This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Matthias - This character is the protagonist of the novel who is at the beginning an orphaned young field mouse.
Cluny the Scourge - The novel's chief antagonist, this character is a war-battered rat who fears no one.
Brother Methuselah - One of the oldest members of Redwall Abbey, this character has spent his life learning the languages of all animals and the history of the surrounding countryside.
Ambrose Spike - A hedgehog introduced as a trivial character, entertaining with slight-of-hand tricks during the jubilee celebration, this character proves himself a...
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