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Briggs, Stephen

Works: 69 works in 116 publications in 1 language and 1,690 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Ghost stories  Fantasy fiction  Humorous stories  History  Case studies  Science fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Conceptor, Illustrator
Classifications: PR6066.R34, [FIC]
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Publications about Stephen Briggs
Publications by Stephen Briggs
Most widely held works about Stephen Briggs
Most widely held works by Stephen Briggs
The carpet people by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
The Illustrated Edition of the hilarious fantasy, co-written by Terry Pratchett, at age seventeen, and Terry Pratchett, at age forty-three In the beginning, there was nothing but endless flatness. Then came the Carpet
Dodger a thrilling adventure of bravery and wit by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 278 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
A hat full of sky by Terry Pratchett( Computer File )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 259 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
Growth and risk in infancy by Stephen C Briggs( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
This book is based on a study of five infants in vulnerable circumstances, in which the infants were all observed weekly, in their own homes, from birth to two years. The study traces in close detail the developing relationships between the infants and their parents, paying particular attention to the qualities of emotionality in these relationships. This provides a context for understanding and assessing the infants' development and the emergent qualities of their personalities. As the infants are in vulnerable circumstances, there is a particular emphasis on evaluating how the vicissitudes of development in the context of these family relationships contribute to either risk or resilience. Taking an exploratory approach, focusing on discovery more than validation, the book assesses the contribution the approach can make to the development of new theoretical knowledge, and therefore to deepening understanding of infancy. The relationship between the infant observation method and psychoanalytic and child developmental theories of infancy provides the intellectual framework for the study
The amazing Maurice and his educated rodents by Terry Pratchett( file )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 91 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
The last hero by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
He's been a legend in his own lifetime. He can remember the great days of high adventure. He can remember when people didn't tell you off for killing dragons. But he can't always remember, these days, where he put his teeth ... Now, Cohen the Barbarian is going on one final quest. He's going to climb the highest mountain in the Discworld and meet his gods. He doesn't like the way they let men grow old and die. The last hero in the world is going to return what the first hero stole. With a vengeance. That'll mean the end of the world, if no one stops him in time. Someone is going to try. So who knows who the last hero really is?
Addictions by Stephen Briggs( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
The wee free men a story of Discworld by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Up on the chalk downs they call The Wold, witches are banned - ever since the Baron's son vanished in the woods. Anyway, as all witches know, chalk's no good for magic. Nine-year-old Tiffany Aching thinks her Granny might have been a witch. But now Granny Aching is dead, it's up to Tiffany to investigate strange happenings: a fairy-tale monster in the stream, a headless horseman and, strangest of all, the tiny blue men in kilts, the Wee Free Men, who have come looking for the new "hag". These are the Nac Mac Feegles who like nothing better than thievin', fightin' and drinkin'. Then Tiffany's young brother goes missing and Tiffany and the Wee Free Men must join forces to save him for the Queen of the Fairies
Wings by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Somewhere in a place so far up that 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 ship. It means going 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
Nation by Terry Pratchett( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 39 libraries worldwide
On the day the world ends, Mau is on his way home from the Boys' Island. And then a huge wave comes, bringing the Sweet Judy through the island rainforest. As the ship comes to a crashing halt, only one soul is left alive. The village has gone. The Nation as it was has gone. Now there's just Mau, a trouserman girl who wears far too much, and an awful lot of big misunderstandings. Together they must forge a new Nation and create a new history. But the old history isn't going to just go away, at least not while the Grandfathers still have a voice. And Mau must look into the past before he can face the future
A blink of the screen collected shorter fiction by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
In the four decades since his first book appeared in print, Terry Pratchett has become one of the world's best-loved authors. Here for the first time are his short stories and other short-form fiction collected into one volume. A Blink of the Screen charts the course of Pratchett's writing career: from his schooldays through to his first writing job on the Bucks Free Press, and the origins of his debut novel, The Carpet People; and on again to the phenomenally successful Discworld series. Here are characters both familiar and undiscovered; abandoned worlds and others still expanding; adventure, chickens, death, disco and, actually, some quite disturbing ideas about Christmas, all of it shot through with Terry's inimitable brand of humour
Good omens by Terry Pratchett( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
There is a hint of Armageddon in the air. According to the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (recorded, thankfully, in 1655, before she blew up her entire village and all its inhabitants, who had gathered to watch her burn), the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. So the Armies of Good and Evil are massing, the four Bikers of the Apocalypse are revving up their mighty hogs and hitting the road, and the world's last two remaining witchfinders are getting ready to Fight the Good Fight. Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's brilliantly dark and funny take on mankind's final judgment
I shall wear midnight by Terry Pratchett( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Tiffany Aching, the young witch from The Wee Free Men, A Hat Full of Sky and Wintersmith is back in a new adventure featuring Discworld characters both familiar to fans (such as Tiffany, the Wee Free Men, Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg) and new (meet Wee Mad Arthur, the Nac Mac Feegle on the City Watch whose only previous appearance was a brief cameo in Feet of Clay and city witch Mrs Proust - a fabulous Pratchett creation). Oh, and there's a magic book or two, a twist through time, a Cunning Man - and a Giant Man of chalk
Diggers by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
And Grimma said "We have two choices. We can run, or we can hide." And they said "Which shall we do?" She said "We shall Fight." A Bright New Dawn is just around the corner for thousands of tiny nomes when they move into the ruined buildings of an abandoned quarry. Or is it? Soon strange things begin to happen. Like the tops of puddles growing hard and cold, and the water coming down from the sky in frozen bits. Then humans appear and they really mess everything up. The quarry is to be re-opened, and the nomes must fight to defend their new home. But how long will they be able to keep the humans at bay - even with the help of the monster Jekub?
Monstrous regiment. Spoken Word by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
It was a sudden strange fancy ... and now Polly Perks, in her brother's clothes and her hair cut off, has joined up to fight for her country, just like the song says. But who is the enemy? What is she really fighting for? Why does she need a rolled-up pair of socks? War teaches you a lot, she finds, when it turns out that you've joined ... the Monstrous Regiment
Making money : a novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in Undetermined and held by 20 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?"--P. [4] of cover
Eric by Terry Pratchett( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Undetermined and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Discworld's only demonology hacker, Eric, is about to make life very difficult for the rest of Ankh-Morpork's denizens. This would-be Faust is very bad ... at his work, that is. All he wants is to fulfill three little wishes: to live forever, to be master of the universe, and to have a stylin' hot babe. But Eric isn't even good at getting his own way. Instead of a powerful demon, he conjures, well, Rincewind, a wizard whose incompetence is matched only by Eric's. And as if that wasn't bad enough, that lovable travel accessory the Luggage has arrived, too. Accompanied by his best friends, there's only one thing Eric wishes now - that he'd never been born!
Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 12 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
The science of Discworld by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Fast-paced Discworld novelette interspersed with scientific commentary. The wizards of Unseen University find that they've accidentally created a new universe when an experiment goes adrift. Within this universe is a planet they name Roundworld. The Universe is of course our own, and Roundworld is Earth. This offers a wonderful wizard-eye view of our universe. ..and once seen it will never seem the same again
The science of Discworld by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Roundworld is in trouble again, and this time it looks fatal. Having created it in the first place, the wizards of Unseen University feel vaguely responsible for its safety. They know the creatures who lived there escaped the impending Big Freeze by inventing the space elevator. But now it's all gone wrong - Victorian England has stagnated and the pace of progress would embarrass a limping snail. Unless something drastic is done, there won't be time for anyone to invent spaceflight and the human race will be turned into ice-pops
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