New Pratchett for 2012

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Re: New Pratchett for 2012

Postby raptornx01 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:33 pm

pip wrote:Like Wheres my Cow i thought the whole Pooh book thing was a commentary on childrens book. In the Uk theres a big trend in childrens books about poo (not the bear) and Terry does do social commentary . Maybe its bypassed the states but you'd be amazed at the amount of mainstream books available as highlighted below.

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Re: New Pratchett for 2012

Postby meerkat » Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:41 pm

That child looks definately like he won't eat his greens! :D
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Re: New Pratchett for 2012

Postby RJH » Thu Mar 08, 2012 11:34 am

With my day job I can see this being a very popular book, I will be getting two then claiming them back as business expense :)
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Re: New Pratchett for 2012

Postby Willem » Thu Mar 08, 2012 1:51 pm

Don't forget:
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Re: New Pratchett for 2012

Postby meerkat » Thu Mar 08, 2012 5:23 pm

That is one seriously angry mole! :D
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Re: New Pratchett for 2012

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Mar 08, 2012 6:41 pm

Has someone nicked his hole. :mrgreen:
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Re: New Pratchett for 2012

Postby Dotsie » Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:33 pm

Just crapped on his head, by the looks of things :shock:
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Re: New Pratchett for 2012

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Fri Mar 09, 2012 12:41 am

So he is looking for the arsehole who did it. :lol: sorry I could not resist it.:oops:
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Re: New Pratchett for 2012

Postby Molokov » Fri Mar 09, 2012 1:16 am

Willem, that's a different title to what I've read that book as. In Australia, it's published as "The Mole who knew it was none of his business". And yes, it's all about different types of poo.
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Re: New Pratchett for 2012

Postby The Mad Collector » Thu Mar 29, 2012 7:02 pm

raisindot wrote:Another reason for me to dislike Snuff. I kept wondering why there was so much discussion of poo in general and this kind of book in general, and here we have it--like "Where's My Cow" and the Thud board game in Thud!, they're included as product placements. While these placements were forgiveable in Thud because that book is a masterpiece and these products are integral to the plot of the story, "The World of Poo" does nothing to advance the story in Snuff.



The Thud game predates the book by several years. In fact this example is the other way round as the book was inspired by the already existing game.

However "The World of Poo" sound like a crap book. :roll:
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Re: New Pratchett for 2012

Postby pip » Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:04 am

Ouch :lol: :roll:
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Re: New Pratchett for 2012

Postby LilMaibe » Sat Mar 31, 2012 6:55 pm

The german title of that mole book is simply -of the little mole that wanted to know who shat on his head-
Why is Germany so straight forward with it?
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Re: New Pratchett for 2012

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sat Mar 31, 2012 8:07 pm

And this stotter for a title bet it's menu's are a bit shitty. :lol:
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Re: New Pratchett for 2012

Postby Penfold » Sun Apr 01, 2012 10:55 am

On this subject, while I was at the Wetlands Trust the other day, a family with a very young child (about 3-4 years old) were sitting in the hide overlooking the lake. The kid had no interest whatsoever in watching the birds but was very keen to point out all the poos left behind by the ducks and geese. :lol: Having read "Snuff", I had to leave because having to stifle my laughter so much was starting to hurt.
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Re: New Pratchett for 2012

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:51 pm

Just been on Amazon and this was one of them :) recomended for me. :mrgreen: £13 cover price £20
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