Originaly worked on the Liverpool docks but became famous as a radio presenter. Brian is well known for his storytelling and poetry and he often visits local schools to read his stories and teach children about poetry.
He has written many childrens books, notably 'The Tales Of Redwall' series.
'The Times' quoted, ' Not since Roald Dahl have children filled their shelves so compulsively'
Brian Jacques is also known as a comedian and folk singer.