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The Colours of Magic: Paul Kidby Presents Terry Pratchett's Discworld Imaginarium

Paul Kidby discovered Terry Pratchett's Discworld in 1993 and since then has devoted his working life to the place. He is the illustrator of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book, the bestselling special volumes The Last Hero and The Art of Discworld, as well as the Discworld Diaries and, of course, the book covers.

Here, exclusively for Waterstones, he introduces a gallery of artwork from Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Imaginarium, the stunning new portfolio of Discworld illustrations, and offers some insight into the process of working with Terry Pratchett. 

Re-Imagining Terry Pratchett's Tiffany Aching: The Witch of the Chalk

Sir Terry Pratchett’s series of tales featuring the young Witch of the Chalk Tiffany Aching rapidly became some of the most beloved stories in the Discworld universe. Written with children in mind, 2017 sees Tiffany’s adventures republished for a new generation of readers. Deputy Art Director for Penguin Random House, Ben Hughes, takes us through the re-imagining of a Discworld icon.

Five things we loved this week

Five things we loved this week

Posted on 12th Feb, 2016 by Sally Campbell

Our literary round-up of the last seven days

Five things we loved this week

Five things we loved this week

Posted on 15th Jan, 2016 by Sally Campbell

Our literary round-up of the last seven days

Gifts from five literary Christmas characters

Gifts from five literary Christmas characters

Posted on 24th Dec, 2015 by Lucy Hounsom

With Christmas only hours away, author and bookseller Lucy Hounsom runs through some literary Christmas characters and the kind of gifts they might give...

The Top Five Fantasy Novels of 2015

The Top Five Fantasy Novels of 2015

Posted on 19th Dec, 2015 by Lucy Hounsom

Bookseller and author, Lucy Hounsom runs through her pick of the best from 2015

In praise of Terry Pratchett

In praise of Terry Pratchett

Posted on 29th Nov, 2015 by David Washbrook

Take a trip to Terry Pratchett's Disc World with bookseller David Washbrook as he discusses The Compleat Discworld Atlas and the brilliance of the great, and now greatly-missed, science fiction author.

Five Things We Loved This Week

Five Things We Loved This Week

Posted on 18th Sep, 2015 by Sally Campbell

Our literary round up of the last seven days

Cover Reveal: Terry Pratchett's final Discworld novel, The Shepherd's Crown

Including details of the Waterstones exclusive edition!

Sir Terry Pratchett 1948 - 2015

We are incredibly sad to learn of the death of Sir Terry Pratchett. Countless numbers of our booksellers grew up and loved his books. Bookseller Jonathan O'Brien remembers one of the greatest British authors of all-time.

Fourteen fantastic first lines

They say the first line is one of the most important parts of a book. Get it right and the readers’ eyes are all yours, get it wrong and they’ll start looking around, distracted by the feet of strangers or two birds fighting over a sandwich.

Read The Long Mars

Read The Long Mars

Posted on 16th Jun, 2014 by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter

Read the first chapter of The Long Mars - the third book in Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter's science fiction epic, The Long Earth.