Brian Jacques


Born
in Liverpool, The United Kingdom
June 15, 1939

Died
February 05, 2011

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Brian Jacques (pronounced 'jakes') was born in Liverpool, England on June 15th, 1939. Along with forty percent of the population of Liverpool, his ancestral roots are in Ireland, County Cork to be exact.

Brian grew up in the area around the Liverpool docks, where he attended St. John's School, an inner city school featuring a playground on its roof. At the age of ten, his very first day at St. John's foreshadowed his future career as an author; given an assignment to write a story about animals, he wrote a short story about a bird who cleaned a crocodile's teeth. Brian's teacher could not, and would not believe that a ten year old could write so well. When young Brian refused to falsely say that he had copied the story, he was caned as "a l
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“Even the strongest and bravest must sometimes weep. It shows they have a great heart, one that can feel compassion for others.”
Brian Jacques, Redwall

“Don't be ashamed to weep; 'tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us.”
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Which REDWALL book is the best? Brian Jacques

Mossflower Mossflower (Redwall, #2) by Brian Jacques
 
  8 votes, 13.8%

Taggerung Taggerung (Redwall, #14) by Brian Jacques
 
  7 votes, 12.1%

Redwall Redwall (Redwall, #1) by Brian Jacques
 
  5 votes, 8.6%

Martin the Warrior Martin the Warrior (Redwall, #6) by Brian Jacques
 
  5 votes, 8.6%

Pearls of Lutra Pearls of Lutra (Redwall, #9) by Brian Jacques
 
  5 votes, 8.6%

The Long Patrol The Long Patrol (Redwall, #10) by Brian Jacques
 
  4 votes, 6.9%

The Legend of Luke The Legend of Luke (Redwall, #12) by Brian Jacques
 
  4 votes, 6.9%

Mariel of Redwall Mariel of Redwall (Redwall, #4) by Brian Jacques
 
  4 votes, 6.9%

Lord Brocktree Lord Brocktree (Redwall, #13) by Brian Jacques
 
  3 votes, 5.2%

Outcast of Redwall Outcast of Redwall (Redwall, #8) by Brian Jacques
 
  3 votes, 5.2%

Rakkety Tam Rakkety Tam (Redwall, #17) by Brian Jacques
 
  3 votes, 5.2%

taggerung (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 3.4%

Marlfox Marlfox (Redwall, #11) by Brian Jacques
 
  1 vote, 1.7%

Triss Triss (Redwall, #15) by Brian Jacques
 
  1 vote, 1.7%

Salamandastron Salamandastron (Redwall, #5) by Brian Jacques
 
  1 vote, 1.7%

Mattimeo Mattimeo (Redwall, #3) by Brian Jacques
 
  1 vote, 1.7%

mattimeo (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 1.7%

Loamhedge Loamhedge (Redwall, #16) by Brian Jacques
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

High Rhulain High Rhulain (Redwall, #18) by Brian Jacques
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

The Rogue Crew The Rogue Crew (Redwall, #22) by Brian Jacques
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

The Sable Quean The Sable Quean (Redwall, #21) by Brian Jacques
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

The Bellmaker The Bellmaker (Redwall, #7) by Brian Jacques
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Eulalia! Eulalia! (Redwall, #19) by Brian Jacques
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Doomwyte Doomwyte (Redwall, #20) by Brian Jacques
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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