Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories (Paperback)Terry Pratchett (author)
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Dragons have invaded Crumbling Castle, and all of King Arthur's knights are either on holiday or visiting their grannies. It's a disaster!
Luckily, there's a spare suit of armour and a very small boy called Ralph who's willing to fill it. Together with Fortnight the Friday knight and Fossfiddle the wizard, Ralph sets out to defeat the fearsome fire-breathers.
But there's a teeny weeny surprise in store . . .
Fourteen fantastically funny stories from master storyteller Sir Terry Pratchett, full of time travel and tortoises, monsters and mayhem!
'So funny I dropped my spoon laughing!' - King Arthur
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 245 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
Full of [Pratchett's] burgeoning wit and wordplay . . . A delightful romp. * Sunday Times *
A splendid collection . . . rumbustious, irreverent and hilarious. * Booktrust *
A good choice for the chapter-book set, this is highly recommended for reading aloud to younger children as well . . . Pratchett's vast, all-ages fan base will be intrigued by these early offerings, while their accessibility and skillful storytelling will pull in young newcomers to the masterful author's work. * Booklist *
Charming and funny . . . Accompanied by Beech's wiry Quentin Blake-like illustrations, as well as numerous typographical flourishes, this volume will please both its intended audience and older Pratchett completists. * Publishers Weekly *
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