Master storyteller Sir Terry Pratchett's debut novel.
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.
Only a writer with a masterstroke of imagination could place an
entire empire of goodies and baddies within the fronds of a
Carpets are never the same once you've read this . . . Terry Pratchett's carpet empire is an enchanting and insightful commentary on how different people in any worlds interact.
For readers who are attracted to epic but not quite ready for the weightiness of Tolkien, this is a perfect entrée; for those who have loved or will love Pratchett, it’s simply a must read.
*Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books*
The perfect starting place for young readers . . . seasoned Pratchett fans will just revel in his wit, his subversion of tropes and his sense of humanity.
A unique piece of high fantasy . . . Now very witty and politically aware in its revised version with the new ending