Wings : The Third Book of the Nomes

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It wasn't a thing, it was a bit of shaped sky . . . Somewhere in a place that is so far up 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 this ship. It means going to 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. The final title in the magnificent trilogy, The more

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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 16mm | 158.76g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552551023
  • 9780552551021
  • 69,583

About Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March more

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"The triumphant conclusion of his "nome" trilogy" * Independent * "Splendid" * Daily Telegraph * "Terry Pratchett once again succeeds in combining a subtle blend of humour, wisdom and naive simplicity" * School Librarian * "Great stuff" * Junior Bookshelf *show more

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A close encounter of the nome kind . . . They're only four inches tall, and far, far away from home. But somewhere so far up that there is no down, a ship is waiting for them. Waiting to take them home. And the first step for the nomes is to hitch a ride with humans on a kind of truck with wings - a supersonic plane . . . FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING DISCWORLD® more

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