Yearly Archives: 2016

UK Discworld Convention 2016 Report

16th September 2016

We were delighted to attend the UK Discworld Convention and meet up with old and new friends. It’s always rewarding to see so many folk come together to share their love of Terry’s work and continue to celebrate the world he took so much pleasure in creating. There was a packed programme of events and it was great to see Rob Wilkins,…

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Trading Cards from Discworld.com

5th September 2016

Many of you have been asking about the trading cards that mysteriously began arriving with Discworld.com orders this month! We’re excited to confirm that there are twelve different designs and every order from Discworld.com will include a randomly selected card.  All the cards feature artwork from renowned Discworld artist Paul Kidby. We’ll be releasing new sets every season, so look out for the Autumn set coming soon –…

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Discworld.com joins forces with the Estate of Josh Kirby

29th August 2016

  Discworld Convention. (August 29th, 2016) – Discworld.com announced today that it is to enter into a partnership with the estate of the late Josh Kirby, the artist whose illustrations graced the covers of many of Sir Terry Pratchett’s books. The collaboration will give these unique and treasured works of art a new lease of life through a range of…

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Discworld Colouring Book Competition

18th August 2016

  PRESS RELEASE 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,…

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Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book Artist’s Edition Announced

4th August 2016

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…

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The Jim Henson Company Partners With Narrativia To Develop “Wee Free Men” As Feature Film

19th July 2016

Award winning screenwriter Rhianna Pratchett, daughter of Sir Terry Pratchett, will pen the adaptation HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (July 19, 2016) – The Jim Henson Company announced today the development of a feature film based on the great literary legacy of the late Sir Terry Pratchett’s “THE WEE FREE MEN,” part of the wildly popular Discworld series. The long-awaited film adaption will…

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Discworld Collector’s Library covers to continue!

1st June 2016

  Excitement abounds today here at Discworld.com HQ – Calling all readers of the Discworld Collector’s Library. The complete set of new covers are to be released! By popular demand, this collection of beautiful but affordable hardback editions, currently available up to Jingo, will now expand to include ALL the adult Discworld novels. The first four new additions – The…

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Happy Birthday Sir Terry

28th April 2016

Today, Sir Terry Pratchett would have turned 68. He lives on in the characters and worlds he created. Two weeks ago, family, friends and fans from around the world gathered to celebrate the life and work of this extraordinary man. To give everyone a chance to look back and appreciate just some of Sir Terry’s accomplishments, we’re pleased to share…

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PRESS RELEASE – Gollancz Signs Up Official Colouring Book by Acclaimed Discworld Artist Paul Kidby

29th March 2016

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World Rights to publish 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 Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book from Rob Wilkins at Narrativia, who own and control the exclusive multimedia and merchandising rights to all of Sir…

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PRESS RELEASE – New Terry Pratchett book announced

2nd March 2016

Wednesday 2nd March 2016 Penguin Random House Children’s announce the second collection of Terry Pratchett’s short stories for children The Witch’s Vacuum Cleaner Penguin Random House Children’s is delighted to announce a new collection of short stories by master storyteller, Sir Terry Pratchett, due to be published this August. The Witch’s Vacuum Cleaner is the second collection of Pratchett’s short stories,…

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Long Mars nominated for Award

22nd February 2016

“The Long Mars” has been nominated in Poland for Book of the Year 2015 in the Science Fiction category. You can vote for it to win until 28th FEBRUARY 2016 here.
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The Shepherd’s Crown makes Carnegie long-list

18th February 2016

We are thoroughly delighted that The Shepherd’s Crown has made the Carnegie long-list for 2016, following on from the success of the Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents back in 2001. The Carnegie Medal is awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book for children. The shortlists will be announced on 15 March, and the winners will be announced on 20 June. Each medallist…

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Plan For a Sir Terry Pratchett Statue Gathers Pace

8th February 2016

Salisbury City Council met at the Guildhall this evening to discuss the proposal to erect a permanent statue of Sir Terry Pratchett in the city. A  petition was launched by local Discworld enthusiast Emily Brand to garner support for the project and she has been overwhelmed with the response.  The petition took both the Discworld community and local social sites…

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