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Truckers: The First Book of the Nomes

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Published: December 2018
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BIC Subject: Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage)
 
Published: 03-Dec-2018
Format: Hardback, 336 pages,
ISBN: 9780552576819
Stock Code: 2576819
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An illustrated edition of Truckers by Terry Pratchett. Terry Pratchett's extraordinary, and extraordinarily funny, book, Truckers, available for the first time in an edition beautifully illustrated by Mark Beech. Imagine that all around you, hidden from sight, there are thousands of tiny people.They are four inches tall, brave, stubborn and resourceful.They are the nomes.The nomes in this story live under the floorboards of a large Department Store and have never been Outside. In fact, they don't even believe in Outside. But new nomes arrive, from - where else? - and they bring with them terrifying news- the Store is closing down and Everything Must Go . . .The fantastically funny first book of the nomes, from the author of the bestselling Discworld series.An illustrated edition of Truckers by Terry Pratchett. Terry Pratchett's extraordinary, and extraordinarily funny, book, Truckers, available for the first time in an edition beautifully illustrated by Mark Beech. Imagine that all around you, hidden from sight, there are thousands of tiny people.They are four inches tall, brave, stubborn and resourceful.They are the nomes.The nomes in this story live under the floorboards of a large Department Store and have never been Outside. In fact, they don't even believe in Outside. But new nomes arrive, from - where else? - and they bring with them terrifying news- the Store is closing down and Everything Must Go . . .The fantastically funny first book of the nomes, from the author of the bestselling Discworld series.
Terry Pratchett (Author) Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015.terrypratchett.co.ukMark Beech (Illustrator) Mark Beech has been a freelance illustrator for the last ten years, and nowadays works a great deal in the world of children's publishing. From picture books for early readers, to education and fiction books for older readers, he has even made a picture book for the ipad, which allows him to animate illustrations. He also designs greeting cards, and has even been known to work in the world of advertising from time to time.
 
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