The Discworld Almanak
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The Discworld Almanak

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In this latest accessory to the Discworld phenomenon, Terry Pratchett joins forces with Bernard Pearson to produce the definitive Almanak to the Common Year of the Prawn, for the city of Ankh-Morpork and Surrounding Areas & Benefices. Here you will find a Compendium to all Knowledge, and a sure means of ensuring fertility of crops & livestock, also a boon companion in affairs of the HEART & HEALTH, with notes on Husbandry, Physic, Fairs & Marts, and other such information as will render this Publication a staunch companion to Townsman & Tiller of Soil alike. Including homemade remedies for common ailments, recipes, horoscopes, scientific discoveries, a calendar, strange tales and many valuable facts about the cabbage.

With witty illustrations from Paul Kidby, this is an artistically presented package guaranteed to tickle the funny bone of all Pratchett fans.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 162 x 206 x 17mm | 252g
  • Doubleday & Co Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • Illustrated throughout
  • 0385606834
  • 9780385606837
  • 121,061

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The definitive Pratchett accessory - a must-have for lovers of Discworld. In this humorous spin-off to the "Discworld phenomenon -- Terry Pratchett joins forces with Bernard Pearson to produce the definitive Almanac to the Common Year, 2004. "Common Year, 2004 being the Year of the Incipient Goat, for the city of Ankh-Morpork and Surrounding Areas & Benefices. Here you will find an essential guide to all aspects of life, and a sure means of ensuring fertility of crops & livestock, also a boon companion in affairs of the HEART & HEALTH, with notes on Husbandry, Physic, Fairs & Marts, and other such information as will render this Publication a staunch companion to Townsman & Tiller of Soil alike. Including homemade remedies for common ailments, recipes, horoscopes, scientific discoveries, a calendar, strange tales and much, much more... With witty illustrations, this is an artistically presented package guaranteed to tickle the funny bone of all Pratchett fans.
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"With thys Almanak as my gide my every venture is bound to prosper"
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About Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett is one of the most popular authors writing today. He lives behind a keyboard in Wiltshire and says he 'doesn't want to get a life, because it feels as though he's trying to lead three already'. He was appointed OBE in 1998. He is the author of the phenomenally successful Discworld series and his trilogy for young readers, The Bromeliad, is scheduled to be adapted into a spectacular animated movie. His first Discworld novel for children, THE AMAZING MAURICE AND HIS EDUCATED RODENTS, was awarded the 2001 Carnegie Medal.
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