The Carpet People

Author(s): Terry Pratchett

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In the beginning, there was nothing but endless flatness. Then came the Carpet... The Carpet is home to many different tribes and people and there's a different story in the making. The story of Fray, sweeping a trail of destruction across the Carpet.


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The master storyteller's debut novel, complete with his own full colour illustrations

Only a writer with a masterstroke of imagination could place an entire empire of goodies and baddies within the fronds of a carpet Daily Mail Mouth-watering attention to names and place names... adding greatly to the story's enjoyment factor. The story itself - part saga, legend and adventure - swings along at a fair old clatter. Terry Pratchett's writing is vivid and immediate. He wastes no time. There is little padding. The swiftness of the storyline is everything... For young readers unaware of Pratchett's oeuvre, The Carpet People is a fine introduction The Junior Bookshelf Wacky, weird stuff which should make you think twice about crossing the living room! TV Hits Magazine It's a winner School Librarian

Terry Pratchett is one of the most popular authors writing in the UK today. He is the acclaimed creator of the Discworld series, the first title in which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. Worldwide sales of his books are in excess of 55 million, and they have been translated into 36 languages. He has written a number of titles for younger readers, including The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, which won the Carnegie Medal in the UK, and Nation, which was a Printz Honor Book in the US. He was awarded an OBE in 1998, and a Knighthood in 2009 for his services to literature. Visit for further news and information.

General Fields

  • : 9780385615723
  • : Random House Children's Books
  • : Doubleday Children's Books
  • : 0.412
  • : September 2009
  • : 221mm X 136mm X 24mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Terry Pratchett
  • : Hardback
  • : Illustrated edition
  • : English
  • : 823.914
  • : 256
  • : ill