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Johnny and the Bomb

Written by Terry Pratchett

Johnny and the Bomb Synopsis

It's May 21 1941, thought Johnny. It's war. Johnny Maxwell and his friends have to do something when they find Mrs Tachyon, the local bag lady, semi-conscious in an alley ...as long as it's not the kiss of live. But there's more to Mrs Tachyon than a squeaky trolley and a bunch of dubious black bags. Somehow she holds the key to different times, different eras - including the Blackbury Blitz in 1041. Suddenly now isn't the safe place Johnny once thought it was as he finds himself caught up more and more with then ...

Johnny and the Bomb Press Reviews

Three hours of exciting listening -- Mary Arrigan Irish Examiner Tony Robinson, undoubtedly the Pratchett voice of choice, puts heart and soul and many outrages squeals and bellows into this gripping yarn -- Christina Hardyment The Times Tony Robinson has created a splendid array of voices, and listeners will be transported to Johnny Maxwell's town and his world in no time at all Through the Looking Glass Witty dialogue allied to thought-provoking ideas The School Librarian Enormously entertaining and contains more wry observations than you could shake a Heinkel at Daily Telegraph

Book Information

ISBN: 9781846576669
Publication date: 4th October 2007
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Random House Children's Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: CD-Audio

About Terry Pratchett

Sir Terry Pratchett is one of the most popular authors writing in the UK today. He is the acclaimed creator of the Discworld(R) series, the first title in which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. Worldwide sales of his books are in excess of 65 million, and they have been translated into 36 languages. He has written a number of titles for younger readers, including The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, which won the Carnegie Medal in the UK, and Nation, which was a Printz Honor Book in the US. He was awarded an OBE in 1998, and a Knighthood ...

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