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Redwall Wiki | Brian Jacques and Redwall Information
Redwall Wiki | Brian Jacques and Redwall Information

The Redwall Study Guide is a Redwall teaching tool that was published August 15, 2003, by Progeny Press. It was written by Robert and Janice Delong. It is not known for certain whether it was authorized by Philomel or Brian Jacques.

Product Description[]

Peaceful Redwall Abbey is suddenly threatened by Cluny the Scourge, a terrible one-eyed rat and his horde of minions. Matthias, a quiet and unsure young mouse novice rises to the challenge; but he needs the sword of Martin the Warrior! What clues lie in the old sayings and tapestries? Enjoy this epic tale filled with rich characters, true good, and frightening evil.

Looking for more than activity sheets or a who-did-what series of questions? Want to dig into the essence of the novel? This study guide provides easy-to-use, reproducible lessons on literary terms, comprehension and analysis, critical thinking, related scriptural principles, vocabulary, and activities, plus a complete answer key. Examines issues from a Christian perspective. Excellent for private schools and home study. Also an excellent reference for public school teachers, but biblical references may have to be removed.


  • About the Author: Learn about Brian Jacques.
  • Series Background
  • Vocabulary: Understand words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.
  • Literary Techniques: Description, foreshadow, dialect, empathy, foil, paraphrase, comic relief, paradox, simile, acrostic, mood, idioms, in context, symbolism, paradox, cliff-hanger, irony, plot, conflict, complications, climax, resolution, point of view.
  • Moral Lessons and Character Values: Admirable qualities, leadership, pride, teamwork, cooperation, promises, self-control, wisdom, talents, reap what we sow, God knows us, armor of God, advice.
  • Activities and Writing Assignments: Fantasy, map, cooking, animals, architecture, art, crafting, flags, newspaper, democracy, service project.
  • Suggestions for Further Reading: We include a wonderful reading list of more books by the same author(s) and other books that tie in with, or are similar to, Redwall by Brian Jacques.


This instructional guide was written as a teaching companion for the book Redwall, intended for grades 5-8. It features exercises and lessons involving vocabulary, literary terms, comprehension and analysis, scriptural principles as relating to Christianity, and critical thinking. An accompanying CD-ROM containing PDF files was also released. It is also available via PDF download.

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Teaching Guides related to the Redwall series, by Brian Jacques

A Classroom Guide to the Redwall Series | Redwall Study Guide | Redwall: A Teaching Guide | Brian Jacques's Redwall Tales: A Teacher's Guide | Redwall Novel Units Teacher Guide | Redwall: Novel-Ties Study Guide