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The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents

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The book is part of the Discworld series - but the reader doesn't need to know about that universe, since this is basically a clever, witty re-hash of The Pied Piper of Hamelin with lots of in-jokes and allusions which make it fun for adult readers, too. A good introduction to Pratchett's world.


  • WINNER Carnegie Medal 2001


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  • WREDE, Patricia L.: The Enchanted Forest Chronicles (Doubleday 1995) fantasy series with a Princess that is charming and funny.
  • Going Postal (2010) fantasy comedy set in Discworld.
  • The Colour of Magic (2008) TV series about Rincewind's adventures; based on Pratchett's Discworld novel.
  • The Pied Piper (1972) musical version of the Pied Piper story.
  • Wyrd Sisters (1997) animated TV mini series based on Pratchett's novel.
  • HOLT, Tom: The Portable Door (Orbit 2003)