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  • Published: 1 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407042589
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

Truckers

The First Book of the Nomes




The first book in the fantasy trilogy, The Bromeliad, by master storyteller Terry Pratchett

To the thousands of tiny nomes who live under the floorboards of a large department store, there is no Outside. Then they hear that the Store- their whole world- is to be demolished. And it's up to one nome, Masklin, to mastermind an unbelievable escape plan that will take all the nomes into the dangers of the great Outside-The first title in a magnificent trilogy about the nomes, a race of little people struggling to survive in a world of humans.

  • Pub date: 1 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407042589
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

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

“catapulted the reader into (a) world of complete and absorbing fantasy”

Independent

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

Young Telegraph

“Witty, funny, wise and altogether delightful”

Locus

“If Voltaire had gone to the Trafford Centre with Jonathan Swift, this is the book they might have written afterwards.”

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