Stephen Briggs

The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents
  • The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents

  • *The book that inspired the big-hit new film, coming autumn 2022. Read before you see! With amazing content, from scripts to film art*

    'An astonishing novel' Financial Times

    IT'S A RAT-EAT-RAT WORLD . . .

    Maurice, a streetwise tomcat, has the perfect money-making scam. Everyone knows the stories about rats and pipers, and Maurice has a stupid-looking kid with a pipe, and his very own plague of rats - strangely educated rats . . .

    But in Bad Blintz, the little con suddenly goes down the drain. Because someone there is not playing by the rules, and now the rats must learn a new word.

    EVIL.

    The rules have changed. And this story is no longer dancing to the piper's tune . . .

Biography for Stephen Briggs Terry Pratchett is fifty and lives behind a keyboard in Wiltshire, where he answers letters in a desperate attempt to find time to write. He used to grow carnivorous plants but now they've taken over the greenhouse and he avoids going in. He feels it may be time to get a life, since apparently they're terribly useful. Carpe Jugulum is the twenty-third novel in his phenomenally successful Discworld series. Biography for Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett is one of the most popular authors writing today. He lives behind a keyboard in Wiltshire and says he 'doesn't want to get a life, because it feels as though he's trying to lead three already'. He was appointed OBE in 1998. He is the author of the phenomenally successful Discworld series and his trilogy for young readers, The Bromeliad, is scheduled to be adapted into a spectacular animated movie. His first Discworld novel for children, THE AMAZING MAURICE AND HIS EDUCATED RODENTS, was awarded the 2001 Carnegie Medal.

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