By Terry Pratchett
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When a giant wave destroys everyone he has ever known, Mau is alone - until he meets Daphne, a colonial Governor's daughter and sole survivor of a shipwreck. With no common
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13+ years
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RHCP Digital
11 September 2008
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2.22 MB
13+ years (13-19)
Young Adult Fiction


Winner of Brit Writers' Awards: Published Writer of the Year 2010 -- Short-listed for Carnegie Medal 2010


It's witty and wise, but it leaves its young readers enough room for a newly formed opinion or two as they think about its themes of love, loss, loyalty, courage, religion and nationhood.

Author Biography

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.