Mariel of Redwall - Redwall, Book 4 Author:Brian Jacques When the mouse-ship carrying Joseph the Bellmaker and his daughter Mariel runs afoul of a pirate rat king, they are mercilessly tossed overboard. Washed ashore and certain that her father is dead, Mariel vows revenge. — "A satisfying ripsnorter of an adventure." --Kirkus Reviews — "A female protagonist [lends] a contemporary touch to the se... more »ries...perilous battles and rousing adventure." --Publishers Weekly« less
This series of books is fun, full of adventure, very well written, and thought provoking. Loved by all ages. Makes excellent reading for groups - family, school, whatever. Mariel is a brave, stubborn, pirate fighting mouse maid with a wonderful bevy of co-horts.