SPRING LAKE, MIch.―The Redwall series of children’s fantasy novels by popular author Brian Jacques is insipiring a competitive fundraiser by St. Mary's Church.
The event, called “A Taste of Redwall,” will be held May 4, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. inside the church activity center on 406 East Savidge Street in Spring Lake. All proceeds will benefit St. Martin de Porres Orphanage Center in Tanzania, Africa.
Redwall is the name of a medieval monastery referenced throughout the book series, which made its debut in 1986. An animated television series followed in 1999. Since then, 22 Redwall novels and two picture books have been published for kids.
Animals populate the medieval world of Redwall, including hares, squirrels, mice, moles, shrews and badgers.