. What secrets do its ruins hold? When it becomes clear that wheelchair-bound Martha might be cured by a formula buried there, two old warriors are inspired by the spirit of Martin the Warrior himself to go on a quest for the ancient Abbey and three young rebels are determined to go with them. Meanwhile. the giant badger Lonna Bowstripe thirsts for vengeance as he relentlessly pursues Raga Bol and his murdering crew of Searats...who are on their way to attack Redwall itself. The valiant Abbeybeasts must defend their home, but how can they, when their boldest warriors are away on their quest? Will Redwall fall to vermin invaders at last?… (més)
PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 6 ressenyes més | Mar 21, 2024 |


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