Synopses & Reviews
In the beginning, there was nothing but endless flatness. Then came the Carpet . . .
Thatand#8217;s the old story everyone knows and loves. But now the Carpet is home to many different tribes and peoples, and thereand#8217;s a new story in the making. The story of Fray, sweeping a trail of destruction across the Carpet. The story of power-hungry moulsand#8212;and of two brothers who set out on an adventure to end all adventures when their village is flattened.
Itand#8217;s a story that will come to a terrible endand#8212;if someone doesn't do something about it. If everyone doesnand#8217;t do something about it . . .
First published in 1971, this hilarious and wise novel marked the debut of the phenomenal Sir Terry Pratchett. Years later, Sir Terry revised the work, and this special collectable edition includes the updated text, his original color and black-and-white illustrations, and an exclusive storyand#8212;a forerunner to The Carpet People created by the seventeen-year-old nascent writer who would become one of the world's most beloved storytellers.
New York Times best-selling author Terry Pratchett's irreverent and irresistible tales for children in a lavishly designed and extensively illustrated volume.
This never-before-published collection of fourteen funny and inventive tales by acclaimed author Sir Terry Pratchett features a memorable cast of inept wizards, sensible heroes, and unusually adventuresome tortoises. and#160; Including more than one hundred black-and-white illustrations, the appealingly designed book celebrates Pratchettand#8217;s inimitable wordplay and irreverent approach to the conventions of storytelling.
These accessible and mischievous tales are an ideal introduction for young readers toand#160;this beloved author. Established fans of Pratchettand#8217;s work will savor the playful presentation of the themes and ideas that inform his best-selling novels.
An epic taleand#8212;set in a minuscule worldand#8212;written and illustrated by the incomparable award-winning, best-selling author Terry Pratchett.