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When Slagar the masked fox kidnaps and enslaves the young woodlanders of Redwall, Matthias the Warrior and his friends go on a mission to retrieve the children. Join the woodlanders of Redwall as they fight, tooth and claw, for those they cherish most-their children.
New York Times bestselling author Brian Jacques gives us another tale of Redwall, filled with "The Knights of the Round Table with paws" (The Sunday Times) along with their friends and enemies.
Slagar the fox hated Redwall Abbeyits peaceable creatures, its fearless mouse warrior Matthias. He blamed Matthias for the injuries hed suffered…but his quest for vengeance would have to be a cunning one, for he knew the power of the legendary Redwall sword.
Above all, he knew, the Redwallers cherished their young. So Slagar would steal them from under their very nosesand the greatest prize of all would be Matthiass son, Mattimeo…
Praise for the Redwall series
"Brian Jacques has the true fantasy writers ability to create a wholly new and believable world." School Library Journal
"The medieval world of Redwall Abbeywhere gallant mouse warriors triumph over evil invadershas truly become the stuff of legend." Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"A grand adventure story. Once the reader is hooked, there is no peace until the final page." Chicago Sun-Times
"Jacquess effortless, fast-paced narrative gets its readers quickly hooked. He clearly loves this other world he has createdtheres a genius sense of involvement and care (lots of lovingly descriptive passages), as well as an overflowing, driving imagination." Birmingham Post
"Redwall is both an incredible and ingratiating place, one to which readers will doubtless cheerfully return." New York Times Book Review
"An excellent adventure with an enlightened conscience. Brilliantly complex. With vibrant and distinct animal characters, Jacquess classically inspired plot-weaving achieves virtuosity." Publishers Weekly
"Only a churl would reject this morality play in fur." Kirkus Reviews
"Filled with the kind of vibrant storytelling that fans of Jacques have come to expect. His dialogue is lively and delightful to read aloud…so rich in detail that the sights and sounds and smells of the adventure pull the reader in." Grand Rapids Press (MI)
"A richly imagined world in which bloody battles vie for attention with copious feasting and tender romancing. Where males and females are heroes and warriors. Where the young triumph and the old endure. Where intelligence is as valued as strength and wit is frequently more important than size…[Jacques] continues to surprise and delight with intriguing plots and fresh faces." Cincinnati Enquirer
"The Knights of the Round Table with paws." The Sunday Times (London)