cover image Mattimeo


Brian Jacques. Avon Books, $5.99 (446pp) ISBN 978-0-380-71530-5

Among the woodland animals absconded from Redwall Abbey by Slagar the fox is Mattimeo, son of the warrior mouse Matthias. PW said, ``This final book in the Redwall trilogy is a truly thrilling conclusion to a swashbuckling, heroic adventure. The realistically drawn characters are full of personality.'' Ages 10-14. (Dec.)