Year Published: 1975
Illustrators: Bill Tidy, Bernard Atherton
UK Cover Artist: Bill Tidy
Page Count: 40
ISBN: ISBN 0859770125

According to Jacques, front cover


According to Jacques, back cover

According to Jacques: A Mersey Bible was the third published work of Brian Jacques. It was published by Raven Books in May 1975.

The book is currently out of print.


According to Jacques: A Mersey Bible is a collection of poetry that parodies many allegories of the Old Testament. The original recommended price was £0.60p, or roughly $0.98.

Titled poems include:

  • On the Eighth Day
  • Adam 'an Eve
  • Caynanable
  • Skroll from a Skolar
  • Noah's Dream
  • Joseph
  • The Finding of Moses
  • Let My People Go
  • Lost in the Wilderness
  • The First Rebel
  • Samson and Delicious
  • The Big Game
  • David and Goliath
  • The Judgement of Solomon
  • The Song of Solomon
  • Jonah an' the Whale
  • The Siege of Liverpool


This item was featured in the Redwall Collectors Community series.

Early works of Brian Jacques

Get Yer Wack: A Liverpool Anthology | Yennoworrameanlike | According to Jacques: A Mersey Bible | Scouse with the Lid Off | Jakestown: My Liverpool | Brian Jacques Meets Paddy Kelly | Brown Bitter, Wet Nellies and Scouse | Infirmary Tales | Wordplays 1 | Fireside Tales

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