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Briggs, Stephen 1951-

Works: 178 works in 765 publications in 2 languages and 12,012 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Juvenile works  War fiction  Children's audiobooks  Satire  Humorous fiction  History  Football stories  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Editor, Adapter, Illustrator, Contributor, Conceptor
Classifications: PR6066.R34, 823.914
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Publications about Stephen Briggs
Publications by Stephen Briggs
Most widely held works by Stephen Briggs
Nation by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 777 libraries worldwide
A vicious storm has ripped away everything that Mau knows, and he now stands as the lone inhabitant of a desert island. However, when her ship flounders, Daphne joins Mau on the island, and the two work towards surviving together. The lessons that follow create a deep bond of understanding between Mau and Daphne, as they synchronously form their own Nation
The wee free men : a story of Discworld by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 752 libraries worldwide
Armed only with a frying pan and her common sense, Tiffany Aching, a young witch-to-be, is all that stands between the monsters of Fairyland and the warm, green Chalk country that is her home. Forced into Fairyland to seek her kidnapped brother, Tiffany allies herself with the Chalk?s local Nac Mac Feegle - aka the Wee Free Men - a clan of sheep-stealing, sword-wielding, six-inch-high blue men who are as fierce as they are funny. Together, they battle through an eerie and ever-shifting landscape, fighting brutal flying fairies, dream-spinning dromes, and grimhounds - black dogs with eyes of fire and teeth of razors - before ultimately confronting the Queen of the Elves, absolute ruler of a world in which reality intertwines with nightmare. And in the final showdown, Tiffany must face her cruel power alone... In a riveting narrative equal parts suspense and humor, Carnegie Medalist Terry Pratchett returns to his internationally popular Discworld with a breath-taking tale certain to leave fans, new and old, enthralled
Raising steam by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 746 libraries worldwide
Change is afoot in Ankh-Morpork - Discworld's first steam engine has arrived, and once again Moist von Lipwig finds himself with a new and challenging job
A hat full of sky by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
28 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 631 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
Going postal by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 600 libraries worldwide
Sentenced to death for forgery and swindling, Meist Von Lipwig accepts a pardon in exchange for revamping an ancient post office, but his efforts are thwarted by murderous characters who want the post office shut down
Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 585 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
Unseen academicals by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Football has come to the ancient city of Ankh-Morpork-not the old-fashioned, grubby pushing and shoving, but the new, fast football with pointy hats for goalposts and balls that go gloing when you drop them. And now, the wizards of Unseen University must win a football match, without using magic, so they're in the mood for trying everything else. The prospect of the Big Match draws in a street urchin with a wonderful talent for kicking a tin can, a maker of jolly good pies, a dim but beautiful young woman, who might just turn out to be the greatest fashion model there has ever been, and the mysterious Mr. Nutt (and no one knows anything much about Mr. Nutt, not even Mr. Nutt, which worries him, too.) As the match approaches, four lives are entangled and changed forever. Because the thing about football-the important thing about football-is that it is not just about football. Here we go! Here we go! Here we go!
Thud! by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Commander Sam Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch will be damned if he lets anyone disturb his city's always tentative peace -- and that includes a rabble-rousing dwarf from the sticks who's been stirring up trouble on the eve of the anniversary of one of Discworld's most infamous historical events. Centuries earlier, in a hellhole called Koom Valley, trolls met dwarfs in bloody combat. Though nobody's quite sure why they fought or who actually won, each species still bears the cultural scars and views the other with simmering animosity. Lately, an influential dwarf, Grag Hamcrusher, has been fomenting unrest among Ankh-Morpork's more diminutive citizens. And it doesn't help matters when the pint-size provocateur is discovered beaten to death ... with a troll club lying nearby. Vimes knows the well-being of his city depends on his ability to solve the Hamcrusher homicide. But there's more than one corpse waiting for him in the vast mine network the dwarfs have been excavating 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
Making money by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 541 libraries worldwide
Postmaster General Moist von Lipwig, who runs the Ankh-Morpork Post Office, and although he is a former arch-swindler and confidence man, has exceeded all expectations. So it's somewhat disconcerting when Lord Vetinari summons Moist to the palace and asks if he would like to make some real money, he's referring, rather, to the Royal Mint of Ankh-Morpork--a new opportunity or is it?
Turtle Recall : the Discworld Companion. So Far by Terry Pratchett( Book )
18 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 512 libraries worldwide
"For every Pratchett fan, the must-have fully-updated guidebook to Discworld!"
Snuff by Terry Pratchett( file )
12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
At long last, Lady Sybil has lured her husband, Sam Vimes, on a well-deserved holiday away from the crime and grime of Ankh-Morpork. But for the commander of the City Watch, a vacation in the country is anything but relaxing. The balls, the teas, the muck -- not to mention all that fresh air and birdsong -- are more than a bit taxing on a cynical city-born and -bred copper. Yet a policeman will find a crime anywhere if he decides to look hard enough, and it's not long before a body is discovered, and Sam -- out of his jurisdiction, out of his element, and out of bacon sandwiches (thanks to his well-meaning wife) -- must rely on his instincts, guile, and street smarts to see justice done
Dodger : a thrilling adventure of bravery and wit by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 libraries worldwide
History and fantasy intertwine in a breathtaking tale of adventure and mystery, unexpected coming-of-age, and one remarkable boy's rise in a complex and fascinating world
The wit & wisdom of Discworld by Terry Pratchett( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
For more than two decades, Terry Pratchett has been regaling readers with tales of Discworld. A world populated by ineffectual wizards and sharp-as-tacks witches, by tired policemen and devious dictators, by reformed thieves and vampires who have sworn to drink no blood. It is a world that is vastly different from our own except when it isn't
The shepherd's crown : a Tiffany Aching adventure by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength. As the fairy horde prepares for invasion, Tiffany must summon all the witches to stand with her to protect her land
Monstrous regiment by Terry Pratchett( file )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Ever since her brother Paul marched off to battle a year ago, Polly Perks has been running The Duchess, her family's inn, even though the revered national deity, Nuggan, has decreed that female ownership of a business is an Abomination. To keep The Duchess in the family, Polly must find her missing sibling. So she cuts off her hair, dons masculine garb, and sets out to join him in this man's army
I shall wear midnight by Terry Pratchett( file )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 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
Nanny Ogg's cookbook by Terry Pratchett( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Opskrifter, takt og tone fra Pratchett's fantasy-univers: Discworld
The amazing Maurice and his educated rodents by Terry Pratchett( file )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
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
Terry Pratchett's The truth by Stephen Briggs( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Discworld's first newspaper editor just wants to get at the truth but unfortunately, like other editors before and after him, many people want him dead for a variety of reasons
Monstrous regiment : a novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
The Monstrous Regiment in question is made up of a vampire (reformed and off the blood, thank you), a troll, Igor (who is only too happy to sew you a new leg if you aren't too particular about previous ownership), a collection of misfits and a young woman discovers that a pair of socks shoved down her pants is a good way to open up doors in a man's army
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