Somewhere in a place so far up there is no down, a ship is waiting to take the nomes home - back to wherever they came from. And one nome, Masklin, knows that they've got to try and contact this ship.
It means getting to Florida (wherever that is), then getting to the launch of a communications satellite (whatever that is). A ridiculous plan. Impossible. But Masklin doesn't know this, so he tries to do it anyway. And the first step is to try and hitch a ride on a new kind of truck, a truck with wings - Concorde...
The hilarious and imaginative sequel to Truckers and Diggers.
Brings Terry Pratchett's invention to a satisfying and consistent climax .... Here is a real effort of creativity, and a criticism of society no less forceful for being clothed in the garb of comedy. Children, thank goodness, will read it for the fun and the gallery of memorable eccentrics. They will not on that account escape the satire and the philosophy. Great stuff
The triumphant conclusion of his "nome" trilogy
As funny as its predecessors
As always (Pratchett) is head and shoulders above even the best of the rest. He is screamingly funny. He is wise. He has style...Splendid
Games & activities
Sir Terry Pratchett’s favourite drink was a banana daiquiri, so to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Carpet People and Pratchett’s birthday on 28 April, we’re making a terrific banana milkshake to toast the occasions!
Victorian London; a mysterious metropolis blanketed in fog, made up of an eclectic mix of people playing the part that life has assigned them...
Tiffany wants to be a witch when she grows up. A proper one, with a pointy hat. And flying, she’s always dreamed of flying (though it’s cold up there, you have to wear really thick pants, two layers). Read an extract from The Wee Free Men, the first book in the Tiffany Aching series by Terry Pratchett.