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Johnny and the Dead

Written by Terry Pratchett, Mark Beech

Part of the Johnny Maxwell Series

Johnny and the Dead Synopsis

From the legendary Terry Pratchett, the author of Discworld, the second instalment in the Johnny Maxwell Trilogy --------------------- Sell the cemetery? Over their dead bodies . . . Not many people can see the dead (not many would want to). Twelve-year-old Johnny Maxwell can. And he's got bad news for them: the council want to sell the cemetery as a building site. But the dead have learnt a thing or two from Johnny. They're not going to take it lying down . . . especially since it's Halloween tomorrow. Besides, they're beginning to find that life is a lot more fun than it was when they were . . . well . . . alive. Particularly if they break a few rules . . .

Johnny and the Dead Press Reviews

Entertaining fable * Independent * Marvellous story . . . funny, poignant, angry, outrageous and moving . . . Terry Pratchett is simply the best there is * Vector * A humorous book, full of puns and asides, wittily and skilfully written... a delight of a book for any fluent teenage reader * School Librarian * A lovely, funny, witty, sometimes wise book, exciting and entertaining and always highly readable * Junior Bookshelf * A funny, poignant story * Write Away! *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780552576772
Publication date: 10th May 2018
Author: Terry Pratchett, Mark Beech
Publisher: Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 240 pages

About Terry Pratchett, Mark Beech

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.

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