ISBN 9780385615723,The Carpet People

The Carpet People



Doubleday Childrens

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9780385615723

ISBN-10 0385615728


Number of Pages 256 Pages
Language (English)


In the beginning, there was nothing but endless flatness. Then came the Carpet...nnThat's the old story everyone knows and loves (even if they don't really believe it). But now the Carpet is home to many different tribes and peoples and there's a new story in the making. The story of Fray, sweeping a trail of destruction across the Carpet. The story of power-hungry mouls - and of two Munrung brothers, who set out on an adventure to end all adventures when their village is flattened...nnFirst written by Terry Pratchett, aged 17, and revised by the internationally acclaimed author at the age of 43, this edition now includes 2 x 8 page sections of Terry's own full colour illustrations for the book. About the Author 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.nnnnVisit for further news and information. Table of Contents Only a writer with a masterstroke of imagination could place an entire empire of goodies and baddies within the fronds of a carpet,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,Wacky, weird stuff which should make you think twice about crossing the living room!,It's a winner