The possibilities are endless. Just be careful what you wish for....
The sea has taken everything. Thirteen-year-old Mau is the only one left after a giant wave sweeps his island village away. But when much is taken, something is returned....
A wonderful collection of short stories by master storyteller Sir Terry Pratchett, featuring dragons, dinosaurs, cavemen and car races....
Somewhere in a place so far up that there is no down, a ship is waiting to take the nomes home....
Seventeen-year-old Dodger may be a street urchin, but he gleans a living from London's sewers, and he knows a jewel when he sees one. He's not about to let anything happen to the unknown girl....
A bright new dawn is just around the corner for thousands of tiny nomes when they move into the ruined buildings of an abandoned quarry. Or maybe not....
In the beginning, there was nothing but endless flatness. Then came the Carpet.... That's the old story everyone knows and loves (even if they don't really believe it). But now the Carpet is home to many different tribes and peoples, and there's a new story in the making: the story of Fray, sweeping a trail of destruction across the Carpet. The story of power-hungry mouls - and of two Munrung brothers, who set out on an adventure to end all adventures when their village is flattened.
It's a story that will come to a terrible end - if someone doesn't do something about it. If everyone doesn't do something about it.
A hilarious fantasy, co-written by Terry Pratchett, aged 17, and master storyteller Terry Pratchett, aged 43.
I loved it I would love to see a sequel "Beyond the Fringe" maybe. This was just good clean fun all the way through and I would recommend this for any age,I laughed out loud in several places.
What did you love best about The Carpet People?
Have you listened to any of Richard Mitchley’s other performances before? How does this one compare?
Love the way Richard Mitchley reads this sort of book.
Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
There are parts where you can't help but laugh out loud.
A fantastic listen on an 8 hour car journey! Pratchett's first book is as good now as ever! Well read by an animated reader, go unabridged and hear the entire story!
5 of 5 people found this review helpful
I usually enjoy the children's books, this one was OK, but not, in my opinion, up there with the rest. It might have been because the names of the different 'tribes' were a bit too odd for me to remember and 'place'. Still good, but Mr Pratchett sets such a high standard that I always expect to be bowled over! This book still had its 'common sense' feel for the behaviour of the characters.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
I'm used to the tony robinson voices and pronunciation so the performance seemed a little strange to me but still very good.
This has been my favourite story since I was little, and it was amazing to hear again. Anyone and everyone should experience this book, whether reading or listening, it has so many depths its hard to do it justice in an explanation
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
loved it pity it's not longer read this about 6 times and the audio book will be no exception
Very imaginative idea, well realised. excellent characterization by the Richard Mitchley. recommended to all, whether you are a Pratchett fan or not.