Awards received by sir Terry

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Awards received by sir Terry

Postby Tristan » Tue Dec 28, 2010 10:44 am

So I was wondering... is there a complete list of awards Terry has received for his (Discworld) books? :)

We all know he got the Carniege Medal for Maurice and the BSFA for Pyramids, but other than that I seem to get a bit lost. Every now and then you hear something about his newest book being nominated, but I never seem to know if he has won.

And for the British: can you tell me which of those awards are the most prestigious / well-known?
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Postby poohcarrot » Tue Dec 28, 2010 10:46 am

He's won the nobel prize for literature. Possibly. :P
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Dec 28, 2010 5:21 pm

Prizes and awards

1989 British Fantasy Award (Best Novel) Pyramids


1993 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize (shortlist)


1993 Writers' Guild Award (Best Children's Book) Johnny and the Dead


1994 Carnegie Medal (shortlist) Johnny and the Dead


1996 Nestlé Smarties Book Prize (Silver Award) (9-11 years category) Johnny and the Bomb


1997 Carnegie Medal (shortlist) Johnny and the Bomb


1997 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize (shortlist)


1998 OBE


2001 Carnegie Medal The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents


2002 WH Smith Award for Children's Literature (shortlist) The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents


2004 WH Smith People's Choice Award The Wee Free Men


2005 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize (shortlist) Going Postal


2006 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize (shortlist) Thud


2007 British Book Awards Children's Book of the Year (shortlist) Wintersmith


2009 KBE


2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize (Young Adult Fiction) Nation


2009 Writers' Guild Award (Outstanding Contribution to Children's Writing)


I got this list from HERE. :D











P.S. for gods' sake don't tell Pooh that Pyramids won an award. :roll:
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Re: Awards received by sir Terry

Postby poohcarrot » Tue Dec 28, 2010 11:53 pm

Tristan wrote:We all know he got the Carniege Medal for Maurice and the BSFA for Pyramids,


Tony wrote:P.S. for gods' sake don't tell Pooh that Pyramids won an award.
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Postby Penfold » Wed Dec 29, 2010 1:58 pm

From that list, I find it quite interesting that most of his awards and shortlisted books seem to be from the children's or young person's category rather than his adult books. :)
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Postby poohcarrot » Wed Dec 29, 2010 2:03 pm

....apart from Pyramids! :lol:
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Postby Penfold » Wed Dec 29, 2010 2:35 pm

I was thinking more on the lines of re-classifying Pyramids. :lol:
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Postby poohcarrot » Wed Dec 29, 2010 2:36 pm

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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed Dec 29, 2010 4:46 pm

Terry's prizelist wrote:His novels have given rise to regular Discworld Conventions, a lucrative merchandising industry and a fan base bordering on the psychotic.

Ain't it the troof!

Re classification - they're completely irrelevant for the Discworld books (and Nation) we all (mostly) liked the Tiffany books didn't we? 8)
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Postby deldaisy » Wed Dec 29, 2010 4:50 pm

and in that list of accolades becomeing SIR TERRY PRATCHETT would have to be the greatest honour: thats the KBE: Knight of the British Empire (well he asked)
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Dec 29, 2010 5:14 pm

Tonyblack wrote:Prizes and awards

1989 British Fantasy Award (Best Novel) Pyramids







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