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Terry Pratchett – Dragons at Crumbling Castle Review

Recently we have been reviewing Dragons at Crumbling Castle by the ever so witty, late Terry Pratchett.

This is an amazingly entertaining and imaginative Children’s story book.

It is a collection of 14 short stories
From Polite Dragons dwelling at Crumbling Castle, little people that live on dust particles, a tiny community dwelling amongst the carpet piles, Hercules the Tortoise explorer, Father Christmas paying a visit to the job centre and ending up landing a job at the zoo, and many more wonderfully bizarre tales.

To be totally honest I have never read any of Terry Pratchetts books before so I was curious as to what his style was like.
I read these stories to my 5 year old as part of our bedtime routine and he absolutely loved them, his favourite being the Dragons.

I too enjoyed reading this to Monkey, it has some lovely comical illustrations through out and the stories are very captivating, filled with fantasy that little ones love to thrive on.

An Inspirational Author who left a lasting impression within his books.

This gets a big thumbs up from us and I would certainly recommend getting a copy if you haven’t already over on Amazon.

Family Fever


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  1. thesoupdragon44

    July 21, 2015 at 4:06 pm

    I have literally just bought this book for my son, I think he has read the first story and I am looking forward to reading some of the others with him, thanks #triedtested

    1. Jayne35

      July 21, 2015 at 5:36 pm

      It's a really good read, I'm sure your Son will love it 🙂

  2. Catherine @ Story Snug

    July 21, 2015 at 6:08 pm

    I've never read any Terry Pratchett but this sounds like a good first book of his for my daughter and I to read together. Thanks for sharing the review 🙂


    1. Jayne35

      July 27, 2015 at 9:11 am

      It really is worth buying, and the stories are the perfect size too 🙂

  3. Helen Porter

    July 21, 2015 at 10:04 pm

    I think my five year old would love this as well it look like a great book #triedtested

    1. Jayne35

      July 27, 2015 at 9:12 am

      Yes I would certainly recommend it 🙂

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