The fifth and final book in a series of Discworld novels starring young witch Tiffany Aching. Now in a brand-new gift hardback edition.
Terry Pratchett (Author)
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 2015.
Paul Kidby (Illustrator)
Paul Kidby is thirty-four and lives behind an easel in Dorset. He is best-known for his illustrations of Discworld and its inhabitants in The Pratchett Portfolio, The Discworld Diaries, The Tourist Guide to Lancre and his prints and greeting cards.
This isn't just a great Discworld book, it's extraordinary . . . A
magnificent sign-off. -- Kat Brown * Daily Telegraph *
From the shadow of dementia, a brilliant novel shines: Terry Pratchett's last book is a funny, fearless farewell . . . This is a book worth reading twice in quick succession. -- Christopher Stevens * Daily Mail *
A joyful sign-off from a master of fantasy fiction . . . High-octane literary enjoyment. -- Nicholas Tucker * Independent *
Terry Pratchett was never so witty, direct and generous as in this, his final Discworld novel. -- Amanda Craig * Guardian *
The Shepherd's Crown is a sometimes sad, often funny and eminently suitable testament to the life and career of Terry Pratchett. -- David Barnett * Independent *