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  • Published: 1 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9780552551007
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $14.99

Truckers

The First Book of the Nomes




The first book in Terry Pratchett's magnificent fantasy trilogy, The Bromeliad.

'Outside! What's it like?'

Masklin looked blank.

'Well,' he said. 'It's sort of big-'To the thousands of the tiny nomes who live under the floorboards of a large department store, there is no Outside. Things like Day and Night, Sun and Rain are just daft old legends. Then a devastating piece of news shatters their existence: the Store - their whole world - is to be demolished. And it's up to Maskin, one of the last nomes to come into the Store, to mastermind an unbelievable escape plan that will take all the nomes into the dangers of the great Outside ...

The first title in the magnificent trilogy, The Bromeliad.

  • Published: 1 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9780552551007
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $14.99

About the authors

Terry Pratchett

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.uk

Mark Beech

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.

Praise for Truckers

A brilliant adventure story that'll make you laugh out loud

Daily Telegraph

Witty, funny, wise and altogether delightful

Locus

A world of complete and absorbing fantasy

Independent

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