Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories

By Terry Pratchett

A fantastically illustrated selection of brief tales through grasp storyteller Sir Terry Pratchett, that includes dragons, dinosaurs, cavemen and vehicle races!
Dragons have invaded Crumbling fortress, and all of King Arthur's knights are both on vacation or vacationing their grannies. It's a disaster!

fortunately, there's a spare swimsuit of armour and a truly small boy referred to as Ralph who's keen to fill it. including Fortnight the Friday knight and Fossfiddle the wizard, Ralph units out to defeat the fearsome fire-breathers.

yet there's a teeny weeny shock in store...

Fourteen beautifully humorous tales from grasp storyteller Sir Terry Pratchett, packed with time commute and tortoises, monsters and mayhem

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Open! ’ as an alternative the door become purple meringue. Fossfiddle continuously bought issues mistaken. ‘My be aware, dashed tasty door that,’ acknowledged Fortnight, after they ultimately obtained via. They have been in an empty courtyard. It appeared they have been being watched. ‘I don’t like this much,’ he further, having a look round and drawing his sword. ‘I get the sensation that anything goes to leap out on us. ’ ‘That’s really nice, i need to say,’ stated Fossfiddle, whose nerves weren't nearly as good as they'd been. ‘It’s all right,’ stated Ralph. ‘Dragons are seldom greater than the common condo and never a lot warmer than the common furnace.

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