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Pratchett, Terry

Works: 1,396 works in 6,286 publications in 5 languages and 149,019 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Satire  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction, English  Humorous stories  Adventure stories  Ghost stories  Football stories 
Roles: Creator, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Author of introduction, Compiler, Illustrator, Conceptor, Editor
Classifications: PR6066.R34, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Terry Pratchett
Nation by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
46 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a devastating tsunami destroys all that they have ever known, Mau, an island boy, and Daphne, an aristocratic English girl, together with a small band of refugees, set about rebuilding their community and all the things that are important in their lives
Only you can save mankind by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
43 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Johnny endures tensions between his parents, watches television coverage of the Gulf War, and plays a computer game called Only You Can Save Mankind, in which he is increasingly drawn into the reality of the alien ScreeWee
Johnny and the bomb by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
31 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 3,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Johnny Maxwell acquires the neighborhood homeless woman's shopping cart when she is injured and discovers that its contents have the ability to send him back in time from 1996 to 1941 England--Résumé de l'éditeur
Johnny and the dead by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
35 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After twelve-year-old Johnny Maxwell suddenly starts seeing and talking to ghosts, he and his friends become involved in a battle to save the local cemetery
Good omens : the nice and accurate prophecies of Agnes Nutter, witch : a novel by Neil Gaiman ( Book )
66 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An amiably zany novel of religious and social satire featuring a devil and an angel who join forces to prevent Armageddon (which would spoil their comfortable life-styles) by chasing down the Antichrist, a nice but invulnerable 11-year-old boy
The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
57 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young witch-to-be named Tiffany teams up with the Wee Free Men, a clan of six-inch-high blue men, to rescue her baby brother and ward off a sinister invasion from Fairyland
The amazing Maurice and his educated rodents by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
50 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 2,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A talking cat, intelligent rats, and a strange boy cooperate in a Pied Piper scam until they try to con the wrong town and are confronted by a deadly evil rat king. One rat, popping up here and there, squeaking loudly, and taking a bath in the cream, could be a plague all by himself. After a few days of this, it was amazing how glad people were to see the kid with his magical rat pipe. And they were amazing when the rats followed hint out of town. They'd have been really amazed if they'd ever found out that the rats and the piper met up with a cat somewhere outside of town and solemnly counted out the money. The Amazing Maurice runs the perfect Pied Piper scam. This streetwise alley cat knows the value of cold, hard cash and can talk his way into and out of anything. But when Maurice and his cohorts decide to con the town of Bad Blinitz, it will take more than fast talking to survive the danger that awaits. For this is a town where food is scarce and rats are hated, where cellars are lined with deadly traps, and where a terrifying evil lurks beneath the hunger-stricken streets
The colour of magic by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
97 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first of the Discworld series, the inept wizard Rincewind finds himself the reluctant escort of the Discworld's first tourist, Twoflower, and his psychopathic Luggage
A hat full of sky by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
45 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tiffany Aching, a young witch-in-training, learns about magic and responsibility as she battles a disembodied monster with the assistance of the six-inch-high Wee Free Men and Mistress Weatherwax, the greatest witch in the world. Annotation. The Heroine: Tiffany Aching, incipient witch and cheese maker extraordinaire. Once saved world from Queen of the Elves. Is about to discover that battling evil monarchs is child's play compared to mortal combat with a Hiver (see below). At eleven years old, is boldest heroine ever to have confronted the Forces of Darkness while armed with a frying pan. The Threat: A Hiver, insidious disembodied presence drawn to powerful magic. highly dangerous, frequently lethal. Cannot be stopped with iron or fire. Its target: Tiffany Aching (see above). The Nac Mac Feegle: A.k.a. the Wee Free Men. Height: six inches. Color: blue. Famed for drinking, stealing, and fighting. Will attack anything larger than themselves. Members include: Rob Anybody, Daft Wullie, and Awfully Wee Billy Bigchin. Allies to Tiffany Aching (see above). The Book: Hilarious, breathtaking, spine-tingling sequel to the acclaimed Wee Free Men. The Author: Terry Pratchett, celebrated creator of the internationally best-selling Discworld series. Carnegie Medalist and writer extraordinaire
Going postal : a novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
52 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arch-swindler Moist Van Lipwig never believed his confidence crimes were hanging offenses-until he found himself with a noose tightly around his neck, dropping through a trapdoor, and falling into-a government job? By all rights, Moist should have met his maker. Instead, it's Lord Vetinari, supreme ruler of Ankh-Morpork, who promptly offers him a job as Postmaster. Since his only other option is a nonliving one, Moist accepts the position-and the hulking golem watchdog who comes along with it, just in case Moist was considering abandoning his responsibilities prematurely. Getting the moribund Postal Service up and running again, however, may be a near-impossible task, what with literally mountains of decades-old undelivered mail clogging every nook and cranny of the broken-down post office building; and with only a few creaky old postmen and one rather unstable, pin-obsessed youth available to deliver it. Worse still, Moist could swear the mail is talking to him
Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
45 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 2,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When witch-in-training Tiffany Aching accidentally interrupts the Dance of the Seasons and awakens the interest of the elemental spirit of Winter, she requires the help of the six-inch-high, sword-wielding, sheep-stealing Wee Free Men to put the seasons aright
Making money : a novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
46 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Moist von Lipwig, condemned prisoner turned postal worker extraordinaire is now in charge of a different branch of the government: overseeing the printing of Ankh-Morpork's first paper currency. A dream come true for a former arch-swindler-- or is it?"--Page 4 of cover
Thud! : a novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
42 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A seemingly routine day in the life of City Watch commander Sam Vimes is abruptly interrupted by an unsolved murder, an impending war, an unwanted new recruit, and a pesky government inspector. By the author of Going Postal. It's a game of Trolls and Dwarfs where the player must take both sides to win. It's the noise a troll club makes when crushing in a dwarf skull, or when a dwarfish axe cleaves a trollish cranium. It's the unsettling sound of history about to repeat itself. THUD! It's the most extraordinary, outrageous, provocative, insightful, and keenly cutting flight of fancy yet from Discworld's incomparable supreme creator, Terry Pratchett. Commander Sam Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch admits he may not be the sharpest knife in the cutlery drawer. He might not even be a spoon. But he's dogged and honest and he'll be damned if he lets anyone disturb his city's always tentative peace, and that includes a rabble-rousing dwarf from the sticks (or deep beneath them) who's been stirring up big trouble on the eve of the anniversary of one of Discworld's most infamous historical events. Centuries earlier, in a gods-forsaken hellhole called Koom Valley, a horde of trolls met a division of dwarfs in bloody combat. Though nobody's quite sure why they fought or who actually won, hundreds of years on each species still bears the cultural scars, and one views the other with simmering animosity and distrust. Lately, an influential dwarf, Grag Hamcrusher, has been fomenting unrest among Ankh-Morpork's more diminutive citizens with incendiary speeches. And it doesn't help matters when the pint-size provocateur is discovered beaten to death, with a troll club lying conveniently nearby. Vimes knows the well-being of his smoldering city depends on his ability to solve the Hamcrusher homicide without delay. (Vimes's secondmost-pressing responsibility, in fact, next to being home every evening at six sharp to read Where's My Cow? to Young Sam.) Whatever it takes to unstick this very sticky situation, Vimes will do it, even tolerating having a vampire in the Watch. But there's more than one corpse waiting for him in the eerie, summoning darkness of the vast, labyrinthine mine network the dwarfs have been excavating in secret beneath Ankh-Morpork's streets. A deadly puzzle is pulling Sam Vimes deep into the muck and mire of superstition, hatred, and fear, and perhaps all the way to Koom Valley itself
Dodger by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
24 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In an alternative version of Victorian London, seventeen-year-old Dodger, a cunning and cheeky street urchin, unexpectedly rises in life when he saves a mysterious girl, meets Charles Dickens, and unintentionally puts a stop to the murders of Sweeney Todd"--
Unseen academicals : a novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
37 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wizards of Unseen University in the ancient city of Ankh-Morpork must win a football match, without using magic, so they're in the mood for trying everything else. As the match approaches, four lives are entangled and changed forever
The fifth elephant : a novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
55 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commander Vimes is on a case that takes him all around Discworld
Monstrous regiment : a novel of discworld by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
48 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Running the family inn despite dwindling resources while her brother is away at war, Polly cuts off her hair to join the army and notices that her fellow recruits seem to be hiding secrets of their own
Thief of time : a novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
49 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carefully reallocating the Time of Discworld to where it is most needed, Monk of History Lu Tze and his apprentice begin a literal race against time when the world's first truly accurate clock threatens to stop Time forever
Night watch by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
49 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sam Vimes can't tell what kind of day he's having. One moment he's fighting a ruthless murderer on top of the library of the Unseen University. The next, he's thrown back in time. But, the city's on the brink of revolt, and that killer he was after in the future is with him here in the past, which is now the present. Now all Vimes has to do is figure out how to get back home--but first he has to change the outcome of a bloody rebellion
I shall wear midnight by Terry Pratchett ( Book )
29 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Tiffany Aching, the witch of the Chalk, seeks her place amid a troublesome populace and tries to control the ill-behaved, six-inch-high Wee Free Men who follow her as she faces an ancient evil that agitates against witches. Possible conclusion to the Discworld series
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Alternative Names
Praatchett, Terence David john
Pratčett, Terri 1948-
Pratchett, Terence David John.
Pratchett, Terri
Pratchett, Terry 1948- Sir
Pratchett, Terry, Sir, 1948-
Prečets, Terijs 1948-
Terry Prachett
Пратчетт, Терри
פראצ׳ט, י.
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