The Legend of Luke

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Product Details

Price
$8.99  $8.27
Publisher
Firebird
Publish Date
Pages
374
Dimensions
5.16 X 7.76 X 1.03 inches | 0.63 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780142501092

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About 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.

Reviews

Praise for The Legend of Luke...

"Swashbuckling adventures told with great gusto."--Chicago Tribune

"This fast-paced novel will delight new or returning readers to the Redwall series."--Children's Literature

"The Medieval world of Redwall Abbey--where gallant mouse warriors triumph over evil invaders--has truly become the stuff of legend."--Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"As always, Jacques peppers his storytelling with humor, sumptuous descriptions and abundant adventure. "--Publishers Weekly

"For readers new to the series, the book stands alone as an exciting adventure into Martin the Warrior's heritage of courage and integrity . . . This book is likely to appeal to adolescent readers who have found a friend in the Harry Potter stories."--The ALAN Review

"Full of daring deeds, this tale will appeal to fans of the series as well as readers who enjoy animal fantasies and adventure stories."--KLIATT

Praise for Brian Jacques' Redwall series...

"Astonishing!"--Kirkus Reviews

"Energetic fantasy!"--The New York Times Book Review

"Rousing adventure!"--Publishers Weekly

"Old-fashioned swashbuckling adventure."--Locus

"Jacques's realistically drawn characters are full of personality."--Publishers Weekly