Sir Terry Pratchett is a publishing phenomenon. Among his many prizes and citations are the World Fantasy Life Achievement Award, the Carnegie Medal, the BSFA Award, eight honorary doctorates and, of course, a knighthood. In 2012, he won a BAFTA for his documentary on the subject of assisted suicide, ‘Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die’. He is the author of fifty bestselling books but is best known for the globally renowned Discworld series.
The first Discworld novel, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983, and the series is still going strong almost three decades later. Four Discworld novels – Hogfather, Going Postal, The Colour of Magic and The Light Fantastic – have been adapted for television, with more to follow. His books have sold approximately 85 million copies worldwide (but who’s counting?), and been translated into thirty-seven languages.
In 2007, Terry Pratchett was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s Disease. He died in 2015.
To celebrate the publication of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book we ran a competition and asked you to channel your inner artist and get out your octarine pencils. We asked you to colour in a page and submit it to us for your chance to win an image from the book hand coloured by the great Paul Kidby himself as well as a signed copy of the book!
After an intense shortlisting process Paul Kidby has chosen our winner. To add to the suspense here … More
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Following on from our publication of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book and the Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Collector’s Edition 2017 Calendar, we have more good news for fans of fantasy’s greatest flat earth:
Announcing the illustrated eBook edition of
Terry Pratchett & Paul Kidby‘s The Last Hero!
For those of you unfamiliar with this glorious trip through the Discworld . . .
The Last Hero: … More
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Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book, published today, is a joyous celebration of everyone’s favourite flat earth. Full of black-and-white line drawings adapted by Terry Pratchett’s artist of choice, Paul Kidby, from his own fan-favourite paintings, this volume is perfect for those wanting to add their own shade of Octarine to the Discworld’s much-loved characters.
To celebrate publication, we’re offering one lucky reader the chance to win a page from the book, hand-coloured by Paul Kidby himself!
We’ve made … More
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We’re hugely excited about the imminent publication of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book! We’ve got copies in the office and it looks fantastic – sure to be a hit with Discworld fans keen to add a touch of their own creativity to Paul Kidby’s wonderful art. It’s that art that sets this colouring book apart from the rest – what other colouring book is full of drawings by an artist world-renowned for illustrating the subject at … More
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We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book a colouring book of line drawings by Paul Kidby, Sir Terry Pratchett’s artist of choice.
Gollancz Digital Publisher, Darren Nash, brought the rights to from Rob Wilkins at Narrativia, who own and control the exclusive multimedia and merchandising rights to all of Sir Terry’s works, including his Discworld characters and creations.
Gollancz published the Discworld novels in hardback from Equal Rites (1987) to Jingo (1997) – and … More
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