FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Tammo, a daring young hare hungry for adventure, is sent with Russa Nodrey, the wandering red squirrel, to join the Long Patrol and defend Salamandastron against the Rapscallion horde.
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As young Tammo dreams of joining the Long Patrol--the legendary army of fighting hares that serves the Lady Cregga Rose Eyes, Ruler of Salamandastron--the brutal reality of a battle with Damug Warfang's mighty battalion of savage Rapscallions fast approaches.
Brian Jacques has proved time and time again his ability to transport readers into a world of fantasy and adventure that many writers of adult books would love to emulate. The Long Patrol certainly proves the point yet again, but distinguishes itself by being perhaps the very best of all the Redwall books so far. Relying less and less on the old, familiar Redwall characters and more and more on the ingenuity and passion of younger blood, The Long Patrol will certainly win Jacques a fresh following while continuing to delight his existing army of fans. --Susan HarrisonAbout the Author:
Brian Jacques (redwallabbey.com) was born in Liverpool in 1939. He left school at age fifteen and found work as a docker, a truck driver, a policeman and a stand-up comic, all before turning his attention to writing. He wrote his first novel, Redwall, for the children at a school for the blind in Liverpool. Since 1986, his descriptive style of writing has captivated readers from age 8 to 80. His books have won international awards and acclaim and have been made into a TV series.
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 91765463
Book Description Hutchinson, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0091765463
Book Description Philomel, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0091765463
Book Description Hutchinson, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110091765463