Truckers : The First Book of the Nomes

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'Outside! What's it like?' Masklin looked blank. 'Well,' he said. 'It's sort of big-' To the thousands of the tiny nomes who live under the floorboards of a large department store, there is no Outside. Things like Day and Night, Sun and Rain are just daft old legends. Then a devastating piece of news shatters their existence: the Store - their whole world - is to be demolished. And it's up to Maskin, one of the last nomes to come into the Store, to mastermind an unbelievable escape plan that will take all the nomes into the dangers of the great Outside ... The first title in the magnificent trilogy, The more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 18mm | 180g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552551007
  • 9780552551007
  • 35,159

About Terry Pratchett

Sir Terry Pratchett is one of the most popular authors writing in the UK today. He is the acclaimed creator of the Discworld(R) series, the first title in which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. Worldwide sales of his books are in excess of 65 million, and they have been translated into 36 languages. He has written a number of titles for younger readers, including The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, which won the Carnegie Medal in the UK, and Nation, which was a Printz Honor Book in the US. He was awarded an OBE in 1998, and a Knighthood in 2009 for his services to more

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"A brilliant adventure story that'll make you laugh out loud" * Daily Telegraph * "Witty, funny, wise and altogether delightful" * Locus * "A world of complete and absorbing fantasy" * Independent *show more

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"Witty, funny, wise and altogether delightful"show more

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A small step for a man, but a giant leap for nomekind! They're only four inches tall. They live under the floorboards of a large Department Store and have never been Outside. But when Everything Must Go, the nomes must leave too. All they have to do is steal a lorry . . . FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING DISCWORLD® more

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